ERIC Number: ED365873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Competency Exams for Computer Science Microcomputing-Related Occupations. Student and Instructor Manuals.
King, Maribeth L.; Huse, Vanessa E.
This document contains 20 competency-based examinations with student and instructor manuals for computer science microcomputer-related occupations. For each of the examinations, the student manual contains the following: the competency, the performance objective, directions, the facility to be used, the materials and equipment needed, a space to note time started and time finished, and the competency examination, which consists of tasks to perform. The instructor's manual includes the same materials as the student manual, with specific instructions to the examiner and a competency examination rating sheet. The 20 examinations cover the following material: (1) demonstrating basic microcomputer maintenance; (2) demonstrating intermediate microcomputing maintenance; (3) demonstrating the beginning features of the microcomputer operating system; (4) identifying computer viruses and recovering the system; (5) installing application software in a microcomputer; (6) developing a file-oriented structured computer program; (7) working with files in the Windows environment; (8) preparing a document using text processing; (9) preparing and printing a business resume; (10) preparing a spreadsheet document; (11) integrating word processing and spreadsheet documents; (12) creating macros for an electronic spreadsheet; (13) manipulating in a database; (14) printing and saving documents from a joined file using a database; (15) navigating and customizing in the Windows environment; (16) creating and formatting a document using Pagemaker; (17) demonstrating the advanced features of Pagemaker; (18) programming in a structured computer language; (19) writing batch files that demonstrate the advanced features of the DOS microcomputer operating system; and (20) creating login scripts for the Novell netware. (KC)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Div. of Community and Technical Colleges.
Authoring Institution: Paris Junior Coll., TX.
Note: For related documents, see CE 065 629-633.