ERIC Number: ED167793
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
A Design to Implement the Statewide Business Education Review Committee Report.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Business Education.
This report is designed to acquaint secondary school teachers and other interested individuals with a redesigned business education program for New York state. The program, reviewed in ten sections, focuses on competency identification, new modules, curriculum patterns, regent's examination modifications, etc. Initially, challenges facing business education, such as enrollment and employment trends, skills needed for entry level employment, and financial restraints are discussed. In sections 2 and 3 priorities of the business education curriculum and program are briefly outlined. Entry level competencies in bookkeeping, accounting, and office assistant positions are cited as program priorities. Section 4 reviews essential competencies in basic understandings, attitudes, and skills. The fifth section identifies ten core competencies, ten specialized office assistant modules, eleven specialized bookkeeping/accounting modules, and eight specialized personal business management modules. The following section depicts the role of an instructional support system for occupational education in the curriculum development process. Section 7 briefly previews a future guide for utilizing instructional strategies. State testing program modifications are described in section 8. A time line, from May 1977 to June l985, for meetings, workshops, and reports, is scheduled in the tenth section. The final section categorizes core and specialized module examples for funding considerations. (CSS)
Descriptors: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Change Strategies, Clerical Workers, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Learning Modules, Office Occupations Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Business Education.
Identifiers - Location: New York