ERIC Number: ED210516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Energy Economics. Energy Technology Series.
Technical Education Research Centre-Southwest, Waco, TX.
This course in energy economics is one of 16 courses in the Energy Technology Series developed for an Energy Conservation-and-Use Technology curriculum. Intended for use in two-year postsecondary technical institutions to prepare technicians for employment, the courses are also useful in industry for updating employees in company-sponsored training programs. Comprised of five modules, the course is designed to familiarize the student with the energy-conserving and cost-saving measures that are available, as well as the analysis techniques that are necessary for accurate evaluation of energy projects. Written by a technical expert and approved by industry representatives, each module contains the following elements: introduction, prerequisites, objectives, subject matter, exercises, laboratory materials, laboratory procedures (experiment section for hands-on portion), data tables (included in most basic courses to help students learn to collect or organize data), references, and glossary. Module titles are Fundamentals of Energy Cost Analysis, Financial Parameters of Energy Economics, Financial Techniques of Energy Economics, Economics of Energy Alternatives, and Economic Analysis and Energy Conservation Projects. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Alternative Energy Sources, Behavioral Objectives, Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Course Descriptions, Courses, Economics, Energy, Energy Conservation, Evaluation, Glossaries, Laboratory Experiments, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges
Center for Occupational Research and Development, 601 Lake Air Dr., Waco, TX 76710 ($2.50 per Module; $12.50 for entire course).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Technical Education Research Centre-Southwest, Waco, TX.
Note: For related documents see CE 030 771-789 and ED 190 746-761.