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ERIC Number: ED198321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 289
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Energy Awareness Curriculum, 1980.
Seward County Community Coll., Liberal, KS.
This curriculum guide contains course content for a series of "mini-courses" that can be presented in an adult continuing education program in area technical-vocational schools and community colleges. The program consists of nine modules, each divided into units and including learning objectives and student handouts. The modules cover the following areas: (1) awareness of the energy dilemma--an introduction and prerequisite for the other courses; (2) surveying energy usage--a brief assessment of the energy used in the United States by the various energy-user categories; (3) utility bills and economics of energy conservation--a discussion of energy pricing, the development of power utility rate structure, and natural gas rate fluctuations; (4) how to search for energy conservation opportunities--a presentation of opportunities for the individual and the community to save and to conserve energy in the automobile, the home, and the use of appliances; (5) lighting conservation opportunities--lighting for energy conservation; (6) hot water heating conservation opportunities--techniques for selecting, installing, and operating the domestic hot water heater; (7) appliance energy conservation opportunities--techniques for purchasing, operating, and maintaining appliances; (8) building construction versus energy consumption--factors involved in building an energy-efficient home; and (9) heating, ventilating, and air conditioning conservation--principles of heating and cooling buildings. Lists of printed and audiovisual resources are included. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Seward County Community Coll., Liberal, KS.
Note: Some pages may not reproduce well due to light print. For related documents see CE 028 003-004.