ERIC Number: ED107993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
An Analysis of the Word Processing Occupation.
Knupke, Lucille M.; And Others
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the word processing occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Ten duties are broken down into a number of tasks and for each task a two-page table is presented, showing on the first page: tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon; performance knowledge (related also to decisions, cues and errors); safety--hazard; and on the second page: science; math--number systems; and communications (performance modes, examples, and skills and concepts). The duties include: operating power keyboards; transcribing documents; filing, logging and recordkeeping; proofreading and editing; implementing procedures and flow charts; originating and completing documents; originating formats; managing time and tasks; supervising the center; and administering secretarial/clerical support. A three-page glossary is appended. (BP)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.