ERIC Number: ED256894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Calloway & Pletcher, Inc. A Word Processing Administrative Support Secretary Position Simulation. Employer's Manual. [and] Forms Packet.
Savannah Area Vocational-Technical School, GA.
This word processing administrative support secretary position simulation has been developed for use in an office applications 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 an administrative support secretary. This employer manual provides a company history, organizational chart, a list of administrative support secretary duties and responsibilities, evaluation and grading information, employer evaluation sheet, word processing efficiency rating form, and student task evaluation form. The main part of the manual consists of 33 jobs for students to perform, with the necessary simulated information for the "Calloway and Pletcher" company. Each job includes a description, materials and equipment list, and requirements for proficiency and accuracy. Some of the jobs are the following: typing an itinerary, an invitation, and a letter; compiling and typing a list of names and telephone numbers; typing a manuscript from dictation; typing memoranda; gathering information and composing an answer to a letter; typing minutes of a meeting from dictation; typing bills of lading, expense reports, a table for a monthly marketing report, and a form letter on a word processor; typing labels for folders and filing them alphabetically; typing a purchase order; proofreading and correcting a balance sheet; determining postage; sorting incoming mail; making up a calendar; typing a letter from dictation; calling businesses; and recalling and revising a sales report. Appended is a forms packet that includes the following: (1) letterhead; (2) memorandum; (3) absentee call-in slip; (4) personnel leave record; (5) payroll register; (6) bill of lading; (7) employee expense statement; (8) purchase order; (9) address labels; (10) calendar; and (11) mail register. (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: Savannah Area Vocational-Technical School, GA.