ERIC Number: ED220621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Communications Technician, 5-3A. Military Curriculum Materials for Vocational and Technical Education.
Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola, FL.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
These assignments and text for a secondary-postsecondary level correspondence course in electronic communications comprise one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. Purpose of the individualized, self-paced course is to provide students with background information, including fundamentals of communications, communications medium and equipment, and maintenance and safety. Six assignments containing multiple choice questions cover these topics: (1) Communications Basics; (2) Satellite Communications, Wave Propagation and Antennas; (3) Wave Propagation and Antennas (continued), Communication Transmitters and Receivers, Facilities Control Operations; (4) Facilities Control Operations (continued); and (5, 6) Maintenance and Safety. The seven chapters of the text are Communications Basics, Satellite Communications, Wave Propagation and Antennas, Communication Transmitters and Receivers, Facilities Control Operations, End Terminal Equipment, and Maintenance and Safety. Appendixes include operating procedures for various equipment, American Standard Code for Information Interchange, and information on the metric system. An index is provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Communications, Communications Satellites, Correspondence Study, Course Descriptions, Electronic Equipment, Equipment Maintenance, First Aid, High Schools, Individual Instruction, Pacing, Postsecondary Education, Safety, Secondary Education, Textbooks, Trade and Industrial Education, Waves (Physics), Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola, FL.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.