ERIC Number: ED337637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Business Computer Programming I. Curriculum Guide. Second Edition.
This guide provides instructors of business computer programming with a curriculum correlated directly to the office education essential elements mandated by the Texas Education Agency. Introductory materials include a scope and sequence and lists of suggested textbooks, resource books, software, audiovisuals, and magazines. Eleven units are divided into these four sections: introduction, computer hardware utilization, program development, and data storage. Each section begins with a list of the specific essential elements. Components of each unit include all or most of the following: (1) the objective page with section and unit titles, essential elements, suggested number of hours, unit objective, student competencies, focus, domains, and basic skills statements; (2) content outline; (3) suggested teacher activities, consisting of general teacher preparation, teacher presentation, reteach activities, and specific teaching activities; (4) handouts; (5) activity and competency test matrices that list which domains and basic skills the activities and competency test parts cover; (6) competency tests; (7) answers to activities and competency tests; and (8) competency checklist. The following student information is provided for most units: unit objective and student competencies, terminology, overview, and activities. Appendixes include reference addresses, course descriptions, office education essential elements, suggested equipment list, lesson plan development, course competency checklist, and suggested modifications for students with special needs. (YLB)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Data Processing, High Schools, Learning Activities, Mastery Tests, Minimum Competency Testing, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, Programing, State Curriculum Guides, Units of Study
Educational Development and Training Center, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX 75429 (order no. BO-304-CGU).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Educational Development and Training Center.
Note: For volume II, see CE 059 273.