ERIC Number: ED380596
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Keyboarding and Computer Application. Technology Learning Activity. Teacher Edition. Technology Education Series.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This curriculum guide is designed to prepare students in grades 6-10 to work in the world of the future. The 8-day course provides exploratory, hands-on learning activities and information that can enhance the education of students of all types in an integrated curriculum that provides practical applications of academic skills. The guide contains both instructor and student sections. The instructor's section includes the following: background information; expected learner outcomes; suggested activities; suggested resources; instructional sequence; equipment, tools, and supplies worksheet; pretest and posttest with answers; and an evaluation summary. Contents of the student's section are as follows: an introduction; summary of activities; pretest and posttest instructions; assignments; goal; glossary; expected learner outcomes; objectives; related Technology Student Association events; academic and workplace applications; impact statements; career information; and an optional activity that could be used for solving problems or reinforcing learning. This guide contains activities for learning the following keyboarding and computer applications: typing basics, using computer menus, printing work, typing letters, and data processing basics. Some of the activities are based on "Typing Tutor 5+" computer software. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Clerical Occupations, Computer Oriented Programs, Data Processing Occupations, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Intermediate Grades, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Microcomputers, Office Occupations Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides, Technology Education, Typewriting, Word Processing
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (instructional package, one teacher and one student edition, order no. TE2115: $38; student edition, TE3115: $14).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
Note: "Typing Tutor 5+" software is published by Prentice Hall.