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Moore, Pam – Tech Directions, 2012
Many of the advances in telecommunications and medicine are due to laser and fiber-optic technology. This technology has led to devices that provide faster and richer communication, advanced surgeries, and faster healing times, as well as amazing robotics for manufacturing. But, as with all equipment, someone has to install and maintain it. That…
Descriptors: Optics, Lasers, Career Guidance, Occupational Information
Bushey, Vicki; Hildebrand, Bob; Hildebrand, Dinah; Johnson, Dave; Sikes, John; Tahah, Ann; Walker, Susan; Zielsdorf, Lani – 2004
These teacher and student editions provide instructional materials for an introduction to surgical technology course. Introductory materials in the teacher edition include information on use, instructional/task analysis, academic and workplace skill classifications and definitions, related academic and workplace skill list, and crosswalk to…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Biomedical Equipment, Biomedicine, Competency Based Education
Campbell, Rob, Comp. – 1992
This document consists of teacher's and student's guides for approximately 10 days of instruction that introduces robotics. The teacher's guide contains the following: an introduction; a daily lesson plan outline; a pretest; answers to the pretest and posttest; a list of student competencies; unit objectives and terms; definitions of terms;…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Electromechanical Technology
Price, Paul – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Reports on a survey of experts from industry and academia which attempted to identify the top ten major career fields for engineers, including materials, biotechnology, automation and robotics, computer engineering, metals and mining, neural modeling, along with marine, aerospace, environmental and energy-related engineering. (TW)
Descriptors: Aerospace Industry, Careers, College Science, Computers
McCrory, David L.; Maughan, George R. – 1984
This document--intended for secondary school and college students--contains technology education instructional units on engines and power, energy conversion, energy futures, energy sources, communication and society, energy and power in communication, communication systems, microelectronics in communication, transportation in society, energy and…
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Communications, Electricity, Energy
Ritz, John M.; And Others – 1986
This document--intended to help technology education teachers plan their classroom curriculum for secondary school and college students--contains units on exploring high-impact technology, microcomputers as technological tools, integrated manufacturing systems (the future of design and production), the role of robotics in integrated manufacturing…
Descriptors: Automation, Communications, Construction Materials, Futures (of Society)
SRA Technologies, Inc., Arlington, VA. – 1985
This training package is designed for use by staff of the U.S. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training who are participating in a course dealing with apprenticeship in the future. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: employment trends of the future (computers, robotics, communications, growth and declining…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
Kaufman, Allan; Flowers, Jim – 1996
This book presents 20 projects for technology education students. The emphasis is on problem solving and hands-on learning through projects dealing with a wide variety of technologies/industries, including the following: robotics, information storage and retrieval, communications, transportation, electronics, manufacturing, construction, materials…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Communications, Construction (Process), Design Crafts
Linn Technical Coll., MO. – 1993
This viewer guide describes Changing Channels, which uses satellite teleconferences to provide distance learning for students and educators throughout Missouri and the United States. This series of live interactive programs features successful women in high tech nontraditional jobs. The series is composed of five kits, each with two tapes and an…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Distance Education, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities
Iozzi, Louis A.; Bastardo, Peter J. – 1987
This student guide was designed to be used with senior high school level classes as a supplement to existing programs in the areas of science and social studies. Each of the 12 chapters included in the guide may be used independently or may be combined into a separate course on the relationships between science, technology, and society. The…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Air Pollution, Artificial Intelligence, Decision Making
Feingold, S. Norman; Atwater, Maxine H. – 1988
This book focuses on 10 of the most promising new technologies and the careers that they will foster, picking up where the 1983 book, "Emerging Careers" by Norman Feingold, left off. The book talks about the work that must be done in new ways as technological breakthroughs open new applications. By looking first at the technologies and their…
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Career Education, Careers, Computers
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA. – 1996
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily Cable News Network (CNN) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of May, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and lists of related news terms. Topics covered include: United States-Israel anti-terrorism accord, the comeback of baseball…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Custer, Rodney L., Ed. – 1994
These Technology Activity Modules are designed to serve as an implementation resource for technology education teachers as they integrate technology education with Missouri's Academic Performance Standards and provide a source of activities and activity ideas that can be used to integrate and reinforce learning across the curriculum. The modules…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Evaluation Methods
Keck, Tom, Comp.; Frye, Ellen, Ed. – 1993
Preparing students to be successful in a rapidly changing world means showing them how to use the tools of technology and how to integrate those tools into all areas of learning. This booklet is divided into three sections: Design Activities, Experiments, and Resources. The design activities ask students to collaborate on design projects. In these…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Design, Designers, Educational Technology
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Matson, Eric; DeLoach, Scott; Pauly, Robyn – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2004
The "Robot Roadshow Program" is designed to increase the interest of elementary school children in technical disciplines, specifically math and science. The program focuses on children from schools categorized as rural or underserved, which often have limited access to advanced technical resources. We developed the program using robots…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Rural Schools
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