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ERIC Number: ED264400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 86
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
V-TECS Guide for Data Processing.
Gregory, Margaret R.; Benson, Robert T.
This curriculum guide is intended to train trade and industrial education students in the hands-on aspects of the occupation of data processor. Included in the guide are course outlines that address the following topics: developing job descriptions; performing power-on and power-off procedures; loading the operating systems, programs, files, and databases; running tests on programs; copying data; loading paper into a printer; changing ribbon in a printer; preparing job instructions for key operators; setting up work stations; troubleshooting equipment; correcting and recovering data; preparing printouts; terminating operations; coding applications; analyzing computer input and output; and developing documentation narratives. Each course outline contains some or all of the following: a duty; a task statement; a performance objective and performance guide; suggested learning activities; a list of recommended resources; student evaluation criteria, including answers to any evaluation questions or exercises provided; a lesson test; test answers; and attachments (including handouts, forms, and transparency masters). Appendixes to the guide include definitions of terms, a tool and equipment list, a bibliography, a duty and task list, and written evaluation questions and answers. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.