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Workplace Education

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Annotated bibliography on issues in literacy and the U.S. workforce 1990 A selective, annotated bibliography of thirteen of the most recent and best resources on issues related to workplace lit...
Assessing workplace performance problems: a checklist 1992 This digest looks at questions used in business training departments to assess the nature and relative importance of wor...
Beyond training: a field test of the American Society for Training and Development's Workplace Basics, executive summary 1992 This is the executive summary of a booklet summarizes a field test done of the Workplace Basics training package support...
Bottom line: basic skills in the workplace 1988 This joint publication of the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education describes the need for impro...
Business results through essential skills and literacy 2010 This guide is directed toward business leaders who are involved in human resources and supervision of employees and who ...
California's workforce for the year 2000 1991 Article summarizes the report of the California Workplace Literacy Task Force, chaired by Tom Sticht, which studied the ...
Changing work force 1993 This ""trends and issues alert" summarizes the issues around the changing work force in the United States. Print resour...
Closing the skills gap; impact of a workplace literacy program 1991 This report describes the features and results of an innovative workplace learning collaboration between Motorola Inc. a...
Corporate/school partnerships: learner centered or business centered 1999 This publication looks at various types of partnership arrangements that business/industry and education have establishe...
Do workplace literacy programs promote high skills or low wages? 1991 This article advocates workplace literacy program designed to foster high performance workplace structures rather than m...
Doing business together: adult education and business partnering to build a qualified workforce February 2011 This report is based on two surveys and an invitational Roundtable and provides information on successful collaborations...
English that works: preparing adult English language learners for success in the workforce and community 2002 This Q & A discusses efforts in adult ESL education to link language instruction to workforce and civic skills. It looks...
Ethnography and adult workplace literacy program design 1991 The digest reviews ethnography, which seeks to understand and represent the points of view of the members of a particula...
Evaluating workplace ESL instructional programs 1995 This digest examines evaluation measures and activities used in workplace programs, and discusses issues associated with...
Expanding horizons: pacesetters in adult education for work June 26, 2009 This report is an outcome of a [job and college] Readiness Roundtable sponsored by the Council for Advancement of Adult ...
Functional context education 1991 This article defines functional context as "instruction using the context of relevant work or life tasks" and gives exam...
Government as a high performance employer; a SCANS report for America 2000 [1992] The document advocates the government becoming a high performance employer. The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Nec...
How do you know if it's working? Evaluating the effectiveness of workplace literacy programs 1992 In the workplace, literacy programs are viewed as components of "training," and as such needs to be evaluated differentl...
Integrating SCANS competencies into ESL instruction resource packet 1999 This resource book provides teachers with ideas and activities for integrating into English language instruction for adu...
Job-related basic skills 1990 The Digest defines job-related basic skills and reviews the current consensus on their importance. Levels of job litera...
Learner-centered worker education program 1991 This digest a describes a writing based, learner-centered program developed by The Hastings Institute, a non-profit corp...
Learning a living: a blueprint for high performance: a SCANS report for America 2000 1992 This document is Part 1 of a final report of the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) and is a f...
Legal considerations concerning literacy testing in the workplace 1992 The paper reviews the legal background regarding testing of various types in the workplace. Covered are provisions of t...
Manual for union-management educational partnerships [199 2] This manual was written for employers who will become involved in formal and long term workforce training. Included are...
Mobile worker in the flexible workplace 1999 This alert looks at the trends and issues regarding work in alternative environments such as the home. References are ...
New directions for cooperative education 1999 This digest explores the factors helping and hindering cooperative education at this juncture in its history, examines h...
New ways of learning in the workplace 1995 The digest addresses some of the new ways to learn at work, such as action learning, situated learning, and incidental l...
Post-employment education and training models in the welfare-to-work grants program 1999 This paper synthesizes information about providing education and training after an individual is employed -- one type of...
Preparing limited English proficient persons for the workplace 2000 This digest describes cultural considerations and effective approaches for LEP individuals' work force development, incl...
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow July 2009 This report presents a projection of potential developments in the U.S. labor market over the next five to ten years and...
R.O.A.D. to success 1991 R.O.A.D. to Success is a workplace literacy program designed to help drivers who have trouble reading the Commercial Dri...
Return on investment (roi) from adult education and training; measuring the economic impact of a better educated and trained U.S. workforce 2011 This position paper asserts that billions of dollars could be earned, saved, and pumped back into the struggling economy...
Review of the National Workplace Literacy Program 1991 The report examines projects funded during the National Workplace Literacy Program's first year of operation, including ...
Rock Valley College private sector partnerships for English literacy, final report, Aug 12, 1987 - June 30, 1988 1988 The report describes the results of a project to recruit, provide tutoring, and provide classes for English as a Second ...
SCANS and the new vocationalism 1995 The digest examines whether and how the SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills) report has influenc...
SCANS Blueprint for action: building community coalitions 1992 This document is Part II of a final report of the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) and is a ...
