Changing Work, Changing Workers: Critical Perspectives on Language, Literacy, and Skills
SUNY Press, Mar 6, 1997 - Business & Economics - 392 pages
This glimpse into factories, hospitals, other work settings, and work-related literacy programs, shows the massive changes in expectations for workers' "skills" in the twenty-first century, especially regarding language and literacy.
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Complicating the Concept of Skill Requirements Scenes from a Workplace
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