ERIC Number: ED263426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Math on the Job. Secretary/Clerk Typist.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
This booklet is intended to help mainstreamed mentally retarded, emotionally disturbed, or learning disabled high school students acquire a basic understanding of the responsibilities and working conditions of secretaries and clerk typists and to practice basic math skills necessary in the occupation. The first section provides a brief introduction to the occupation by focusing upon those job tasks of a secretary/clerk typist with which the student is likely to be familiar. The next two sections deal with the work environment of the typical secretary/clerk typist and the training, education, and experience needed for the occupation. Exercises addressing basic math skills used by secretaries/clerk typists are provided. Various suggestions are listed for students interested in further exploring the occupation of secretary/clerk typist. A glossary and answer sheet conclude the booklet. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Clerical Occupations, Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Enrichment Activities, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Skills, Mental Retardation, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Secretaries, Skill Development, Special Education, Typewriting, Work Environment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For the other booklets in this series, see CE 042 963-994.