ERIC Number: ED333175
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Keyboarding/Typewriting & Advanced Typewriting/Wordprocessing. Course Guide.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education.
This course guide contains 21 competency goals--keyed to competency objectives, student activities, and suggested resources--for secondary keyboarding/typewriting and advanced typewriting/word processing courses. The 21 competency goals cover the following topics: basic equipment, keyboarding techniques, touch techniques, formatting and document preparation terminology, work habits, leadership skills, proofreading, spelling and accuracy, error correction methods, composing at the keyboard, business correspondence, business forms, tables, reports, reprographic methods, word processing software, administrative support word processing environments, production standards, office communications, word processing simulations, and employability skills. Eleven appendixes, which make up about one-fourth of the document, contain tables of grades for gross words per minute for various semesters and equipment, accuracy grades for beginning and advanced keyboarding students, and checklists for computer/printer parts and electronic typewriter parts. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Skills, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Equipment, Job Skills, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Activities, Microcomputers, Office Machines, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Typewriting, Vocational Education, Word Processing
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education.