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ERIC Number: ED183894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Feb
Pages: 1078
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. Map Compilation and Math Review, 3-29.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Defense Mapping School, Ft. Belvoir, VA.
These programmed instruction materials for a postsecondary-level course in map compilation and math review comprise one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The seventeen lessons include Freehand Lettering; Review of Math (with additional individual lessons on ratio and proportion, algebra review, powers and roots, and trigonometry); Glossary of Mapping, Charting and Geodetic Terms; Map Marginal Information; Common Skills in Map Reading; Compilation from Map Sources "Pull-Ups"; Road Dimensions; The Engineer's Scale; Planetable Surveying; Construction Surveying; Logical Contouring; Resolution of Uncorrected Distance; Determination of Stadia Constant; Determination of "c"; Horizontal Circle Reading Wild T-2 Theodolite; Strength of Figure for Triangulation Reconnaissance; and Relative Orientation of Irregular Terrain Models. Lessons are broken down into "frames," which teach with words and or pictures. Students then complete a response or perform a described action. Lessons also provide the lesson objective and some self-tests, review exercises, and handouts. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Defense Mapping School, Ft. Belvoir, VA.
Identifiers: Military Curriculum Project; Surveying (Engineering)
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