ERIC Number: ED232029
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Boating Safety, 15-6. Military Curriculum Materials for Vocational and Technical Education.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Coast Guard Inst., Oklahoma City, OK.
This coursebook and training manual for a secondary/postsecondary level course on boating safety comprises one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The purpose stated for the individualized, self-paced course is to establish policy and prescribe responsibilities and standards for the training of personnel assigned to boating safety law enforcement duties. The coursebook lists the reading assignments and objectives of each section. The training manual is divided into 19 chapters, each of which presents in detail laws and policies pertaining to the subject covered in that chapter. A chapter summary and/or a chapter quiz is provided for most of the chapters. The areas covered are boating safety; jurisdiction; motorboat laws and the Boat Safety Act of 1971; boarding boatcraft; documentation, licensing, numbering, and registration; legal requirements for boat operators; manufacturers' standards; rules of the road; negligent and grossly negligent operation; correction of an especially hazardous condition; boat examination techniques; preparation of Notice of Violation/Report of Boarding Form CG-4100; arrest; state boating safety programs; U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary; boating accidents; regattas and marine parades; water pollution laws; and first aid. A glossary is appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Coast Guard Inst., Oklahoma City, OK.