ERIC Number: ED350484
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Microcomputer Applications. Curriculum Guide [and] Simulations [and] Test Bank.
Mahaffey, Darlena; Patton, Jan
This document consists of a curriculum guide combined with separately published "simulations" and "test bank" volumes designed to support instructors using the curriculum guide. The curriculum guide was developed to provide instructional materials to teachers of microcomputer application courses in Texas. The guide contains the following seven sections: (1) essential elements; (2) suggested scope and sequence for a full year course and a half year course; (3) student competencies for the course; (4) an outline of the course content; (5) suggested teacher activities; (6) a list of needed equipment; (7) a competency checklist; and (8) descriptions of special products related to the course, such as test banks, office education simulations, and other related instructional material, both paper copy and computer software. The following topics are covered in the curriculum: introduction to microcomputers, word processing, information management, electronic spreadsheets, information processing tools, integration of applications, and social implications of computers. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Course Content, Educational Resources, Item Banks, Job Skills, Microcomputers, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Spreadsheets, State Curriculum Guides, Word Processing
Educational Development and Training Center, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX 75429 ("Curriculum Guide" order no. BO-301-CG; "Simulations" order no. BO-301-SIM; "Test Bank" order no. BO-301-TBM).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Educational Development and Training Center.