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ERIC Number: ED334379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 202
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Standardized Curriculum for Business Technology.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.; Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Standardized curricula are provided for five courses for the secondary business technology programs in Mississippi: intensive business training; information processing; business computer applications; and computer programing technology (CPT) I and II. The 20 units of intensive business training include the following: keyboarding; operation of photocopy equipment; selecting and purchasing supplies; using references and resources; word processing; recordkeeping; database management; accounting; telephone techniques; and filing. Thirteen units in information processing include the following: keyboarding; making travel arrangements; planning and organizing meetings; word processing; database management; and machine transcription. Business computer applications has 14 units that include data management; word proccessing; electronic spreadsheet; integrated applications; computerized graphics; automated accounting; computerized filing; BASIC programing; computerized financial applications; and electronic communications. The nine units in CPT I and the nine units in CPT II include the following topics: hardware; software; data organization; computer operations; BASIC and COBOL language syntax and programing applications; software evaluation; and careers. Each unit consists of these components: objectives, with core/essential objectives indicated; suggested instructional practices; list of suggested resources; list of evaluation and suggested minimum performance standards, with core/essential objectives indicated; and performance record, with core/essential objectives indicated. A checklist for each course combining all unit performance standards into a single list is included. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.; Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers: Mississippi
Note: For related documents, see CE 058 387-419.