ERIC Number: ED264400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
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)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computers, Data Analysis, Data Processing, Definitions, Equipment Utilization, Input Output, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Management Information Systems, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, Programing, Secondary Education, Teacher Developed Materials
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.