ERIC Number: ED213945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Business/Office Occupations Data Processing--Data Processing Concepts, Data Entry Operator, Computer Operator, Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst.
Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
This data processing curriculum contains 23 units of instruction for an articulated program in the occupations of data processing. It consists of an introductory mini-series on data-processing concepts, as well as data entry operator, computer operator, programmer, and systems analyst units. Introductory materials include program goals and objectives, possible career paths, and a course map. Job analysis, competencies, and task lists follow for data entry operator, computer operator, computer programmer, and systems analyst. Also for each is provided the D.O.T. code number. A sample student achievement report is provided. Titles of the units are Basic Data Processing Concepts and Functions, Historical Development of Data Processing, Common Features of Data Processing Systems, Programming Concepts and Documentation, Data Processing Applications and Careers, Offline Data Entry Devices, Online Computer Terminal, Data Entry Formats, Computer Operations, Preparing Jobs for Execution, Data Control Functions, Operations and Maintenance of Peripheral Equipment, Data Support Functions, Supervision of Data Processing Functions, Introduction to Problem Analysis, Introduction to Flowcharting, Introduction to Programming Languages, Introduction to Documentation, Program Maintenance, Analyzing Existing Systems, Systems Specifications, Design and Develop Systems, and System Implementation. Each unit contains unit and specific objectives, suggested instructor and student activities, instructional materials and references, pretest, information sheet, transparency masters, assignment sheet(s), test, and answer key. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Computer Science, Curriculum Guides, Data Processing, Data Processing Occupations, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Office Occupations Education, Pretests Posttests, Programers, Programing, Secondary Education, Systems Analysis, Systems Analysts, Tests, Transparencies, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.