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ERIC Number: ED412346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Ninth Grade "Microcomputing and Document Processing." Curriculum Guide for Improvement of Instruction in Business Subjects.
Edwards, Denechia; Morley, Madonna; Potter, Derek; Stapleton, Jennifer
This document contains the information required to deliver a 1-semester course in microcomputing and document processing that is designed for students in grade 9. The document begins with a course rationale, brief course description, list of course objectives, and list of 14 teaching strategies and suggestions for business educators to use to prepare students for information-intensive workplaces. Presented next is a course outline that includes the objectives, daily activities, and extended activities for the course's 12 units, which deal with the following topics: keyboard basics; keyboarding and the alphabet; basic formatting techniques; reports; basic, intermediate, and advanced correspondence; tables; advanced reports; and advanced tables. Concluding the guide are 11 sample activities and sample criterion and reference measures. Included among the sample activities are the following: an exercise in writing and following written instructions; a team-building exercise; a scrambled word exercise featuring computer-related vocabulary; group and individual job application exercises; an Internet scavenger hunt; and a stock market game based on an interdisciplinary approach. The bibliography contains 19 references. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Morehead State Univ., KY.
Note: For related curriculum guides, see CE 074 825-833.