ERIC Number: ED134731
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Stenography Refresher Course, Part I. Instructor's Guide for an Adult Course.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Curriculum Development.
Ten lessons (designed to be covered in 10 sessions of three hours each) are included in this teacher's guide to a review course for students who know either Pitman, Gregg, or machine shorthand, or some other system. (Upon completion of the course the student is expected to possess improved skills and knowledge in stenography as well as in transcription, English, letter styles, office behavior, and special typing problems like tabulation and typing of numbers. The course is designed for use in the adult education programs of school districts and of Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), or in community colleges in New York State. Lesson titles are (1) Course Introduction, (2) Skill-Building and Letters, (3) Stenography Skill Building, Word Skills, and Work Habits, (4) Grammar, Word Study, Tabulations, and Cooperation in the Office, (5) English Mechanics, Proofreading, Envelopes, and Grooming, (6) English Review, Duplicating Masters, and Office Ethics, (7) English Review, Numbers, Telephone Techniques, and Desk Organization, (8) English Mechanics, Applying for a Position, and Form Letters, (9) Word Study, Report Writing, and Work Standards, and (10) Division of Words, Reference Books, Machine Transcription, and Organizing of Work. Each lesson includes a list of objectives, and a content outline with parallel teaching tips and suggested references. (Content of each lesson includes a period of skill building in stenography and some English or word study, whether mentioned in the title or not.) A bibliography of textbooks, text-kits, records and tapes, and free material is included. (JT)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Curriculum Development.