ERIC Number: ED458427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Partnering for Quality under the Workforce Investment Act: A Tool Kit for One-Stop System Building. Summary of Tools.
Kogan, Deborah; Koller, Vinz; Kozumplik, Richalene; Lawrence, Mary Ann
This document presents 22 tools that were developed for use in a five-module training package to assist employment and training service providers comply with the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and develop a one-stop training and employment services system. Each tool addresses a different aspect of the process of developing a one-stop delivery system and is referred to in one or more of the five training package modules. Each tool description contains the following elements: a statement of the tool's purpose; information about when the tool should be applied; an overview of the tool's usefulness; helpful hints for using the tool; a summary of how the tool was used in the modules; and a listing of related resources. The 22 tools/techniques are as follows: the activity network diagram; the affinity diagram; brainstorming; building consensus; building a glossary of terms; the cause-and-effect diagram; the column flow chart; the correlation chart; data displays; dot voting methods; the fishbone chart; the Gantt chart; the interrelationship diagraph; the nominal group technique; the Pareto chart; the prioritization matrix; the process flow chart; process mapping; process task spreadsheets; the radar chart; the scatter diagram; and service mapping. (MN)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Brainstorming, Career Centers, Charts, Concept Mapping, Cooperative Planning, Coordination, Data Analysis, Decision Making, Delivery Systems, Diagrams, Educational Legislation, Employment Services, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Flow Charts, Glossaries, Group Discussion, Guidelines, Information Processing, Labor Force Development, Learning Modules, Linking Agents, Nominal Group Technique, Partnerships in Education, Planning, Program Implementation, Scheduling, Spreadsheets, Systems Approach, Workbooks
For full text: http://usworkforce.org/onestop/pdf/partnersum.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Social Policy Research Associates, Menlo Park, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Workforce Investment Act 1998