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ERIC Number: ED411412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 349
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7732-5272-X
ISSN: N/A
Electro-Technologies. Guide to Standards and Implementation. Career & Technology Studies.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
With this Career and Technologies Studies (CTS) curriculum guide, secondary students in Alberta can do the following: develop skills that can be applied in their daily lives; refine career-planning skills; develop technology-related skills in electro-technologies; enhance employability skills, especially in electro-technologies industries; and apply and reinforce learning developed in other subject areas. The curriculum is organized in strands and modules. This guide encompassing the electro-technologies strand contains 37 modules that define what a student is expected to know and be able to do (competencies). The guide is organized in the following parts: (1) program rationale and philosophy, learner expectations, program organization, curriculum and assessment standards, and types of competencies in career and technology studies; (2) strand rationale and philosophy and strand organization for electro-technologies studies; (3) planning for instruction for career and technology studies and for electro-technologies courses; (4) module curriculum and assessment standards for introductory level electro-technologies competencies; (5) module curriculum and assessment standards for intermediate level electro-technologies competencies; (6) module curriculum and assessment standards for advanced level electro-technologies competencies; (7) assessment tools; (8) linkages and transitions; (9) learning resource guide; and (10) sample student learning guides. Modules cover the following broad topics: electro-assembly; conversion and distribution; power supply; digital technology; control systems; analog, electronic, and radio communication; security systems; robotics; circuit wiring; electro-optics; magnetic control; electronic servicing; generation/transformation; microprocessors; amplifiers; motors; and control applications. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada