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ERIC Number: ED472124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 144
Abstractor: N/A
A Resource for Using the Framework for Work-Based Foundation Skills.
Van Horn, Barbara; Carman, Priscilla; Watson, Heidi; Beach, Laura; Weirauch, Drucie
Intended for programs and organizations that provide employment, education, and training services, this guide is organized to show how the work-based foundation skills framework tools may be used in interaction with customers. Section 1 discusses framework development, framework tools (21 work-based foundation skills and knowledge areas, lists of competencies, links to assessment options, links to occupational skill standards, guidance and resources), and framework principles. Section 2 provides models and defines the foundation skills and knowledge components of the framework. Section 3 organizes the skills and knowledge into the specific competencies underlying each skill. Sections 4-7 provide tools, information, and ideas to use the framework for intake and goal setting, instruction, assessment, and program development. Sample forms are provided. Section 8 provides additional resources, including 10 websites, 187 references, annotations for 6 Pennsylvania and 30 national websites, and a glossary of workplace education terms. (YLB)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Inst. for the Study of Adult Literacy.