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Worker-centered learning

Worker-centered learning

labor"s role

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, College of Education, the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Workplace literacy -- United States.,
  • Labor unions and education -- United States.,
  • Continuing education -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWorker centered learning, Labor"s role
    StatementJanet G. Spence.
    SeriesERIC digest -- no. 211, ERIC digest (Columbus, Ohio) -- no. 211.
    ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18296586M

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Policy and Research Publications Online Reports Worker-Centered Learning: A Union Guide to Workplace Literacy () Note: Workplace Literacy Abstract: Editor's Note: The following is based on materials extracted directly from the document.

Unions are some of the best experts on workplace literacy. Labor-sponsored, worker-centered learning programs are democratic in structure. Studies show that learner involvement increases learning efficiency while enhancing the learner's critical thinking, collaborative skills, and personal development (Jurmo ).

For this reason, much of the learning takes place through small-group : Janet G. Spence. This guide examines organized labor's views on adult literacy. It also describes several union-sponsored workplace education programs and suggests how a union can plan and operate a worker-centered literacy program.

The book is organized in three parts. The first part examines workplace literacy in four chapters that cover the following: the changing workplace, unions' stake in education and Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sarmiento, Anthony R.

Worker-centered learning. [Washington, D.C.]: AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute, Worker-Centered Learning: a Union Guide to Workplace Literacy Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — Manufacturer: AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute. ERIC Identifier: ED Publication Date: Author: Pharness, Gary Source: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education Washington DC.

A Learner-Centered Worker Education Program. ERIC Digest. "Our experience has been that the process of learners discovering their voices as writers is the most dramatic step toward becoming literate" (Pharness & Weinstein,p. 37). Despite. This document includes a final report and curriculum guide developed by a project to improve the basic skills of adults enrolled in a union-based, preallied health, adult basic education program.

Its objective was to prepare learners to become more effective workers and union members by incorporating worker-centered materials into the : Fred M. Schied. Worker-centered learning: a union guide to workplace literacy Anthony R. Sarmiento, Ann Kay, AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute, Jan 1, - Business & Economics - pages.

Get this from a library. Worker-centered learning: labor's role. [Janet G Spence; ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education.]. Click to read more about Worker-Centered Learning: a Union Guide to Workplace Literacy by AFL-CIO.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: AFL-CIO. Worker-Centered Learning A Union Guide to Workplace Literacy. [Washington, D.C.]: Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse. MLA Citation. Sarmiento, Anthony R. and Kay, Ann. and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC.

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1, 1File Size: 1MB. Advocates of workforce education favored empowering the worker and leaned toward worker-centered learning that addressed the needs of the whole person "to enlarge and enrich their capabilities as individuals, family members, trade unionists, and citizens".

(Sarmiento and Kay, Worker-centered Learning,p. 17) 3. ILLITERACY IN THE WORKPLACE. Jonathan Kozol estimated in his book, Illiterate America (), that illiteracy costs businesses several billions of dollars annually which " go to workers'.

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Abstract. Over the past decade and a half, on both sides of the Atlantic, the idea that workers’ literacy or ‘basic skills’ levels 1 are significantly (and critically) deficient in relation to the requirements of their jobs has been aggressively promoted by sections of business, adult education, the state sector and even organised labour.

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