ERIC Number: ED331988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Microcomputer Software Technician Curriculum.
EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT.
This curriculum guide, developed for high schools in Connecticut, outlines a 4-year program for training microcomputer software technicians. Following a list of nine general objectives of the program, the guide provides a list of competencies that students are expected to develop in each of the courses of the 4-year program. The guide then outlines the curriculum. Topics covered during the program include the following: computer information, issues, and impacts; introduction to microcomputers; programming using BASIC; software packages; overcoming computer anxiety; personal growth; keyboarding; communication; word processing; spreadsheets; database management; integrated packages; computer information; microcomputer maintenance; disk operating system; desktop publishing and computer art; system analysis and design; introduction to management; advanced management; telecommunications; networking; operating systems; practicum; and independent study. A student progress record form with room for recording the teaching and mastery of all the skills taught in the course is included in the document. A bibliography lists 15 texts, 9 reference works 14 software packages, 24 types of equipment, and 20 computer-assisted instructional software programs. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Middletown. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT.
Identifiers: Computer Technicians; Connecticut