ERIC Number: ED091604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Guide for Vocational Teacher-Coordinators of Intensive Business Training.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Intensive Business Training in Mississippi is designed to prepare students for immediate employment in secretarial and clerical jobs in a business office. It includes the learning and mastering of office procedures and techniques, with emphasis on depth and practice of putting basic office skills into vocational experience and practice. The two or three consecutive class periods time block offers additional laboratory time to develop depth training in skills and enables the teacher-coordinator to integrate the course content to produce a qualified office worker. The manual (used as supplementary material to a civil service training guide in preparing students to take the civil service examination) contains the following suggested units: business communications; calculating machines, clerical record keeping, consumer education, duplicating processes, the executive typewriter, filing and records management, graphic arts, human relations, data processing, job orientation, machine transcription, office simulation, office transcription, office typewriting, reference activities, shorthand transcription, and travel and transportation. Each unit includes a job description, general and specific objectives, course content, student activities, suggested materials, evaluation, sample test questions, and a bibliography. Three teacher-designed integrated projects are included. (SC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.