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Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1985
This report contains materials to assist teachers and others in designing curricula in robotics. The first section includes the results of a survey of technicians and supervisors in nine companies involved with robots that was designed to gather information concerning the education and training needed to prepare for a career in robotics. The…
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Curriculum Development
Auer, Herbert J. – 1985
This instructional manual contains 20 learning activity packets for use in a workshop on robotics. The lessons cover the following topics: safety considerations in robotics; introduction to technology-level and coordinate-systems categories; the teach pendant (a hand-held computer, usually attached to the robot controller, with which the operator…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Course Content, Equipment
Southeastern Louisiana Univ., Hammond. – 1987
This model instructional unit was developed to aid industrial arts/technology education teachers in Louisiana to teach a course on microprocessors and robotics in grades 11 and 12. It provides guidance on model performance objectives, current technology content, sources, and supplemental materials. Following a course description, rationale, and…
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Software, Course Content
Luzerne County Community Coll., Nanticoke, PA. – 1987
A project was conducted at the Community College of Luzerne County (Pennsylvania) to develop, in cooperation with area vocational-technical schools, the first year of a competency-based curriculum in automated systems/robotics. Existing programs were reviewed by the task force and a list of sample competencies was developed and sent to area…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education
Territo, Peter A., Jr.; McMurry, James G. – 1987
This model instructional unit was developed to aid trade and industrial education teachers in Louisiana in preparing students for careers in the field of power mechanics. Students are provided experiences related to the design, theory, construction, and appropriate uses of the power systems, as well as the maintenance and repair of the more common…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Organization, Energy Occupations
Connecticut Industrial Arts Association. – 1986
This guide is intended to assist industrial arts/technology education teachers in helping students in grades K-12 understand the impact of computers and computer technology in the world. Discussed in the introductory sections are the ways in which computers have changed the face of business, industry, and education and training; the scope and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Courseware, Design
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch. – 1997
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…
Descriptors: Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education. – 1992
This workshop facilitator's guide is designed to inform professional staff about competency-based vocational education (CBVE) to help eligible persons on public assistance acquire competencies necessary for gainful employment in the following occupational areas: airline reservations and travel services; computer applications; dental care;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Competence
Miller, Milton; And Others – 1987
This curriculum guide is intended to assist junior and senior high school vocational instructors in presenting a course in manufacturing technology. The package contains a competency/skill and task list, an instructor's guide, and a bibliography. The following competencies are covered: the historical development of manufacturing (the…
Descriptors: Administration, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs
Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco. – 1998
This package consists of course syllabi, an instructor's handbook, and a student laboratory manual for a 1-year vocational training program to prepare students for entry-level employment as automated equipment repair technicians. The program was developed through a modification of the DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) technique. The course syllabi…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Manufacturing
Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco. – 1998
This package consists of course syllabi, an instructor's handbook, and student laboratory manual for a 1-year vocational training program to prepare students for entry-level positions as advanced computer numerical control (CNC) and computer-assisted manufacturing (CAM) technicians.. The program was developed through a modification of the DACUM…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Design
Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco. – 1998
This package consists of course syllabi, an instructor's handbook, and a student laboratory manual for a 2-year vocational training program to prepare students for entry-level employment as manufacturing technicians. The program was developed through a modification of the DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) technique. The course syllabi volume begins…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Design