ERIC Number: ED264389
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Aug-28
A Curriculum on Computer Literacy for Employment.
Davis, Barbara Baldwin
This curriculum guide is designed for use in familiarizing students enrolled in business and office occupations courses with the capabilities and operation of computers. The first part of the guide includes a brief description of the course and explains who should take and who should teach computer literacy courses, how much time is necessary to complete the course objectives, which computers and computer programs will be needed, and how students taking the course should be evaluated. Lesson plans are provided for units addressing the following topics: close encounters of the computer kind, who uses computers and what they do, what a computer is, getting to know a computer, data entry for accounts receivable, data entry for bank reconciliation, payroll processing, inventory management, the meaning of the term data processing, customer billing, point-of-sales terminals, and a review of basic computer functions and operations. Each lesson includes some or all of the following: objectives, format information, guidelines for presenting the lesson, a lesson outline, and a suggested assignment. A bibliography of software and work textbooks is included. (MN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Education, Classroom Techniques, Clerical Occupations, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Data Processing, Evaluation Criteria, Information Processing, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Office Occupations Education, Recordkeeping, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Collegiate Center of Germantown, Philadelphia, PA.