ERIC Number: ED113441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Career Preparation in Data Processing--Keypunch Operator, Key-To-Tape Operator, Key-To-Disk Operator. An Instructor's Guide.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Curriculum Development.
The outline presents six units of instruction for use in secondary schools and adult education programs to help prepare students with basic typewriting skills for employment as data entry operators. The units are: (1) introduction to punched card data processing, (2) nonbuffered card punch machines, (3) punched card verifiers, (4)buffered card punch/verifiers, (5) key-to-tape data recorders, and (6) key-to-disk data recorders. They are designed for use as follows: unit one as an introduction to any of the other units, unit three to follow unit two, and units two, four, five, and six, which do not build on the content of the other units, to be used in any sequence. Objectives for each unit are stated in behavioral terms. A two-column format lists topics necessary for an adequate presentation on the left and teaching methods on the right with textbook page references. A description is provided of instruction time required, facilities, application in secondary and adult education programs, classroom management, general teaching suggestions, and expected outcomes for the entire course. Also included are a three-page glossary and a 30-item bibliography of textbooks, references, films, transparencies, and programed instructional units. (Author/MS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Curriculum Development.