ERIC Number: ED348970
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Primer on Cabling Design and Implementation: Considerations for Decision-Makers.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This guide for school administrators and staff is intended to be used in conjunction with the "Guidelines To Provide Uniform Wiring Service for Telecommunications in North Carolina Public Schools" as they: begin planning for cable implementation in the schools; work with architects and builders in the design and implementation of cabling systems; endeavor to match instructional and administrative activities with the telecommunications structures they are creating; and manage these systems over the long-term. The guide is divided into five sections: (1) Purpose; (2) Planning/Implementation (overview/getting started, people involved, general statutes governing, and chronology); (3) Cable Design, Implementation and Use (introduction, key features, structure, cabling design phases, and cable management); (4) Matching Instructional/Administrative Activities with Telecommunications Structure (generic examples for telecommunications and for television, case studies, and common questions and answers); and (5) Diagrams and Appendices (a glossary, a computer facility planning guide, Television Allocations Study Organization (TASO) picture quality descriptions, channel designations and transmitter locations for the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (UNCCPTV), and local area network (LAN) configuration diagrams). (Contains 33 references.) (ALF)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Cable Television, Check Lists, Distance Education, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Planning, Learning Resources Centers, Library Automation, Local Area Networks, Microcomputers, School Districts, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.