Adulting at Work can be used as a textbook for a college class or in an informal learning setting. It provides a foundation for helping emerging adults learn about their abilities and the supports and environments that will help them be successful and make a contribution.
This paper serves as an exploration into some of the ways in which organizations can promote, capture, share, and manage the valuable knowledge of their employees. The problem is that employees typically do not share valuable information, skills, or expertise with other employees or with the entire organization. The author uses research as well as her graduate studies in the field of Human Resource Development (HRD) and professional career experiences as an instructor and training and development consultant to make a correlation between the informal workplace learning experiences that exist in the workplace and the need to promote, capture, and support them so they can be shared throughout the organization. This process, referred to as knowledge sharing, is the exchange of information, skills, or expertise among employees of an organization that forms a valuable intangible asset and is dependent upon an organization culture that includes knowledge sharing, especially the sharing of the knowledge and skills that are acquired through informal workplace learning; performance support to promote informal workplace learning; and knowledge management to transform valuable informal workplace learning into knowledge that is promoted, captured, and shared throughout the organization.
This module is intended for students who are working to acquire their GED. The reading level is Level C which is at a 4th-5th-grade reading level for learners who are interested in learning how to call in sick from work. There are interactive, independent, reading, writing and speaking components. Determining the point and the support is a part of everyday life. Everyone will eventually have to utilize this skill on their jobs, specifically understanding the procedures for taking a day off from work.
This robust set of videos, activity sheets, and short written summaries is designed for anyone to use when integrating speaking assignments and activities into college level courses. Each video highlights a specific student activity, applicable to any delivery mode, complete with a video introduction, template, and lesson plan to download. Open pedagogical opportunities are incorporated into several modules with emphasis on student led engagement. Created by Miranda Hawk at Madison Area Technical College.