ERIC Number: ED339844
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Micro Computer Technician Course. Course Design, Course Curricula, Learning Units, Resource Requirements. InfoTVE 14.
Royal Melbourne Inst. of Tech. (Australia).; Technical Teacher Training Inst., Madros (India).
This guide to the core curricula for the training of microcomputer technicians is designed for school leavers after 10 or more years of general/vocational education with a science and mathematics background. The 2-year course is to be administered in four semesters. An introductory outline of course design and curricula provides the rationale, entry level and entry criteria, job functions that course completers can perform, course objectives, course pattern, course contents, teaching and support staff, and assessment scheme. The course contains 15 units, each of which consists of learning units. Each unit begins with a list of objectives, theory and practical content, and a list of references. Course unit titles are as follows: industrial organization and communication; electronic components, hardware, and devices; basic electronic engineering; workshop practice; electronic circuits and linear integrated circuits; digital electronics and test equipment; electronics drafting; project work in electronics; microcomputer hardware; computer organization and high-level programming; project work in microprocessors; computer installation and maintenance; computer peripherals; system diagnostics and fault-analysis; and project work in hardware and data communications. Information on staffing requirements, a recommended list of equipment and machinery, and a list of acronyms used in the document are also provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Peripherals, Computer Science Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Drafting, Electric Circuits, Electromechanical Technology, Electronic Technicians, Electronics, Engineering Technicians, Foreign Countries, Microcomputers, Postsecondary Education, Programing, Student Evaluation, Technical Occupations
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: Royal Melbourne Inst. of Tech. (Australia).; Technical Teacher Training Inst., Madros (India).
Identifiers: Computer Technicians