ERIC Number: ED354306
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Business Systems Specialist. Curriculum Guide. Invest in Success.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
Under the Idaho state system for curriculum development in vocational education, Technical Committees made up solely of industry personnel are responsible for drawing up task lists for each program. This curriculum guide contains a series of 27 modules that comprise the Idaho Program Standards for Business Systems Specialist. It begins with a curriculum framework that provides the program area, program title, Idaho code number, Classification of Instructional Programs code number, major concepts/content, laboratory activities, special note(s), and instructional units. Like all programs developed under the Idaho state system for vocational education, it contains a task list. The task list for this program groups 332 occupational skills or tasks by the following 27 modules: demonstrate employability skills and habits; perform telephone related skills, math computations, keyboarding/typewriting activities, filing activities, business records activities, communication activities, and information processing activities; identify consumer economics terms and concepts; perform mail handling activities; demonstrate knowledge of reprographic activities; develop leadership skills; perform decision making activities; perform management and dictation/transcription activities; and perform legal specialty, medical specialty, information processing specialty, word processing specialty, insurance specialty, desktop publishing specialty, accounting specialty, telecommunications specialty, data processing specialty, networking specialty, records management, and computer graphics design principles activities. Each module contains performance objectives and enabling objectives for each task contained within the module. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Correspondence, Clerical Occupations, Competency Based Education, Computer Graphics, Curriculum Development, Data Processing, Data Processing Occupations, Decision Making Skills, Educational Research, Filing, Information Processing, Job Analysis, Job Performance, Job Skills, Job Training, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Leadership Training, Learning Modules, Occupational Information, Office Management, Office Occupations, Office Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Content, Reprography, Shorthand, State Curriculum Guides, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Task Analysis, Typewriting
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