A description is provided of the training and counseling materials and methods prepared by the Saskatchewan NewStart and the Training Research and Development Station. Following a brief review of the concept of social inventions, summary descriptions are provided of nine adult education courses. These are: 1) Life Skills, which focuses upon effective problem-solving behaviors; 2) Fluency First, a course in English for illiterate adults who lack the background needed to learn to read and write; 3) Fluency Second, a listening and speaking course for those who can already read a second language; 4) Basic Literacy for Adult Development (BLADE), which teaches communications and math content from grades 1-4; 5) Learning Individualized for Canadians (LINC), which extends BLADE through grade 10; 6) Small Business Management, for those of Indian Ancestry; 7) Creating a Career, designed to help people prepare career plans; 8) Generic Skills, which aims to develop academic, reasoning, interpersonal and manipulative skills; and 9) Socanics, which prepares skilled paraprofessionals for work in social institutions. Information is also presented on the preparation of instructional films, on materials for sale, and on the development of new training methods. (PB)
Canada; Newstart Incorporated; Saskatchewan; Training Research Development Station
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Training Research and Development Station, Prince Albert (Saskatchewan).