Workplace Literacy

Sorohan, Erica Gordon
December 1993
Training & Development;Dec93, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p11
Focuses on 'Workplace Literacy: A Guide to the Literature and Resources,' a guidebook from the Center on Education and Training. Topics in the book; Price.


Related Articles

  • Reading the World of Work: A Learner-Centered Approach to Workplace Literacy and ESL. Lucas, Teresa // Adult Education Quarterly;Aug2005, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p316 

    Reviews the book "Reading the World of Work: A Learner-Centered Approach to Workplace Literacy and ESL," by Melina L. Gallo.

  • Illiteracy--the neglected enemy in public service. Anderson, Claire J.; Ricks, Betty Roper // Public Personnel Management;Spring93, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p137 

    Focuses on worker illiteracy in the local government in the United States. Existence of caste-like division of labor; Illiteracy defined; Extent of worker illiteracy; Employer reaction to worker illiteracy; Consequences of workplace illiteracy; Role of human resource managers; Coping with...

  • A different set of literacy demands. Jury, Mark // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Feb99, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p364 

    Focuses on workplace literacy in Skagit County, located between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Dilemma confronting Pat Nicholson, a resident of Skagit; Overview of the socioeconomic condition in the country; Background of the North Cascade Highway (Highway 20) project.

  • The United States. Gordon, Kathryn // OECD Observer;Dec95/Jan96, Issue 197, p48 

    Examines the United States' strategies for developing and educating its workforce. Percentage literacy; Increase in campaign for adult education; Factors affecting workforce development including the population's geographical mobility.

  • Workplace learning aids employees, firms. Graham, Sandy // Colorado Business Magazine;Aug97, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p10 

    Presents successes from Colorado's Workplace Learning program. Skills that can be learned by workers through the program; Skills that are usually missing from employees; Effects of illiteracy to the economy.

  • Take two to eliminate three. Bimonte, Anthony // Professional Safety;Jan96, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p20 

    Discusses the importance of T-A-K-E (Talk, Actions, Knowledge, Equipment) checklist that reminds employees to think about hazards that lurk behind short cuts and rushed work practices. Importance of practicing safety; Causes of workplace injuries; Questions about workplace experiences.

  • `...but can they read and write?'. Agger, Ellen // Communication World;Oct/Nov96, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p27 

    Focuses on adult literacy in corporate environments. Basic reading and writing skills; Findings of first International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS); Language and design of written messages; Benefits of clear language; Literacy audit criteria.

  • Workplace literacy affecting Tarrant County job growth. Costa, Fernando // Fort Worth Business Press;2/22/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 8, Special section p18 

    The article highlights the effects of workplace literacy on the job growth in Tarrant County, Texas.

  • Workplace Literacy: National Workforce Literacy Project: Report on Employers Views on Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Skills.  // Literacy Today;Mar2011, Issue 66, p24 

    The article offers information on the National Workforce Literacy Project which collected employer perspectives on workforce literacy in Australia.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics