ERIC Number: ED366777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum for Whole Language Instruction in Office Technology.
Hinds, Joyce; And Others
This curriculum guide contains material to supplement the language instruction in business English. It is a complete instructional package designed to improve the editing, reading, listening, and speaking skills of the office technology student. It includes a description of the rationale for the whole language approach to language instruction, a Master Lesson Plan with expected learner outcomes, the student/tutor protocol, instructions for pre- and posttests, business documents for transcription, and these evaluation instruments--Error Frequency Chart and Value Added Survey, Parts 1 and 2. The materials are designed for use in a lab setting where a teacher or tutor can work with students individually and where students have access to tape players/recorders or dictaphone equipment. One set of materials can be completed in approximately 16 hours of lab time. Two sets of materials are included. Other contents are a description of the results of a field test of the materials and data analysis. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business English, Community Colleges, Curriculum Guides, Editing, Information Technology, Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Listening Skills, Office Automation, Office Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education, Pretests Posttests, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Speech Skills, Two Year Colleges, Whole Language Approach, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Div. of Community and Technical Colleges.
Authoring Institution: Vernon Regional Junior Coll., TX.