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ERIC Number: ED013953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 105
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SMALL CRAFT OPERATION AND NAVIGATION.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.; Louisiana State Vocational Curriculum Development and Research Center, Natchitoches.
THIS REFERENCE TEXTBOOK WAS PREPARED FOR USE IN THE FIRST PART OF A TWO-PART COURSE IN MARINE NAVIGATION AND SMALL CRAFT OPERATION ON INLAND AND INTERNATIONAL WATERS. THE MATERIAL WAS DEVELOPED BY AN INDIVIDUAL AUTHOR FOR USE IN TRADE SCHOOL PREPARATORY AND EXTENSION CLASSES FOR MALE ADULTS WHO PLAN TO OPERATE BOATS. IT IS MAINLY CONCERNED WITH CHARTS, COMPASSES, AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS OF NAVIGATION AND THEIR USE IN FINDING A VESSEL'S POSITION. THE OPERATIONAL ILLUSTRATIONS USED WERE TAKEN FROM SITUATIONS WHICH OCCUR IN SMALL CRAFT OPERATION IN THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE AREAS OF INSTRUCTION ARE RULES AND REGULATIONS, AIDS TO NAVIGATION, AND THE MARINE COMPASS AND PILOTING. EACH AREA IS DIVIDED INTO LESSONS WHICH CONTAIN TECHNICAL INFORMATION, LINE-DRAWING ILLUSTRATIONS, AND PROBLEM SOLVING EXERCISES. THIS MATERIAL WAS DESIGNED FOR PERSONS WITH SOME SEA EXPERIENCE AS WELL AS FOR THOSE JUST STARTING THE STUDY OF NAVIGATION. THE TEACHER MUST BE SKILLED IN THE OPERATION AND NAVIGATION OF BOATS. THE APPENDIXES ARE COMMON NAUTICAL TERMS, EQUIPMENT REQUIRED ON MOTOR BOATS, HOW SAFE A SKIPPER ARE YOU, AND INTRODUCTION TO FIRST AID. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE IN SINGLE COPY ONLY FOR $2.00 FROM VOCATIONAL CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH CENTER, P.O. BOX 657, NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA 71457. AN INSTRUCTOR'S GUIDE (VT 003 160) IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $2.00 FROM THE SAME SOURCE. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.; Louisiana State Vocational Curriculum Development and Research Center, Natchitoches.
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