ERIC Number: ED022926
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Development of a Curriculum to Meet Changing Manpower Needs of the Computer and Business Machine Industries; Interim Developments. Final Report.
Lescarbeau, Roland F.; And Others
This suggested curriculum guide represents the consensus of opinion by the representatives of seven schools comprising the Technical Education Consortium, with advice of industrial experts concerning the essential educational needs of the technicians they would employ. It will serve as a guide to schools planning to institute a program applicable to the business machine and computer industries and can be modified by the schools. A curriculum outline is presented for the four semesters. Course outlines include hours required, prerequisites, corequisites, course descriptions and objectives, major divisions, outlines of instruction, and texts and references for courses titled: (1) Electricity and Electronics, (2) Principles of Physics I, (3) Mathematics I, (4) Technical Graphics, (5) English Composition, (6) Electricity and Electronics II, (7) Introduction to Data Processing, (8) Mechanisms, (9) Principles of Physics II, (10) Mathematics II, (11) Digital Computer Fundamentals, (12) Electro-mechanical Components, (13) Control Systems, (14) Communications Skills, (15) Digital Computing Systems, (16) Input/Output Devices, (17) Storage Principles and Devices, and (18) Psychology and Human Relations. Included in the appendixes are sources of audio-visual materials, sample laboratory experiments, sample examinations, a bibliography, and a list of equipment needed in laboratories. (MM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Technical Education Consortium, Inc., Hartford, CT.