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Title Expanding literacies : English teaching and the new workplace / edited by Mary Sue Garay and Stephen A. Bernhardt.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1998]

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Series SUNY series, literacy, culture, and learning
SUNY series, literacy, culture, and learning.
Subject English language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
English language -- Technical English -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Business English -- Study and teaching.
Interdisciplinary approach in education -- United States.
Vocational education -- United States.
Career education -- United States.
Literacy -- United States.
Alt Name Garay, Mary Sue, 1946-
Bernhardt, Stephen A.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 383 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Of work and English ; Toward a working English for twenty-first-century schools and colleges / Mary Sue Garay -- Work in transition : trends and implications / Stephen A. Bernhardt and Bruce W. Farmer -- Technology, education, and workplaces of the future : a parent's view / Patricia Sullivan -- Beyond basics : workplace skills in the new manufacturing environment / Sally K. Robinson -- Technical and political literacy : training and communicating in the nuclear power industry / Carolyn Boiarsky and Sarah Liggett -- Literacy practices in the healthcare industry : the challenge for teachers / Paul R. Meyer and Patricia Teel Bates -- Workers at risk, or, how you read and write might save your life / Beverly Sauer -- Transferring writing knowledge to the workplace : are we on track? / Anne Beaufort -- Adjusting school writing curricula to reflect expanded workplace writing / Larry Mikulecky -- Tech-prep concepts and the English classroom : all students must be work-ready / Gregory Johnson and Robert Taylor -- Secondary technical communication : moving beyond vocational English / Mary Helen Steinauer and Janet Hyden -- Workplace literacy and the two-year college : democratic vistas / Katherine E. Staples and Pamela S. Ecker -- Preparing all students for the new workplace literacy : avenues for English instruction in high schools and colleges / David A. Jolliffe -- Creating partnerships for literacy in the college workplace / Libby Falk Jones -- Oregon initiative : pursuing America's choice for high skill schooling / Del Schalock and Joyce M. Reinke -- Partnerships : intellectual and institutional relationships between education and business / Jeanne Marcum Gerlach and Dwane Kingery -- Forging new partnerships : exemplary business/school coalitions / Helen Constantinides and Mary Sue Garay.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585056544 (electronic bk.)
9780585056548 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42855167
Additional Format Print version: Expanding literacies. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1998 0791436756 (DLC) 97034395 (OCoLC)37437615
Table of Contents
1Of Work and English / Mary Sue Garay3
2Toward a Working English for Twenty-First-Century Schools and Colleges / Mary Sue Garay21
3Work in Transition: Trends and Implications / Stephen A. Bernhardt, Bruce W. Farmer55
4Technology, Education, and Workplaces of the Future: A Parent's View / Patricia Sullivan81
5Beyond Basics: Workplace Skills in the New Manufacturing Environment / Sally K. Robinson99
6Technical and Political Literacy: Training and Communicating in the Nuclear Power Industry / Carolyn Boiarsky, Sarah Liggett119
7Literacy Practices in the Healthcare Industry: The Challenge for Teachers / Paul R. Meyer, Patricia Teel Bates133
8Workers at Risk: Or, How You Read and Write Might Save Your Life / Beverly Sauer153
9Transferring Writing Knowledge to the Workplace, Are We on Track? / Anne Beaufort179
10Adjusting School Writing Curricula to Reflect Expanded Workplace Writing / Larry Mikulecky201
11Tech-Prep Concepts and the English Classroom: All Students Must Be Work-Ready / Gregory Johnson, Robert Taylor225
12Secondary Technical Communication: Moving Beyond Vocational English / Mary Helen Steinauer, Janet Hyden247
13Workplace Literacy and the Two-Year College: Democratic Vistas / Katherine E. Staples, Pamela S. Ecker265
14Preparing All Students for the New Workplace Literacy: Avenues for English Instruction in High Schools and Colleges / David A. Jolliffe285
15Creating Partnerships for Literacy in the College Workplace / Libby Falk Jones299
16The Oregon Initiative: Pursuing America's Choice for High Skill Schooling / Del Schalock, Joyce M. Reinke315
17Partnerships: Intellectual and Institutional Relationships between Education and Business / Jeanne Marcum Gerlach, Dwane Kingery341
18Forging New Partnerships: Exemplary Business/School Coalitions / Helen Constantinides, Mary Sue Garay359