ERIC Number: ED286024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Bilingual Microcomputer Business Skills Course. Vol. II. Joint Lesson 8-14.
Castro, Jesus; And Others
This curriculum guide for the Bilingual Microcomputer Business Skills Course reflects modern office practices and technology. This volume, second 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. Each joint lesson include 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: answer several incoming telephone calls; take and disseminate telephone messages; obtain zip codes from the post office; open/notate, arrange (classify), and distribute incoming mail; prepare outgoing mail; reproduce and collate documents; and compute the cost of purchasing stamps. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Clerical Occupations, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum Guides, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Limited English Speaking, Microcomputers, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Spanish Speaking, Telephone Usage Instruction, 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 048 308-310.