School-to-work transition: its role in achieving universal literacy 1991 The digest reviews the national education objective of strengthening the connection between education and work. The maj...
Selling workplace ESL instructional programs 1995 This digest explores the issue of why companies do and do not provide workplace basic skills and ESL instruction. It re...
Serving welfare recipients with learning disabilities in a work first environment 1998 This analysis describes the results for the adult learning disabled population of the U.S. welfare reform model which em...
Skill standards; job analysis profiles are just the beginning 1997 The alert summarizes the trend toward use of skills standards to align the education system with the emerging, high perf...
Task analysis strategies and practices 1997 The brief presents information on current practices and examples of the various types of task analyses, highlighting the...
Teaching the SCANS competencies 1993 The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) studied changes in the world of work and implications o...
Training practices for small businesses 1999 The brief presents information on the training practices of small businesses. Types of training, barriers, and cost eff...
Training to teach ESL in the workplace 1990 There is an increased demand for literacy and skills training in the workplace, and a corresponding increase in the numb...
Union-sponsored workplace ESL instruction 1996 This digest explores the history of union-sponsored workplace ESL instruction; discusses some models for program deliver...
Welfare reform: three states' approaches show promise of increasing work participation 1997 This report reviews the experiences of three states--Idaho, Massachusetts, and Michigan--with increasing the participati...
Welfare to work: the role of adult basic and literacy education 1995 The brief reviews some of the research findings regarding the link of adult basic and literacy education to welfare refo...
What work requires of schools: a SCANS report for America 2000 1991 The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) studied changes in the world of work and implications o...
What works!: guidelines for workplace skills enhancement programs [1989] This handbook is designed for adult educators to use in establishing a successful workplace skills enhancement program a...
Whatever happened to workplace literacy? 2003 This paper examines what has happened to workplace literacy programs in the United States in the period after the end of...
Women, work, and literacy 1988 The Digest based on publications of Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), portrays the extent of the problem of illiterac...
Work force education or literacy development: which road should adult education take? 1998 The digest examines reviews recent literature on work force development as a goal of adult literacy. Included are the c...
Work Force Education; Beyond Technical Skills 1999 This alert reviews some of the trends in the development of the so-called "soft skills," or the skills required for orga...
Work place literacy: resource book [198-] This manual is for adult educators providing basic skills training for business and industry. Sections include advice o...
Worker-centered learning: a union guide to workplace literacy 1990 Part I, "understanding workplace literacy," contains information to help union leaders understand the issues so they wil...
Worker-centered learning: labor's role 1999 This digest explores the labor movement's new vision for workers' education. Extensive references are given.
Workforce Investment Act: implementation status and the integration of TANF services 2000 This document is the testimony of the Director of Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues, Health, education, a...
Workforce Investment Act: some implications for adult and vocational education 2000 This alert looks at the implications for adult and vocational education of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), passed in...
Workplace basics: the skills employers want 1988 The publication summarizes a portion of the workplace skills research conducted under a two-year joint project of the Am...
Workplace education 1999 The fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, defines workplace liter...
Workplace education efforts in small business: learning from the field, executive summary 1991 This is the executive summary of a report of a research study of case studies of 18 different workplace education progra...
Workplace education: twenty state perspectives Sept 4, 2007 Developed for the August 20, 2007 meeting of the National Commission on Adult Literacy, this policy brief examines curre...
Workplace ESL instruction: varieties and constraints 1993 This digest describes some of the existing programs to prepare adults for the workplace or to help workers already on th...
Workplace instruction and workforce preparation for adult immigrants September 2007 'Adult educators across the country are looking for ways to ensure that foreign-born adults will be successful in gainin...
Workplace literacy 1990 This is a list of eleven items in the ERIC data base on the subject of workplace literacy. Included are curriculum, rev...
Workplace Literacy (1) 1996 The fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, defines workplace liter...
Workplace literacy and people with disabilities: shifting the focus to the employer 1992 In the past, literacy training for persons with disabilities has focused on skills needed to succeed in the workplace, w...
Workplace literacy annotated bibliography [1990] The ERIC database contains a number of materials on the topic of workplace literacy. This annotated bibliography provid...
Workplace literacy programs 1988 The Digest examines workplace literacy including the need for it, how it differs from general literacy, literacy skills ...
Workplace literacy programs for nonnative English speakers 1991 Workplace-based literacy programs take place at the work site or at a location designated by the work site, in response ...
Workplace literacy: an update 1992 This ""trends and issues alert" summarizes the issues around the phenomenon of workplace literacy. Print resources and ...
Workplace literacy: its role in high performance organizations 1995 The digest describes the relationship between collaborative approaches to workplace literacy and high performance work o...
Workplace literacy: lessons from practice 1993 The Digest gives an overview of the status of workplace literacy in reference to the second objective of the fifth natio...
Workplace literacy: trends in the literature 1995 This ""trends and issues alert" summarizes the trends in the literature and issues around the phenomenon of workplace li...
Worksite training 1991 The digest reviews recent literature on training conducted by employers and notes trends, methods, and future directions...
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