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Essential Skill 1:  Reading Text  


Reading sentences or paragraphs. For example: notes, letters, emails, magazines, manuals, regulations, books, reports, product labels, legal agreements. Includes words on paper and words on a screen.


Essential Skill 2:  Document Use
                           
 


Understanding visual images such as graphs, lists, tables, drawings, symbols, signs, maps, labels, forms, x-rays. The visual display or arrangement gives meaning to the content.


Essential Skill 3:  Numeracy  


Using numbers and being able to think in terms of “amounts”. For example: Money math, Scheduling or budgeting/accounting, Measurement/calculation, Data analysis, and Estimation may require solving problems by using numbers.


Essential Skill 4:  Writing   


Writing words to share ideas. For example: Writing notes, emails, letters, reports, orders, logbook entries, text messages. Includes “pen and paper” writing and keyboarding.


Essential Skill 5:  Oral Communication
                           
 


Speaking and listening to share thoughts or information. For example: greeting, telling stories, giving advice, sharing ideas, facilitating, coordinating tasks, explaining, discussing. Can be face-to-face, or using technology.


Essential Skill 6:  Working With Others
                             
  


Interacting with family, friends, community members, students and co-workers to accomplish tasks together.

Essential Skill 7:  Thinking Skills
                           
 


Using your brain to: Solve problems, Make decisions, Think critically, Plan and organize tasks, Remember and Find information


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Essential Skill 8:  Digital Technology
                           
  


Using technology. For example: computers, cell phones, GPs, digital cameras, iPods, and MP3s, gaming devices, computerized cash registers, Blackberries, iPhones. Includes using the Internet and email.


Essential Skill 9:  Continuous Learning
                           
 


Gaining skills and knowledge throughout life. Includes: Learning how to learn, Understanding your learning style, Knowing how to find resources and learning opportunities.


Essential Skills Awareness Workshop Evaluation

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Essential Skills Awareness Workshop

 

Workshop Evaluation

 

  1. Which of the following best describes why you took this workshop?
  • Improve awareness of essential skills
  • Improve job skills
  • Personal Interest/Satisfaction
  • Other; please specify _______________________________

 

  1. Did this workshop help you accomplish your goal?
  • Yes
  • No

 

For the following questions please check the response that best describes that statement.

 

  1. The Workshop was well organized.
  • Strongly Agree
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Strongly Disagree

 

  1. The Instructor was knowledgeable of the subject matter.
  • Strongly Agree
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Strongly Disagree

 

  1. The Instructor was helpful and able to communicate the subject matter effectively.
  • Strongly Agree
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Strongly Disagree

 

  1. The handouts and presentation materials were informative and clearly written.
  • Strongly Agree
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Strongly Disagree

 

  1. The time allocated to cover the material was adequate
  • Strongly Agree
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Strongly Disagree

 

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