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Copeland, Scott – 1992
Workplace literacy projects were established at Warn Industries, a winch and hubcap maker, and Oregon Cutting Systems (OCS), a producer of cutting edges supplying the timber industry by Clackamas Community College (Oregon). At Warn, project staff developed functional context materials, delivered instruction to a math class, and implemented a basic…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Colleges, Computer Literacy
Taylor, Marjorie; And Others – 1992
Anodizing, Inc., Teamsters Local 162, and Mt. Hood Community College (Oregon) developed a workplace literacy program for workers at Anodizing. These workers did not have the basic skill competencies to benefit from company training efforts in statistical process control and quality assurance and were not able to advance to lead and supervisory…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
Taylor, Marjorie; And Others – 1992
Oregon-Washington Carpenters/Employers Apprenticeship and Training Trust, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners Local 247, and Associated General Contractors cooperated with Mt. Hood Community College (Oregon) in a workplace literacy program. A drop-in learning center was operated at the Carpenter Training Center to provide support in…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Apprenticeships, Building Trades, Carpentry
Taylor, Marjorie; And Others – 1991
Mt. Hood Community College (Oregon), International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Union Local 162, Fred Meyer, Inc., and Oregon Trucking Association, Inc. offered training to improve study, test taking, and basic and critical reading skills and prepare drivers to pass the Commercial Driver's License test before April, 1992. Training was targeted for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
Burwell, D'Anne; And Others – 1991
An 8-week English in the Workplace course was conducted by Portland Community College (Oregon) at Leupold & Stevens, Inc. for workers with limited English proficiency (LEP). The curriculum for English as a Second Language focused on job-related support skills and not primary job skills, since job performance was not a concern. Objectives were…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Communication Skills, Community Colleges
Burwell, D'Anne; And Others – 1991
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. and Portland Community College (Oregon) cooperated in offering special math instruction as part of a workplace literacy project. A needs assessment indicated a problem in basic math skills such as simple calculations on a calculator and decimals, which were used on blueprints. Operators, set-up workers, and lead workers…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Blueprints
Schneider, Ann L. – 1991
Interviews with managers and other staff were used to assess the communication and language development needs of limited-English-proficient (LEP) workers at Lattice Works of Oregon (LWO) Corporation. Task analysis was used by Portland Community College (Portland) to develop a curriculum for twice-weekly classes held before or after shift changes.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
Smith, Mary – 1991
A workplace basic skills program was designed to complement technical training for mixing personnel at the Portland Bakery of Nabisco, Inc. Management, the union, and Portland Community College (Oregon) collaborated in the program. The company released workers on company time to attend classes prior to, during, and after the technical training…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Bakery Industry, Basic Skills, Community Colleges