ERIC Number: ED336500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Strategies for Learners with Special Needs in Business and Office Technology.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri LINC.
This Vocational Instructional Management System (VIMS) module offers instructional and cognitive strategies used by special needs students to gain academic and vocational competency in business and office technology. Nine definitions, 14 frequently asked questions, 3 resources, and 18 references are included. The following questions are answered: Why is learning about strategies useful? What strategies might be used? Why are instructional and cognitive strategies important? What instructional and cognitive strategies could students use for mastering competencies in written communication skills? What strategies can assess the appearance of a paper? What strategies can revise a paper? What strategy might locate local sources of occupational information for student job seekers? How can this strategy be implemented in the classroom? What strategy prepares students for presentation of new concepts? How can students gain information about business careers? What cognitive strategy could help students in job seeking? What cognitive strategy integrates the process of reading, writing, speaking, and listening? and What additional resources could students use in business education? (six sources are listed). The following resources are included: (1) VIMS competencies corresponding to this module; (2) questioning strategy; and (3) careers in business and office technology. (NLA)
Descriptors: Business Education, Competency Based Education, Educational Strategies, Instructional Materials, Job Placement, Job Search Methods, Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies, Listening Skills, Mnemonics, Modeling (Psychology), Reading Skills, Role Playing, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Speech Skills, Study Guides, Thinking Skills, Writing Skills
Missouri LINC, 401 East Stewart Road, Columbia, MO 65211.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri LINC.
Note: For other titles in this series, see CE 058 617-623.