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ERIC Number: ED138774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Competency Based Curriculum. Pre-Vocational Business & Office Cluster. Two.
West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
Developed to assist those who are engaged in implementing prevocational exploration programs concerned with business and office occupations, this second part of a two-part curriculum guide consists of experiential learning pacs that sample a variety of competencies performed by various workers employed in the business and office cluster. The intent of the learning pacs is to assist students in assessing whether they would like to prepare themselves for the kinds of work presented; the pacs are not intended to develop proficiency in the various occupational competencies. This second part of the guide contains materials for the following 25 learning activities: Keeping the petty cash box, preparing a flow chart, reading an 80-column punched card, understanding a form of computer language (the blinking lights--binary numbers), making appointments, receiving office callers, taking telephone messages, using the telephone directory, placing telephone calls, preparing a telegram, folding letters, wrapping packages for mailing, figuring amount of postage, using the ZIP Code Directory, making out an itinerary, completing a travel expense form, keeping a stock control record, operating the 10-key adding machine, preparing an agenda, filling in a deed, making out a receipt, preparing statements, making decisions about requisitions, using the paper cutter, using the cash register. Instructions and evaluation procedures are outlined for the teacher. (TA)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Business Skills, Career Exploration, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Prevocational Education, Resource Materials, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
Note: For a related document see CE 010 943