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ERIC Number: ED133428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Business and Office Occupations. Curriculum Guide.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Career and Vocational Education.
This business and office occupations curriculum guide organizes modules of instruction into the four career clusters: Stenographic and secretarial, clerical, accounting and data processing, and preprofessional. Each cluster is comprised of related learnings for entry-level positions in a variety of business and office occupations. Information is provided for each cluster on function, job opportunities, training, duties, and personal traits. Each module of instruction contains activities for one to four levels of competency consisting of student performance objectives, measurement criteria, content outline, and learning activities. Appropriate grade level and approximate teaching time are also suggested. Modules are included for typing, shorthand, communication arts (five modules on language skills, listening, reading, oral communication, and writing), telephone techniques, job application, mailing process, reference sources, recordkeeping, bookkeeping, data processing, business math, adding and calculating machines, word processing, travel, business law, machine transcription, duplicating, human relations, filing and records management, and business organization. A separate section for cooperative office education contains modules on orientation, decisionmaking, and career exploration, along with a description of cooperative office education, suggestions for program development, public relations, followup and evaluation, and labor laws and minimum wage. Sample forms for use in cooperative office education programs are appended. (NJ)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Career and Vocational Education.