ERIC Number: ED122028
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Typewriting Syllabus. Part 1: Introduction. 1976 Revision.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Occupational and Career Curriculum Development.
The document is the first of a two-part set. It is directed primarily to the typewriting teacher and provides an introduction to the course designed to assist the secondary school teacher and student in achieving a high level of performance. It briefly describes the nine modules of instruction which are presented in detail in the second volume of the set. General aims and objectives for learning, which focus on the overall competencies students should acquire from the study of typewriting, are outlined. The organization of the instructional modules is based on principles related to the following aspects of each module: performance objectives, skill development, content, suggested activities, interim checkups, and competency. Principles for learning typewriting, based on what the student needs to know and understand and what the student needs to do, are provided, with a student typewriter technique check list. Guiding principles for teachers are also provided and include a teacher self-evaluation scale. Principles and suggestions for the evaluation and grading of students are presented. Suggestions for the arrangement and equipment needed for the typewriting instructional laboratory are offered. Common letter styles and samples of proficiency certificates are provided. A bibliography is included. (Author/EC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Occupational and Career Curriculum Development.
Note: Photographs will not reproduce in microfiche; For Part II, see CE 007 051