ERIC Number: ED198322
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Solar Curriculum Guides, 1980.
Seward County Community Coll., Liberal, KS.
This document contains an outline for a curriculum to train solar energy technicians in community colleges. The guide contains eight courses, each of which is divided into one to five modules. Modules, in turn, are divided into units, and units contain student handouts appropriate to the material. The following eight courses are included in this curriculum guide: (1) solar applications and future technology; (courses 2 and 3 missing); (4) introduction to solar energy, with modules on the sun and radiation, solar energy collection, solar energy storage, solar systems, and future outlook for solar; (5) control theory and application, with a module on general control; (6) materials and fabrication, with modules on basic materials, fabrication, and air distribution; (7) collectors and energy storage, with modules on collectors, solar storage, and installation; and (8) solar heating and cooling systems, with modules on system designs, retrofitting, and servicing. Prerequisites for persons entering the solar energy technician curriculum and a list of resources are included. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Seward County Community Coll., Liberal, KS.