ERIC Number: ED045900
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Unit-Record Machine Operation: A Suggested Adult Business Education Course Outline.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Curriculum Development.
The course contained in this book was written for training data processing machine operators; it is intended to prepare adults to qualify for an entry-level job. It is not aimed at developing high proficiency on any one machine, but rather at introducing the student to a variety of equipment, and developing an understanding of how the data flow through a unit-record system. The topics discusssed include: the basic functions of data processing; the unit record principle and the punched card; the card punch and verifier; the interpreter; the sorter; the reproducer; the collator; the accounting machine or tabulator; the calculating punch; documentation; and integrated applications. A bibliography and introductory projects are included. This course is related to two others published by the New York State Education Department: "Keypunch Operation" and "Introduction to Automatic Data Processing." (PT)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Curriculum Development.