ERIC Number: ED219647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Jennings, Carol Ann; McDonald, Sandy
This publication contains instructional materials for teacher and student use for a course in information processing. The materials are written in terms of student performance using measurable objectives. The course includes 10 units. Each instructional unit contains some or all of the basic components of a unit of instruction: performance objectives, suggested activities for teachers and students, information sheets, job sheets, assignment sheets, visual aids, tests, and answers to the tests. Units are planned for more than one lesson or class period of instruction. Information for the teacher includes an instructional/occupational analysis of information processing and a glossary. Topics covered in the 10 units are the following: introduction to information processing; history; basic components of an information system; data representation/number systems; input/output devices and their media; methods of storing and retrieving information; understanding programming concepts and computer language; information processing systems; careers in information processing; and the present and the future of information processing. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Science Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Data Processing, Futures (of Society), Information Processing, Information Systems, Input Output Devices, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Programing, Secondary Education, Transparencies, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1515 West Sixth Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.