ERIC Number: ED107995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
An Analysis of the Data Processing Occupation.
Bryant, Eyris; 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 data processing occupation. The report has limited its discussion to entry level positions that are open to qualified high school graduates. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Five 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 listed are: preparing data entry information, operating computer, supervising programing, maintaining a systems library, and performing basic business applications for processing data. (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.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 160-206; CE 004 263, CE 004 265-268, and CE 004 425-427