ERIC Number: ED166449
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Task Simulation: Word Processing. Teacher [and Student Manuals], C. Correspondence Secretary in a Department Store.
Cannon, Bleeker S.
This task-simulation learning module on being a correspondence secretary in a department store for secondary and postsecondary teachers and students, the seventh in a series of eleven task and in-basket simulations, was designed to provide individualized instruction in office occupations courses, such as introductory business and typewriting. (Each module in the set is designated A, B, or C, representing level of difficulty from, respectively, easy to difficult.) The module is divided into two parts. The first, developed for teacher use, includes the following: teacher instructions; definitions of task and in-basket simulations; objectives (learning tasks); prior student experiences; necessary equipment, supplies, and resources; completion time; method of evaluation; definitions of terminology; pre-test with answer key; dialogue and instructions for five dictations (learning tasks); answer keys for five learning tasks; and worksheets. The second part, developed for student use, includes the following: objectives (learning tasks); prior student experiences; necessary equipment, supplies, and resources; description of simulation situation; instructions for five learning tasks; and worksheets. (This module was developed around performance objectives 71, 74, 75, and 80 of the V-TECS [Vocational-Technical Education Consortium of States] Secretarial Catalog. Other related office occupations instructional materials are available in ERIC--see note.) (EM)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Correspondence, Competency Based Education, Independent Study, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Office Occupations Education, Organizational Communication, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Secretaries, Simulation, Teaching Guides, Typewriting, Vocational Education, Worksheets
Vocational Education Media Center, 10 Tillman Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29631 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia.
Authoring Institution: Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.; South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.