ERIC Number: ED286023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Bilingual Microcomputer Business Skills Course. Vol. I. Joint Lesson 1-7.
Castro, Jesus; And Others
This curriculum guide for the Bilingual Microcomputer Business Skills Course reflects modern office practices and technology and encompasses 19 joint lessons. This volume, one of three, contains seven competency-based joint lessons, the focus of which is on mastering specific tasks needed to accomplish the job of the occupational cluster of clerical worker while also learning job-related English as a second language (ESL). The language level of the lessons is designed for a trainee with high-intermediate to advanced levels of English language proficiency. Teacher materials include a curriculum outline. Each joint lesson includes these components: a cover sheet (identifying related communicative task, vocational task, performance objective, steps and technical knowledge, technical terms, language functions, language structures, tools and materials, background knowledge, safety, attitudes, learning activities and resources--vocational and job-related ESL); technical terms sheets; information sheets; operation sheets; job sheets; activity sheets; and performance evaluation sheets. The seven joint lessons/tasks are: boot an Apple II Plus microcomputer; correct typographical errors in a letter; open, name, and save a file, rename or delete a file; type, save, and print a memorandum on a microcomputer; type, save, and print a letter on a microcomputer; type, save, and print a manuscript on a microcomputer; and edit a heavily proofread text and save on a microcomputer and then print with 100 percent accuracy. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Clerical Occupations, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum Guides, Job Skills, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Activities, Limited English Speaking, Microcomputers, Office Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Spanish Speaking, Vocational Education, Vocational English (Second Language), Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hacer Hispanic Women's Center, Inc., New York, NY.
Note: For related volumes, see CE 048 309-310.