ERIC Number: ED297140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Office Procedures Curriculum Guidelines.
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Vocational-Technical and Adult Education Services.
This guideline is intended as a resource for instructors who are teaching an office procedures course. This course offers closure for all students completing a scope and sequence in the business education program--accounting, secretarial, office services, and related areas. The stated purpose of the course is to prepare a secondary learner for entry-level employment as a successful automated office employee in a business environment. A minimum of 60 hours is suggested, but one semester or two trimesters are recommended. These materials are provided: a list of student learning objectives, a list of competencies, a curriculum outline, and suggested grading guidelines. Main topics in the curriculum outline are professional/leadership development, role of the administrative assistant, work flow, office automation, application of word processing procedures, communications, use of reference materials, mail handling procedures and techniques, management of records, telephone techniques and procedures, machine maintenance/care, computational skills, job search, and optional externship. Sample materials for use in the unit on professional/leadership development are appended. An annotated listing of resource materials for the course is also provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Vocational-Technical and Adult Education Services.