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ERIC Number: ED303653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Business Economics: Task Analyses. Competency-Based Education.
Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum Center.
This task analyses guide is designed to be used in combination with the "Business Education Service Area Resource" in order to implement competency-based education in the Business Economics course in Virginia. The task analyses guide contains the task inventory, suggested task sequence list, and content outline for the specific course in business economics. Section 1 of this publication contains a validated task inventory for business economics. For each task, applicable information pertaining to performance and enabling objectives, criterion-referenced measures, and suggested instructional activities and aids is provided. Section 2 provides a description of the business education programs and program options that incorporate business economics, a description of the course, a task sequence list that provides a suggested order of the task inventory for actual course instruction, and a course content outline. The instructional topics within the course content outline have been cross-referenced with corresponding task/competency codes from the task inventory in Section 1. A reference list is included in the guide. The appendix lists sources as well as references to printed and audiovisual materials, computer programs, and games, puzzles, and simulations. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Organization, Economics, Educational Resources, Job Skills, Office Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Task Analysis, Vocational Education
Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center, 2200 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 ($8.22).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum Center.
Note: For a related document, see ED 301 651.