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ERIC Number: ED019435
Record Type: RIE
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TECHNOLOGY-RESOURCE CENTER FOR VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ.
A MODEL FACILITY FOR UPDATING VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL TEACHERS, PLANNED IN THE PROJECT "A VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL TEACHER TECHNOLOGY CENTER--THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL" (ED 003 522), IS DESCRIBED. THE CENTER CONSISTS OF A TECHNOLOGY AND A RESOURCES COMPLEX. THE CIRCULAR TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX, DEVOTED TO UPDATING AND ENRICHING THE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM, IS DESIGNED ON THREE LEVELS--(1) THE LOWER LEVEL WHICH ACCOMMODATES A TELEVISION STUDIO, CONTROL ROOM, STORAGE AND MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT-UTILITIES ROOM, (2) THE TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX LEVEL WHICH PROVIDES FOR FOUR MODULES, A LARGE GROUP INSTRUCTIONAL ROOM, MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AND UTILITY ROOM, STORAGE, STAGING, AND LOUNGE, AND (3) THE UPPER LEVEL WHICH PROVIDES FOR A CENTRAL AUDIOVISUAL CONTROL AREA, OBSERVATION ROOMS, AND REAR SCREEN AND TELEVISION PROJECTION WINDOWS. THE FOUR MODULES PROVIDE FOR INSTRUCTIONAL GROUPS OF VARYING SIZES AND FIELDS OF STUDY. THE RECTANGULAR RESOURCE COMPLEX IS JOINED TO THE TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX BY A GLASS CORRIDOR. IT PROVIDES FACILITIES ORIENTED FOR IMPROVING TEACHING-LEARNING TECHNIQUES. IT INCLUDES INSTRUCTIONAL, EVALUATION AND RESEARCH, DARKROOM, REPRODUCTION, CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, INNOVATION CENTER, LIBRARY, PUBLIC LOUNGE, AND EXHIBIT AREAS. AN OUTDOOR DEMONSTRATION AREA IS PLANNED. A SITE PLAN, FLOOR PLAN, AND AN OUTLINE OF ARCHITECTURAL CONSIDERATIONS ARE INCLUDED. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ.
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