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ERIC Number: ED014110
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Pages: 115
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Reference Count: 0
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A RUDIMENTARY DEMONSTRATION FOR THE INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR VOCATIONAL DECISIONS--ORIENTATION, GUIDANCE SCRIPTS, TEST OF OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE, AND A SCRIPT WRITING LANGUAGE. INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR VOCATION DECISIONS, PROJECT REPORT NO. 11.
ELLIS, ALLAN B.; AND OTHERS
A COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR VOCATIONAL DECISIONS IS DESCRIBED AND DEMONSTRATED. DEMONSTRATION MATERIALS INCLUDE AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SYSTEM, SIX SCRIPTS, A TEST OF OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE, AND A SCRIPT WRITING LANGUAGE. THE INQUIRER'S NAME IS FIRST REQUESTED BY THE SYSTEM. THE INQUIRER DECIDES WHETHER HE WISHES TO CHOOSE A SPECIFIC SCRIPT, TAKE THE TEST OF OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE, OR WRITE A SCRIPT HIMSELF. THE SCRIPT, "NAMING AND COLLECTING JOB PREFERENCES," ELICITS APPROPRIATE DATA, COLLECTS JOB PREFERENCES, AND CALLS UP OTHER SCRIPTS. "EXPLORATION" COLLECTS DATA AND DIRECTS USERS TO OTHER SCRIPTS. "LEARNING THE ROE CATEGORIES" IS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NOT THOUGHT ABOUT FUTURE OCCUPATION, AND "CHOOSING FURTHER EDUCATION" PRESENTS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES. "CHOOSING A JOB BY CHARACTERISTICS" ELICITS PREFERENCES AND DISLIKES ABOUT JOB CHARACTERISTICS USING A BASE OF 11 OCCUPATIONS. "GETTING SPECIFIC JOB DESCRIPTIONS" USES THE INFORMATION COLLECTED TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC INFORMATION. THE SIX PART OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE TEST DEALS WITH PARTICULAR JOB CLASSIFICATIONS AND THE INQUIRER'S OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE. THE MINORCA SCRIPT-WRITING LANGUAGE IS DISCUSSED AND EXPLAINED. SCRIPT COPIES ARE APPENDED. (SK)
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Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Graduate School of Education.
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