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Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Vocational-Technical and Adult Education Services. – 1986
This guide is the product of a project to reassess and update the data entry curriculum used in business and office occupations programs throughout the State of Washington. It is intended to assist teachers and administrators responsible for making decisions affecting first-year keyboarding programs, implementing secondary school keyboarding…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Skills, Courseware, Curriculum Development
Regional School District No. 10, Burlington, CT. – 1984
This project report describes the development of a seventh-grade curriculum to promote microcomputer keyboarding skills, i.e., learning correct alpha-numeric reaches, developing proficiency in making appropriate reaches, using correct fingering without looking at the keyboard, and attaining a degree of speed and accuracy. Although the curriculum…
Descriptors: Business Education, Computer Literacy, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides
This publication provides the General Requirements and Minimum Standards developed by the National Court Reporters Association's Council on Approved Student Education (CASE). They are the same for all court reporter education programs, whether an institution is applying for approval for the first time or for a new grant of approval. The first…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Course Descriptions, Court Litigation
Devin, Carl – 1983
Changes are proposed for updating the curricula for office administration and secretarial science, the first being a name change for the department to Information/Word Processing or Administrative Sciences. Curricula (required courses and electives) are suggested for information/word processing--keyboarding specialist (one year certificate),…
Descriptors: Accountants, Accounting, Business Education, Clerical Occupations
Ettinger, Blanche – 1982
A study identified competencies needed by secretarial and supervisory/managerial personnel in word processing (WP) environments and used the data collected to develop guidelines for a WP curriculum for two-year postsecondary institutions. Data on competencies, knowledge, and behavioral traits that individuals should possess to perform jobs in WP…
Descriptors: Competence, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Employee Attitudes
RESCUE, Litchfield, CT. – 1988
The Connecticut Business and Office Education (BOE) curriculum was revised in light of critical issues in BOE. The issues were studied prior to revision, and the following recommendations were made: (1) requiring a minimum of one semester of electronic keyboarding and word processing; (2) placing equal emphasis on management, logical thinking…
Descriptors: Bookkeeping, Business Education, Competence, Competency Based Education
Arnston, Joyce; And Others – 1988
This model curriculum guide for a two-year postsecondary office occupations course is intended to define and develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by office professionals to integrate the office resources of people and technology. The curriculum guide is organized in three sections. The introductory section describes the Professional…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Clerical Occupations, Clerical Workers, Course Content
National Business Education Association, Reston, VA. – 1987
This guide is intended to serve as a resource for use in developing a business education curriculum at all grade levels between K and 14. Guidelines are presented for using the guide and developing local business education standards. The next main section deals with teaching the following business skills at the elementary school level:…
Descriptors: Accounting, Basic Skills, Business Education, Business Skills
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1991
Under the Idaho state system for curriculum development in vocational education, Technical Committees made up solely of industry personnel are responsible for drawing up task lists for each program. This curriculum guide contains a series of 27 modules that comprise the Idaho Program Standards for Business Systems Specialist. It begins with a…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Correspondence, Clerical Occupations
Northern Montana Coll., Havre. Montana Center for Vocational Education, Research, Curriculum and Personnel Development. – 1989
This document summarizes a literature review on articulation and seminar work on the feasibility of articulation agreements in secretarial and office education programs in Montana. Seminar participants (representatives of business education departments in Montana secondary and postsecondary schools) agreed on the competencies necessary to fulfill…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Business Education, College School Cooperation, Competency Based Education
Kjosnes, Iva S. – 1985
A project was conducted to update an existing high school business and office occupations education curriculum to include instruction in the use of computers and word processing equipment. The existing curriculum was assessed and revised in order to provide students with training in the following areas: the impact of computers on employment; the…
Descriptors: Accounting, Alphabetizing Skills, Bookkeeping, Business Education
Housh, Patty L. – 1983
This two-part document describes the development of a word processing instructional program at NEKA Vo-Tech School (Kansas) and offers recommendations for incorporating word processing into the curriculum. Program development steps which are discussed include: assessing community needs; developing implementation phases; contacting other…
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development, Employment Potential
Waubonsee Community Coll., Sugar Grove, IL. – 1990
The Waubonsee Community College Comprehensive Development Plan in Office Skills served 208 students by assessment of basic skills and referral to appropriate programs or help with job skills and referral to employment during the 18-month grant period from December 1988 through June 30, 1990. The target population was minority women or economically…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Business English, Community Colleges