Administrative Assistant Training
Career Field: Administrative
Adult Career Pathway: Business Management
Type: Employment Preparation
Prepares Students for:
- Passing the MOS: Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exam
- Getting a job as an administrative assistant
- Entering a post-secondary diploma program for administrative assistant / office support
Target Student Population:
- TABE Math & Reading 6.0 and above
- Completed or be working on a high school diploma or equivalent
- Strong technology skills and typing speed of 40 wpm
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Course Description: In this hybrid course (classroom + independent online study), students develop professional communication skills, strengthen academic reading/writing using technology, improve technology skills, learn basic office management methods and prepare for the transition to college and work.
Duration: Self-paced, must complete within one year
Curriculum Materials: Google Drive folders organized by topics. Includes student syllabus, a variety of online assessments and resource folders. Utilizes Learn English Today – free online resources for learners of English.
Curriculum Pluses: Complete set of course overview documents, instructional materials and assessments. Well organized in Google Drive. Intended to be run as a hybrid class. In-class time can be with a group of students or with individual students in a lab setting. On-line time can be done independently by the student anywhere and anytime.
Curriculum Drawbacks: Most quizzes and other assessments are created in Google Forms. These forms and the links to them will need to be revised by a new instructor so that responses come to the new instructor.
Authors: Jill Rivard and Kayla Eckblad, Hiawatha Valley Adult Education
Hiawatha Valley Adult Education
651-385-4562 / firstname.lastname@example.org