ERIC Number: ED256891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Word Processing Services, Inc. A Task Simulation for Office Occupations. Employer Manual.
Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.
This word processing task simulation was developed for use in an office occupations laboratory at the postsecondary level. Its purpose is to give the student an opportunity to become familiar with the tasks and duties that may be performed by word processing personnel. This "employer" manual is designed to aid teachers in implementing the word processing simulation. It contains general information about the simulated company and 24 jobs keyed to those of the student ("employee") manual. Each job is described on an instructor guide sheet that contains the job title, job description, a list of materials, supplies and/or equipment needed, and suggested requirements for prerequisites and accuracy. Jobs in the manual include the following: dictation of correspondence from drafts; evaluation of pre-recorded dictation; dictation of reply to business letter; keyboarding, storing, and printing of mailing list; preparation of form letter; determination of priority of work tasks; transcription of dictation; keyboarding of handwritten correspondence; proofreading and keyboarding of business letters and memoranda; keyboarding, printing, and storing of minutes of a meeting, business letter, financial statement, and correspondence; keyboarding and merging of purchase orders and variables; transcription of letters containing errors from pre-recorded dictation; dictation of replies to correspondence; and keyboarding and printing of manuscripts. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.
Note: For a related document, see CE 041 394.