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Workplace literacy programs for nonnative English speakers

Series or Serial: ERIC NCLE Digest

Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1991

Distributor: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, An Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse, Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Phone: (202)-429-9292

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Literacy; Vocational English (Second Language); Employment

Workplace-based literacy programs take place at the work site or at a location designated by the work site, in response to needs identified by staff. Those initiating the program often expect significant changes in the workplace. Included in the digest are types and essential features of programs, needs assessment, program design, curricula, and materials, and learner assessment. References are given.

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