ERIC Number: ED346275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Business Systems Specialist. Technical Committee Report.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
This Technical Committee Report prepared by industry representatives in Idaho lists the skills currently necessary for an employee in that state to obtain a job as a business systems specialist, retain a job once hired, and advance in that occupational field. (Task lists are grouped according to duty areas generally used in industry settings, and are used as the basis for modules in the statewide curriculum guide development process and for generating student profiles.) The first section of the guide is the task profile, which provides the Idaho code number for the occupation and outlines major concepts/content, laboratory activities, teaching considerations, and instructional units. The guide then lists the following 25 task areas with subtasks (competencies) for business systems specialists: employability skills; telephone-related skills; mathematical computations; keyboarding/typewriting; filing; business records; communication; information processing; consumer economics; mail handling; reprography; leadership skills; decision making; management activities; dictation and transcription; legal specialty; medical specialty activities; information processing specialty activities; word processing specialty activities; insurance specialty activities; desktop publishing specialty activities; accounting specialty activities; telecommunications specialty activities; data processing specialty activities; and networking specialty activities. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho