ERIC Number: ED411412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Organization, Electronic Control, Electronic Equipment, Electronic Technicians, Electronics, Electronics Industry, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Robotics, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada