ERIC Number: ED256892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Word Processing Services, Inc. A Task Simulation for Office Occupations. Employee Manual.
Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.
This word processing task simulation was developed for use in an office applications laboratory at the postsecondary level. Its purpose is to give students an opportunity to become familiar with the tasks and duties that may be performed by word processing personnel. Following a section of general information about the simulated company, the "employee" (student) manual consists of 24 jobs to be performed by students. Each job is introduced by a job request that provides instructions for completing the task. Jobs in the manual include the following: dictation of correspondence from drafts; evaluation of pre-recorded dictation; dictation of reply to business letter; keyboarding, storing, and printing of mailing list; preparation of form letter; determination of priority of work tasks; transcription of dictation; keyboarding of handwritten correspondence; proofreading and keyboarding of business letters and memoranda; keyboarding, printing, and storing of minutes of a meeting, a business letter, financial statements, and correspondence; keyboarding and merging of purchase orders and variables; transcription of letters containing errors from pre-recorded dictation; dictation of replies to correspondence; and keyboarding and printing of manuscripts. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.
Note: For a related document, see CE 041 393.