ERIC Number: ED299427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Telecommunications/Networking. Course Four. Information Systems Curriculum.
O'Neil, Sharon Lund; Everett, Donna R.
This course is the fourth of seven in the Information Systems curriculum. The purpose of the course is to review data, text, graphics, and voice communications technology. It includes an overview of telecommunications technology. An overview of the course sets forth the condition and performance standard for each of the five task areas in the course. These components are provided for each task area: behavioral objective, suggested teaching strategies, content, and summary. Topics covered include telecommunications/networking terms, concepts, vocabulary, and principles; hands-on operational knowledge of telecommunications/networking systems and services; factors to consider in comparison and evaluation, selection, modification, and utilization of telecommunications/networking hardware and software; gathering information to design and create a basic office layout for a local area network; and setting up, revising, and disseminating written guidelines and documentation for using telecommunications/networking equipment. A glossary of telecommunications networking terminology follows task area 1. Appendixes include visuals (transparencies and other teacher materials), student materials (student handouts, work sheets, and exercise materials), evaluation (end-of-task and end-of-unit questions, test items, etc.), and references (including an eight-page bibliography, articles, and resources). (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Computer Networks, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Curriculum Guides, Higher Education, Information Processing, Information Science, Information Systems, Learning Activities, Telecommunications, Word Processing
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Houston Univ., TX. Coll. of Technology.; Association of Information Systems Professionals, Deerfield, IL.
Note: For related documents, see CE 051 053-059.