ERIC Number: ED183824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. Computer System Operation, 4-3.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Army Inst. of Administration, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN.
This program on instruction and programmed student texts for a secondary-postsecondary-level computer system operator course are one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. Purpose stated for the ten-lesson course is to provide the necessary information to perform all steps that are required to prepare a job for processing on a computer system. The plan of instruction gives objectives and references for these lessons: Introduction to Data Processing; Punch Card Input and Output; Input and Output Printers; Magnetic Tape Input and Output; Magnetic Disk Input and Output; Channels, Control Units and Physical Addresses; Job Control Language; Concepts in Computer Processing; Application Programs; and Data Representation. The programmed student texts for each topic present all or some of the following information for each lesson: an introduction, objectives, training aids, training material, and self-evaluation (review exercises) with answers. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Clerical Occupations, Computer Science Education, Computers, Course Descriptions, Data Processing, Data Processing Occupations, High Schools, Input Output, Input Output Devices, Learning Activities, Magnetic Tapes, Postsecondary Education, Programed Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Textbooks, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Army Inst. of Administration, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN.