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Workplace Literacy [microform] : Employment Issues for the Adult Learner with Learning Disabilities
Bib ID 5582886
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. National Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities Center
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1995 
21 p. 
Summary

This special topic issues focuses on workplace literacy. "Literacy Practices in Today's Workplace" (Larry Mikulecky) provides a picture of demands and practices in workplace literacy. "Workplace Literacy Skills: Making Reading Work for Work" (Esther Minskoff) advocates use of contextual instruction and offers guidelines for providing workplace literacy instruction for adults with reading disabilities. "Joint Efforts in Training" (Janie Carter, Patti Maher) addresses working with learning disabilities in workplace literacy programs. "The Connection between Learning Culture and Learning Disabilities" (Nancie Payne) focuses on identifying an individual's learning style and aligning it with the workplace learning culture. "Moving toward Better Skills Development in Entry-Level Positions" (Robin J. Koch, Nancie Payne) looks at developing critical skills other than the fundamental ones--reading, writing, spelling, and mathematics--in entry-level workers. "The Missing LINK: Multisensory/Multimotor Training for Workforce Literacy" (Chris McFadden) discusses the key elements that contribute to the success of work force literacy programs. "You Can't 'Fake It' in the Real World" (Chris Lee) describes how an individual deals with his learning disability during day-to-day activities. "Brenda's TIPs on Workplace Literacy" is the story of Brenda Sweigart-Guist's success in improving her reading and math skills through Tyson's Improvement Program (TIP). Other contents include a list of 11 selected readings and a list of 6 organizational resources. (YLB)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: National Inst. for Literacy, Washington, DC.

Contract Number: X257B30002.

Linkages: Linking Literacy & Learning Disabilities, v2 n1 Spr 1995.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Basic Education.  |  Adult Students.  |  Basic Skills.  |  Job Skills.  |  Job Training.  |  Learning Disabilities.  |  Literacy Education.  |  Program Effectiveness.  |  Reading Difficulties.  |  Skill Development.  |  Workplace Literacy.
Form/genre Collected Works, Serials.
Other authors/contributors Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. National Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities Center
Available From ERIC 
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