ERIC Number: ED120435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Planning For New Designs For Business and Office Education: K-14, Appendix A.
Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins. Dept. of Vocational Education.
The document examines changes affecting business and office occupations and identifies curriculum adjustments which those changes necessitate. Section 1 examines the employment outlook for business and office workers and the changing composition of the business labor force. Section 2 examines the factors affecting business and office occupations, the function of the office as an information processing system, and the changes occurring in the operation of offices. Section 3 considers business and office education: the changing role of business and office education, changing attitudes and aspirations of business education students, and the need for a viable business and office career education curriculum. Section 4 explains the Business and Office Career Education Curriculum (BO-CEC) project, explains strategies for developing curriculum guides, and describes the proposed national business and office education support center. A brief bibliography and names and addresses of members of the Committee for the Future of Business Education are also included. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Business Education, Career Education, Clerical Workers, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Labor Force, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Office Occupations, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Offices (Facilities), Postsecondary Education, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins. Dept. of Vocational Education.