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ERIC Number: ED018564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 37
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Reference Count: 0
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OFFICE OCCUPATION PROGRAMS UNDER THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963, REPORT OF A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Business Education.
APPROXIMATELY 190 HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE BUSINESS EDUCATORS, REPRESENTATIVES FROM BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, AND STATE EMPLOYMENT PERSONNEL PARTICIPATED IN A CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS TRAINING NEEDS FOR ENTRY OFFICE JOBS, TO DISCUSS OPERATING PROGRAMS IN OFFICE EDUCATION, AND TO IMPROVE THE CURRICULUMS AND METHODS OF INSTRUCTION. GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS WERE--(1) "SUMMARY REMARKS," BY R.C. VAN WAGENEN, WHICH DISCUSSED THE CHALLENGE TO EDUCATION, AND (2) "THE JOB-ORIENTED CURRICULUM," BY TILLIE NEFT, WHICH DESCRIBES A THREE-FOLD PROJECT CONDUCTED BY THE BUREAU OF BUSINESS EDUCATION TO FOSTER CREATIVITY AND WILLINGNESS TO INNOVATE IN BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHERS. THREE WORKSHOPS WERE HELD TO DISCUSS THE OPERATING PROGRAMS AND REVIEW THE NEED FOR EXPANDING THEM. SUMMARIZED COMMENTS FROM THE PARTICIPANTS COVER (1) SPECIALIZED SECRETARIAL TRAINING, (2) A JOB-ORIENTED COURSE SEQUENCE FOR OFFICE OCCUPATIONS IN HIGH SCHOOL, (3) AUTOMATION FILMSTRIPS AND FILMS, (4) METHODS OF MEETING OFFICE TRAINING NEEDS, (5) BUSINESS MACHINES AND DATA PROCESSING COURSES, (6) FOLLOWUP STUDIES, (7) COUNSELING AND JOB PLACEMENT, AND (8) USE OF THE OVERHEAD PROJECTOR, THE SKILLBUILDER, AND THE AUDIO-LEARNING LABORATORY IN BEGINNING SHORTHAND, DICTATION, TYPEWRITING, AND OFFICE PROCEDURE CLASSES. OTHER WORKSHOP SUMMARIES WERE--(1) "NORTH AMERICAN AVIATION, INC., LOOKS AT OFFICE TRAINING NEEDS," BY CHARLOTTE SULLIVAN, (2) "SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT," BY EILEEN CASSIDY, AND (3) "THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA LOOKS AT THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGES ON OFFICE JOBS," BY HOWARD SCHMONSEES. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Business Education.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA