The on-line instructional
resources provided here are designed for use in schools or training
programs where people are being encouraged to appreciate the importance
of work ethic, further develop their own work habits and attitudes,
and improve employability skills.
Teachers and instructors using these materials will find a link on the lower
portion of this page that will assist them in using the lessons in a classroom setting.
Select the lesson you are to work on next:
- Lesson 1 - Why Work Ethic?
A brief lesson about why work ethic is so important in the information
age workplace and why it will continue to be important in the future.
- Lesson 2 - What is Work Ethic?
A lesson that defines work ethic and includes information about important
worker characteristics that employers are seeking.
- Lesson 3 - Interpersonal Skills
Examines the role of interpersonal skills as an aspect of work ethic,
emphasizes its importance in the workplace, and helps learners to
develop strategies for improving interpersonal skills.
- Lesson 4 - Initiative
Explains initiative as a part of work ethic, helps learners to evaluate
their own initiative, and encourages them to use initiative in appropriate
and productive ways.
- Lesson 5 - Being Dependable
Emphasizes the importance of being dependable and helps learners to
identify areas for improving personal dependability.
- Lesson 6 - Other Employability
Other employability skills related to work ethic are considered in
this lesson along with activities to prepare people for success in
the information age workplace.
Materials for teachers and instructors:
For teachers who are using these materials in class or instructors
using the web site for some other type of education or training, some
additional items are provided here
to enhance the presentations done in conjunction with use of the web
materials. An Instructor's Guide has also been developed and
is being pilot tested in selected sites.
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