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ERIC Number: ED013325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 41
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Reference Count: 0
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ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING IN ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, AND BUSINESS. SUGGESTED TECHNIQUES FOR DETERMINING COURSES OF STUDY IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
PETERSON, CLARENCE E.
INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO HELP THE STATES ORGANIZE AND OPERATE PROGRAMS UNDER TITLE VIII OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT OF 1958. IT EXPLAINS HOW BASIC OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION RESULTING FROM JOB ANALYSIS IS USED TO DETERMINE RELATIONSHIPS AMONG JOBS IN ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING, THE TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL JOB PERFORMANCE, AND HOW SUCH INFORMATION IS THEN USED TO ESTABLISH THE COURSES OF STUDY REQUIRED TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR A CLUSTER OF CLOSELY RELATED JOBS OR FOR A SPECIFIC JOB WITHIN A CLUSTER. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, THE FUTURE OF DATA PROCESSING, THE FIELDS OF WORK, AND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN JOBS ARE DISCUSSED. JOB DESCRIPTIONS ARE INCLUDED FOR THE COMPUTING ANALYST, BUSINESS DATA PROCESSING PROGRAMER, AND SYSTEMS ANALYST. A TRAINING REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS FORM ILLUSTRATES METHOD FOR RECORDING KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIRED FOR EACH OCCUPATION. STEPS ARE GIVEN FOR CURRICULUM CONSTRUCTION IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION WITH SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR POST-HIGH SCHOOL TECHNICAL CURRICULUMS. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES A LIST OF BUSINESS COURSES, DATA PROCESSING COURSES, MATHEMATICS COURSES, SCIENCE COURSES, AND A SAMPLE CURRICULUM OUTLINE. REFERENCE MATERIALS ARE LISTED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS GPO NUMBER FS 5.280--80030 FOR 30 CENTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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