ERIC Number: ED041174
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
Business Education, Course Description.
O'Neill, Robert; Anderson, Floyd L.
This course description was developed by educators for use at the Work Opportunity Center in teaching high school dropouts and hard-core unemployed youth. The ultimate objectives of the business education curriculum at the Center are to prepare students for employment in clerical occupations and to assist them in completing their high school graduation requirements. Instruction including typing, filing, and office machines is on an individualized basis conducted in an innovative atmosphere of "learning by doing." Also included in the course description are a program evaluation, an annotated bibliography, a summary of teaching techniques, and case studies. Related materials are available as VT 011 518-VT 011 533 in this issue. (JS)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Business Education, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Programs, Educational Innovation, Individualized Instruction, Motivation Techniques, Office Occupations, Out of School Youth, Teaching Methods, Unemployment
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Minneapolis Public Schools, Minn. Work Opportunity Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III