ERIC Number: ED183894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. Map Compilation and Math Review, 3-29.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Defense Mapping School, Ft. Belvoir, VA.
These programmed instruction materials for a postsecondary-level course in map compilation and math review comprise one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The seventeen lessons include Freehand Lettering; Review of Math (with additional individual lessons on ratio and proportion, algebra review, powers and roots, and trigonometry); Glossary of Mapping, Charting and Geodetic Terms; Map Marginal Information; Common Skills in Map Reading; Compilation from Map Sources "Pull-Ups"; Road Dimensions; The Engineer's Scale; Planetable Surveying; Construction Surveying; Logical Contouring; Resolution of Uncorrected Distance; Determination of Stadia Constant; Determination of "c"; Horizontal Circle Reading Wild T-2 Theodolite; Strength of Figure for Triangulation Reconnaissance; and Relative Orientation of Irregular Terrain Models. Lessons are broken down into "frames," which teach with words and or pictures. Students then complete a response or perform a described action. Lessons also provide the lesson objective and some self-tests, review exercises, and handouts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Algebra, Autoinstructional Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Cartography, Charts, Civil Engineering, Engineering Technicians, Individual Instruction, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Manuscript Writing (Handlettering), Map Skills, Maps, Mathematics, Postsecondary Education, Programed Instructional Materials, Ratios (Mathematics), Technical Education, Trigonometry, Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Defense Mapping School, Ft. Belvoir, VA.