# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Legal Systems Administration Task 334439171

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Compile current reference manuals for office.

Definition

Compilation of manuals should include
  • internal resource guide (e.g., office personnel, their areas of expertise, and contact information)
  • external resource guide (e.g., court personnel, professional colleagues, administrative agencies, and suppliers)
  • professional reference guide (e.g., legal dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, and publications; online references; and state guidelines)
  • office policies and procedures guide (e.g., document samples, filing guidelines, accepted style guides, and office operation and financial procedures for staff).
  • Web site guide (e.g., Virginia courts, www.courts.state.va.us; court forms, www.justice.gov/forms/dojform.php; and the State Corporation Commission, www.scc.virginia.gov/clk/bussrch.aspx).
Manuals should be kept current by updating resources at regular intervals.

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Business Procedures

 

Computer Applications

 

Word Processing

 

NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication

Compose and produce a variety of business messages and reports using correct style, format, and content.

  

Compose business documents that reflect international differences and incorporate current practice and protocol.

  

Develop an outline to facilitate logical and understandable written documents.

  

Prepare industry-specific technical reports incorporating graphics.

 

Write coherent business messages, instructions, descriptions, summaries, and reports using appropriate formats.