ERIC Number: ED250449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Proffitt, Dorsey & Huff, Inc. An Administrative Assistant Position Simulation. Administration Manual. Office Occupations.
Pickens Area Vocational-Technical School, Jasper, GA.
This instructor's guide, one of three volumes designed for use in implementing an administrative assistant simulation for students enrolled in a postsecondary-level office applications laboratory, includes 20 jobs or tasks that are likely to be required of an administrative assistant working at an independent insurance agency that is both a sales and a service organization. Representative tasks covered in the simulation are: completing an employment application and interview, establishing a reference file, performing various typing and dictation tasks, composing and editing letters and reports, mailing out correspondence, performing various accounting functions, resolving personnel problems, and composing and typing out assorted employee records and forms. Each job occupies a separate section containing some or all of the following: a job description, instructor evaluation criteria, a job scoring sheet, information sheets, sample forms, an assignment, and one or more tests. Also supplied in this instructor's guide are an organization chart, a position description, a flow-of-work chart, a discussion of the instructor's role in the simulation, and an introduction to the simulation. (MN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Business Communication, Business Correspondence, Business English, Business Skills, Classroom Techniques, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Insurance Companies, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Letters (Correspondence), Office Management, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Personnel Management, Postsecondary Education, Recordkeeping, Simulation, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Typewriting, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Pickens Area Vocational-Technical School, Jasper, GA.
Identifiers: Administrative Assistants; Georgia
Note: For related documents, see CE 039 857-858.