ERIC Number: ED410413
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Exploring Technology Education: Exploring Communication Technology.
Joerschke, John D.
These instructional materials include a teacher's guide designed to assist instructors in organizing and presenting a unit of study on communication technology and a student guide. The materials are based on the curriculum-alignment concept of first stating the objectives, developing instructional strategies for teaching those objectives, and then evaluating based on the objectives. Topics covered in the teacher section include the following: using Agency for Instructional Technology (AIT) media programs, laser classifications and power ratings, engineering and drafting sketches, using computer-assisted drawing (CAD) systems, and designing a web page. The teacher edition includes the following: suggested activities, learning activities sheet, optional assignment sheets, answers to assignment sheets, teacher supplements, written test, answers to written test, and unit evaluation form. In addition, the teacher edition includes a section on use of the publication, a competency profile, instructional and task analyses, academic and workplace skill classifications and definitions, and a related academic and workplace skills list. The student edition includes the following components of a unit of instruction: objective sheet, information sheet, assignment sheets, lab activity sheets, and student supplements. The following topics are addressed in the student materials: communication careers, nonverbal communication, visual messages, visual design, interference-free messages, coded messages, audiovisual messages, satellite communication, and fiber-optic communication. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Communications, Computer Assisted Design, Critical Thinking, Drafting, Information Transfer, Laboratory Procedures, Laboratory Safety, Lasers, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Multimedia Materials, Nonverbal Communication, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Technological Advancement, Technology Education, Thinking Skills, Units of Study, Vocational Education, World Wide Web
Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074; telephone: 800/654-3988; World Wide Web: http://www.mavcc.org (teacher edition, order no. 301302: $14; student edition, order no. 303102: $10, 6 or more student editions: $5 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.
Note: For related documents, see CE 074 574-576.