ERIC Number: ED203020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Student Material for the Competency-Based Education Curriculum for Word Processing.
This introductory word processing, competency-based education curriculum consists of seven learning modules. These are (1) introduction to word processing (with sections on the definition of word processing, the word processing cycle, parts of the word processing system, word processing vocabulary, and positions available in word processing); (2) English/proofreading (punctuation, grammar, spelling, and proofreading); (3) typing (with sections on typing techniques and various forms of business writing); (4) office machines (printing calculation, reprographics, machine transcription); (5) job techniques (application letters, personal data sheets, job interviews); (6) office procedures (telephone techniques, human relations, filing, and decision making); and (7) operation of word processing equipment (with sections on use and maintenance of equipment). Each module consists of several job sheets containing related tasks. A total of 118 tasks are covered in the job sheets. Each job sheet contains a task statement, a list of materials needed, suggested learning activities, and a task performance standard. Pretests, tests, problem sheets, and information sheets containing such items as exercises and word lists are provided throughout the modules. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Definitions, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Instructional Materials, Job Application, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, Secondary Education, Typewriting, Vocational Education
Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271 (write for price).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
Identifiers: Proofreading; Word Processing
Note: For a related document see CE 028 978.