ERIC Number: ED384799
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Curriculum Guide for Improvement of Instruction in Basic Business Skills Subjects. Accounting, Desktop Publishing, Job Skills, Keyboarding (Middle School), Microcomputer Applications, Notetaking, Telecommunications.
Chang, Hui-Haisang; And Others
This guide, which was developed by students enrolled in a graduate-level course in improving instruction in basic business subjects, consists of instructional units in the following seven basic business skills areas: job skills/workplace basics, accounting, desktop publishing, keyboarding/computer literacy, microcomputer applications, notetaking, and telecommunications. The job skills unit, which contains materials dealing with skills identified in the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) and similar reports as essential to success in the workplace, and the microcomputer applications unit are both designed for integration into secondary and postsecondary business curricula. The desktop publishing and notetaking units are designed for use with students in grades 10-12. The keyboarding/computer literacy unit is designed for middle school students, and the telecommunications unit contains materials for use with students in grades 9-12. Each unit consists of some or all of the following: unit description, rationale, background information from the literature on business education, list of best practices, unit objectives, unit outline, rubric, suggested student assessment techniques, learning activities, and student handouts. Each unit contains references and recommended resource materials. (MN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Basic Business Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Skills, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Desktop Publishing, Educational Practices, Equipment Utilization, Guidelines, Instructional Improvement, Intermediate Grades, Job Skills, Junior High Schools, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Activities, Microcomputers, Middle Schools, Notetaking, Postsecondary Education, Skill Development, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Practical Arts and Vocational-Technical Education.