ERIC Number: ED106515
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Business Careers: Grade 9. Bulletin No. 265.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
The one-credit course, Exploring Business Careers, is offered to ninth grade students as a means of providing opportunities to explore a wide range of career opportunities in business and to become aware of the skills, abilities, and attitudes needed by business workers. Briefly outlined are the instructional objectives and general course information (time allocation, format and procedures, evaluation of and reporting student progress). The seven units of instruction are on: bookkeeping and accounting, business management, data processing, general clerical, merchandising, stenography, and typewriting. Performance objectives and assessment measures, course content resources, audiovisual materials, and community resources are suggested for each unit. Two-thirds of the document consists of appended materials as follows: (1) student progress reporting forms; (2) guidelines for using resource persons and planning field trips; (3) suggested local field trips; (4) a selection of career opportunities in the seven business areas covered in the course; (5) supplementary problems for use in the bookkeeping and accounting unit; (6) supplementary materials for use in the business management, data processing, general clerical, merchandising, stenography, and typewriting units; and (7) suggested course schedules. (Author/BP)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.