ERIC Number: ED192101
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Nuclear Technology Series. Course 19: Radiation Shielding.
Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.; Technical Education Research Center, Waco, TX.
This technical specialty course is one of thirty-five courses designed for use by two-year postsecondary institutions in five nuclear technician curriculum areas: (1) radiation protection technician, (2) nuclear instrumentation and control technician, (3) nuclear materials processing technician, (4) nuclear quality-assurance/quality-control technician, and (5) nuclear reactor (plant) operator trainee. This course, Radiation Shielding, contains six modules: General Effect of Radiation Attenuation, Beta and Alpha Particle Attenuation, Neutron Attenuation, Gamma Attenuation, Background Radiation Reduction Techniques, and Backscattering and Wall Scattering of Radiation. Each module follows a typical format including the following sections: introduction, module prerequisites, objectives, subject matter, exercises, materials, procedures, data tables, reference materials, and tests. (A master index and suggested program planning guides are also available--see CE 026 856 and CE 026 639-643.) (LRA)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Nuclear Energy, Postsecondary Education, Quality Control, Radiation, Safety, Technical Education, Technical Occupations
Center for Occupaticnal Research and Development, 4800 Lakewood Dr., Suite 5, Waco, TX 76710 (Modules are available individually or by course; write for prices)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.; Technical Education Research Center, Waco, TX.