ERIC Number: ED350439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Electrical Distribution Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This program guide contains the standard electrical distribution curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum encompasses the minimum competencies required for entry-level workers in the electrical distribution field, and in job skills such as construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems; live-line work; and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other safety-related skills. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next three sections contain the courses: general core courses (English, mathematics, and interpersonal relations and professional development); fundamental technical courses (introduction to electrical distribution; safety for electrical distribution; fundamentals of electrical distribution; electrical system maps, schematics, and symbols; wiring for electrical distribution; electricity principles); and specific technical courses (power line construction, maintenance, and repair; transformers, underground residential and commercial distribution; advanced electrical distribution). Each course consists of the following: a course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. An appendix to the guide lists equipment needed for the program. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Electrical Systems, Electricity, Electronic Technicians, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides, Safety, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Note: For the program standards, see CE 062 122.