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ERIC Number: ED458416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
Pages: 117
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
SCANS-Related, Project-Based Instruction and Learning in Adult Education: A Professional Development Packet.
Tibbetts, John; Sherman, Renee; Crocker, Judy; Evans, Arthur
This packet contains materials for a professional development workshop series to prepare adult educators to design and implement instruction based on the SCANS skills, using a project-based approach to instruction. Session 1 is a full day, although facilitators may choose to make it two three-hour sessions. Session 2 is three and one-half hours. Contents for each session consist of these components: lists of handout and transparency masters; overview (objectives, time requirements, materials checklist, preparation checklist), outline for session, preparation for session, and facilitator's notes. Facilitator's notes for Session 1 cover these six topics: Introduction, Objectives, Agenda; Overview and Implications of the SCANS Reports; The Need for Workplace Collaboration in the 21st Century; Project-Based Instruction as a Vehicle for Learning and Practicing Collaborative SCANS Skills; Interim Project-Based Task for Participants; and Wrap-up of Session 1. Facilitator's notes for Session 2 focus on Overview of Session 2; Assessment and Evaluation of SCANS-Related, Project-Based Instruction and Learning; Team Completion of Lesson Plans and Planning for the Presentation; Presentation of Projects to the Whole Workshop Group; Brainstorming Uses of SCANS-Related, Project-Based Lessons; and Wrap-up of Session 2. (YLB)
For full text: http://www.air.org/nrs/reports/SCANS-Related%20PD.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
Authoring Institution: Pelavin Research Inst., Washington, DC.