ERIC Number: ED204560
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Operating Sound-Measuring Equipment. Module 1. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.
Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.
This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on operating sound-measuring equipment. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) selecting decibel ranges, checking the conditions of batteries, and measuring sound levels; (2) testing decibel level response and using a sound level calibrator; and (3) screening survey measurements. Each lesson contains objectives, recommended methods and locations for practice, performance criteria, equipment and supplies to perform a task, detailed step-by-step instructions for learning a task, and performance exercises. Two performance tests cover calibrating exercises the general-purpose sound level meter and making screening survey measurements. (CT)
Descriptors: Acoustics, Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians, Equipment Maintenance, Learning Activities, Measurement Techniques, Public Health, Tests, Vocational Education
National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.
Identifiers: Acoustic Detectors; Environmental Health; Noise Levels
Note: For related documents see CE 029 482-507.