ERIC Number: ED443025
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards: Legal Office Cluster.
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
This document of skill standards for the legal office cluster serves as a guide to workforce preparation program providers in defining content for their programs and to employers to establish the skills and standards necessary for job acquisition. These 151 occupational skill standards describe what people should know and be able to do in an occupational setting. Each skill standard contains at least these three areas: performance area; skill standard with conditions of performance, work to be performed, and performance criteria; and performance elements and assessment criteria. These sections may also be included: performance area and assessment and credentialing approach. Introductory materials include assumptions for legal office cluster standards and table of contents. Standards are divided into organization and planning; maintenance of equipment and supplies; legal office activities; general dictation-transcription duties; preparation of legal documents; drafting of legal documents; financial functions; management of records and files; mail handling; basic office operations; information processing activities; word processing; machine transcription; basic data processing; computer file manipulation; document processing; database and spreadsheet operations; and computer applications. Appendixes include a glossary; lists of committee and council members; and workplace skills. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Education, Business Skills, Competency Based Education, Computers, Databases, Desktop Publishing, Dictation, Education Work Relationship, Employment Qualifications, Filing, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Occupational Clusters, Office Management, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Performance Based Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Secretaries, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Word Processing
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 46, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390, Tel: 800-322-3905, Fax: 309-298-2869, e-mail: CPC@wiu.edu (#503c, $13). For full text: http://www.standards.siu.edu/pdf/business/legal.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois