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ERIC Number: ED215191
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 339
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Data Processing Curriculum Guide.
Payne, James; And Others
This competency-based data processing curriculum guide consists of a total of 65 curriculum worksheets dealing with data entry, computer operations, and computer programing. Provided in each worksheet are the following materials: a duty title, a task description, a pretest, references and resources, student learning activities, teacher activities, necessary tools/equipment, conditions necessary for completing each task, evaluation criteria, and a posttest. Representative data entry tasks covered include manipulating various knobs, switches, keys, and levers; analyzing job descriptions; assessing device malfunctions; analyzing data fields and written information in technical manuals; writing job information; and placing media in storage areas. Various computer operations tasks are addressed, including arranging a group of jobs, reading and analyzing operating instructions, manipulating switches and keys, analyzing console-produced messages and written descriptions in technical manuals, logging in information, comparing computer-produced output to job description samples, and interpreting device and system performance. Among those computer programing tasks examined in the guide are the following: analyzing program requests, program specifications, and written descriptions; writing language statements; reviewing, keying, and writing source statements; analyzing output data and error notation; writing operating instructions; and designing data. (MN)
Michigan Vocational-Technical Research Center, 133 Erickson Hall, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI 48824.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.