ERIC Number: ED311223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Advanced Electricity. Microprocessors and Robotics. Curriculum Development. Bulletin 1803.
Southeastern Louisiana Univ., Hammond.
This model instructional unit was developed to aid industrial arts/technology education teachers in Louisiana to teach a course on microprocessors and robotics in grades 11 and 12. It provides guidance on model performance objectives, current technology content, sources, and supplemental materials. Following a course description, rationale, and content outline time schedule, the guide contains 12 instructional units covering the following topics: review of basic electricity/electronics; past and future of computing; digital electronics; microprocessors; introduction to computer hardware; introduction to software; introduction to robotics and automation; classification of robots; interfacing; application of robots; impact of robotics on society; and teaching microprocessors and robotics through competitive events. Each unit consists of an introduction; competencies; general performance objectives/goals; specific performance objectives and mastery criteria; methodology; suggested interest approaches; unit outline; subject matter content related to specific performance objectives and learning activities; activity sheets; test with answer key; evaluation and testing methods; and equipment and supply list. (KC)
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Software, Course Content, Course Organization, Electricity, Electronics, Equipment, High Schools, Industrial Arts, Learning Activities, Microcomputers, Robotics, State Curriculum Guides, Student Organizations, Technical Education, Technological Advancement, Test Items, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Louisiana Univ., Hammond.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana