ERIC Number: ED397340
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Business and Computer Technology (Program CIP: 52.0408--Gen. Office/Clerical & Typing Service). Secondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which reflects Mississippi's statutory requirement that instructional programs be based on core curricula and performance-based assessment, contains outlines of the instructional units required in local instructional management plans and daily lesson plans for secondary-level courses in business and computer technology I-II. Presented first are a program description and course outline. Section I contains curriculum frameworks for both courses, and section II contains outlines of the instructional units required in each course. The first course includes 13 units on the following topics: introduction, operating systems, keyboarding, word processing, communications, alphabetical filing systems, database management, financial applications, spreadsheet applications, telecommunications, desktop publishing, the job application process, and applied business and computer technology I. The second course contains 14 units: safety, disk management, keyboarding, advanced word processing, advanced communications, records management, advanced database management, advanced spreadsheet applications, advanced financial applications, automated accounting, advanced telecommunications, advanced desktop publishing, job application process, and applied business and computer technology II. Each unit includes suggested time on tasks, competencies and objectives, teaching strategies, assessment strategies, and resources. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Accounting, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Classroom Techniques, Communications, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Core Curriculum, Database Management Systems, Desktop Publishing, Educational Equipment, Employment Qualifications, Financial Services, Job Application, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Records Management, Safety, Secondary Education, Spreadsheets, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Technology Education, Word Processing, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi