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ERIC Number: ED016634
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 399
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THE MAN MADE WORLD, TEACHER'S MANUAL.
Commission on Engineering Education, Washington, DC.
THIS TEACHER'S MANUAL FOR THE ENGINEERING CONCEPTS CURRICULUM PROJECT'S HIGH SCHOOL COURSE, "THE MAN MADE WORLD," IS THE THIRD DRAFT OF THE EXPERIMENTAL VERSION. THE MATERIAL WRITTEN BY ENGINEERS, SCIENTISTS, AND EDUCATORS, EMPHASIZES ENGINEERING--MAN'S APPLICATION OF SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES TO THE CONTROL AND UTILIZATION OF HIS ENVIRONMENT. TECHNICAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE RELATED TO ALL PHASES OF MAN'S ENDEAVOR--BIOLOGY, ECONOMICS, SOCIOLOGY, BUSINESS, COMMUNICATION, PSYCHOLOGY, AND THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES. IN PART I OF THE COURSE, CHAPTERS DEAL WITH (1) LOGICAL THOUGHT AND LOGICAL CIRCUITS, (2) BINARY NUMBERS AND LOGIC CIRCUITS, (3) LOGIC CIRCUITS WITH MEMORY, (4) ORGANIZATION OF A COMPUTER, AND (5) PROGRAMING. PART II INCLUDES CHAPTERS ON (1) MODELS, (2) OPTIMIZATION (OPERATIONS RESEARCH), (3) MODELING, (4) MODELS AND COMPUTERS, AND (5) PATTERNS OF CHANGE (DYNAMIC SYSTEMS). FOR EVERY CHAPTER OF THE MAIN TEXT, THE MANUAL HAS A CORRESPONDING CHAPTER ORGANIZED INTO EIGHT PARTS--(1) THE APPROACH, (2) OUTLINE OF CHAPTER, (3) OBJECTIVES, (4) DEVELOPMENT OF CONCEPTS, (5) SOLUTIONS TO HOMEWORK PROBLEMS, (6) EVALUATION, TESTS, QUIZZES, (7) RESOURCE MATERIALS, AND (8) TEACHER REFERENCES AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION SOURCES. DRAWINGS ARE INCLUDED FROM WHICH OVER-HEAD PROJECTOR TRANSPARENCIES MAY BE MADE OF THE MAJOR DIAGRAMS. NOTES FOR THE TEACHER ON THE LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS AND AN ANNOTATED FILM LIST ARE ALSO INCLUDED. (DH)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Engineering Education, Washington, DC.
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