ERIC Number: ED254685
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun-1
Instructional Material Development for Computer Applications in Adult Business Education Courses. Final Report.
Fort Wayne Community Schools, IN.
The goal of this special demonstration project was to develop adult secondary business education courses related to the computer. An additional phase focused on the development of a microcomputer-based program providing the needed computer literacy and applications for its use. An advisory committee identified five areas of instructional need: word processing, computer programming, computer accounting, data entry, and microcomputer use. The six instructors who would teach the courses developed course descriptions, topical outlines, course plans, and promotional material and examined and selected software for each area. Following the 10-page narrative, appendixes provide the materials produced. These include the materials for an introductory computer terminal applications course (course outline, day-to-day plans), computerized accounting (course outline, software instructions, curriculum guide, and course plan), computer programming (structured BASIC course outline and day-to-day plan, COBOL course outline), word processing (introduction, course day-to-day plan, sample instructor assignment sheet), and data entry (course outline). Other appendixes contain promotional and certificate program information, a paper on microcomputer use in adult learning center classes, a description of a microcomputer use course, and ratings of evaluated software. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accounting, Adult Education, Business Education, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Course Descriptions, Courseware, Curriculum Development, Data Processing, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Media Selection, Microcomputers, Programing, Publicity, Teacher Developed Materials, Word Processing
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Adult and Community Education.
Authoring Institution: Fort Wayne Community Schools, IN.