ERIC Number: ED348178
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Boating Basics: A Course in Better Boating. Fifth Edition.
Texas State Dept. of Parks and Wildlife, Austin.
This student manual and teacher's guide on boating provides basic information of boating laws, boat types, and boat operation. Part I includes information on types of boats, boat hulls, and motors. Part II covers what is legally required regarding registration of boats and equipment. Part III discusses basic safety regulations, navigation rules, and navigational aids. Part IV includes a technical discussion on loading, boarding, cruising, docking, anchoring, knot tying, maintenance, courtesy, security, and storage. Part V describes how boating accidents and emergencies should be handled. It describes types of accidents, emergencies, aquatic safety, alcohol facts, distress signals, accident reporting, fires on board, and first aid. Part VI discusses weather, navigation, dams, locks, trailering, water sports, white water, and sailboats. The student textbook contains fill-in-the-blank review exercises after each section, a multiple-choice final exam, a glossary, and numerous charts and diagrams. The instructor's guide contains suggested teaching methods and teaching aids, course outlines for each section, student objectives, and answers to reviews and the test. (KS)
Descriptors: Accidents, Boat Operators, Course Objectives, Courses, Instructional Materials, Navigation, Outdoor Activities, Safety Education, Teaching Guides, Textbooks
Outdoor Empire Co., Inc., P.O. Box C-19000, 511 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle, WA 98109. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Rd., Austin, TX 78744.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Dept. of Parks and Wildlife, Austin.
Identifiers: Boating; Boating Safety; Texas
Note: Accompanying 16-page revised Instructor Guide is titled: "Boating Basics Instruction Guide--A Small Craft Primer."