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Bottom line: basic skills in the workplace

Publisher: USDE & USDL

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1988

Distributor: Office of Public Information, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

Source Address: 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 52307

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20210

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Literacy; Basic Skills; Employment

This joint publication of the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education describes the need for improved basic skills in the workplace and details the process for identifying workplace literacy problems including how to perform a literacy audit. The process of solving workplace literacy problems is then discussed, including designing the training program, setting the goals, assessing available resources, recruiting the trainees, working with partners, building the curriculum, and evaluating the program. References and additional sources of information are included.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.