An Outline of
the Fundamental Skills and Workplace Competencies: The
Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) was
appointed by the Secretary of Labor to determine the skills our young
people need to succeed in the world of work. In 1991, they issued their
initial report, What Work Requires of Schools. As outlined in
that report, a high-performance workplace requires workers who have a
solid foundation in the basic literacy and computational skills, in the
thinking skills necessary to put knowledge to work, and in the personal
qualities that make workers dedicated and trustworthy.
In this chapter, you have been introduced to
Theory of Performance. This
theory has been drawn from a Faculty Guidebook developed by
faculty practitioners of process education.
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