ERIC Number: ED472124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Career Choice, Competency Based Education, Decision Making, Employment Potential, Goal Orientation, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Relationship, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lifelong Learning, Listening Skills, Literacy Education, Occupational Safety and Health, Problem Solving, Program Development, Quality Control, Reading Skills, Speech Skills, Standards, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teamwork, Writing Skills
For full text: http://www.ed.psu.edu/foundationskills/Downloads.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Inst. for the Study of Adult Literacy.