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Stenerson, Jon – Wisconsin Vocational Educator, 1986
Elements of the development of a robotics and automation laboratory are discussed. These include the benefits of upgrading current staff, ways to achieve this staff development, formation of a robotics factory automation committee, topics to be taught with a robot, elements of a laboratory, laboratory funding, and design safety. (CT)
Descriptors: Automation, Laboratories, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Safety
Decker, Robert; Krajewski, Robert J. – American School Board Journal, 1986
Describes new technology involving the teaching of robotics in high schools. Provides information on how to develop robotics programs. Includes discussion of the uses of slow-scan television, satellite beams, and the possibilities of enhancement by linking new technologies. (MD)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Electronics, Industrial Arts, Microcomputers
Arnold, W. F.; Carpenter, C. J. – 1984
This report examines ways of providing technician training in the operating principles of robotic devices. The terms "robotics" and "robotic arms" are first defined. Some background information on the principal features of robotic arms is given, including their geometric arrangement, type of actuator used, control method, and…
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Core Curriculum, Costs
Ashley, William; And Others – 1983
This guide is one of three developed to provide guidelines, information, and resources useful in planning and developing postsecondary technician training programs in high technology. It is specifically intended for program planners and developers in the initial stages of planning a new program or specialized option in robotics. (Two companion…
Descriptors: Automation, Computer Oriented Programs, Course Descriptions, Courses
Grandgenett, Neal – Gifted Child Today (GCT), 1991
This article reviews technological advances in educational computer use and discusses applications for computers as tools, tutors, and tutees in mathematics education of gifted students. Computer-assisted instruction, artificial intelligence, multimedia, numeric processing, computer-aided design, LOGO, robotics, and hypercard software packages are…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
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Rodrigues, Susan – Australian Science Teachers Journal, 1997
This table illustrates when, why, and how computer-based information technology best lends itself to learning in science classrooms. It aims to illustrate the potential of this technology and some of the thinking and planning that is necessary for successful, effective classroom use. Application types include data collecting devices, spreadsheets,…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Databases
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Instructional Materials Lab. – 1991
This manual was developed to guide machine trades instructors and vocational supervisors in sequencing laboratory instruction and controlling the flow of work for a 2-year machine trades training program. The first part of the guide provides information on program management (program description, safety concerns, academic issues, implementation…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Organization, Laboratories
Rodenstein, Judith, Ed. – 1984
This publication represents the collaborative efforts of vocational educators who are involved in the planning and teaching of high technology training programs. It contains a series of reports and profiles which illustrate the diversity of high technology programs in vocational education institutions and the variety of approaches that can be used…
Descriptors: Biomedical Equipment, Computers, Occupational Information, Program Descriptions
Maker, C. June – 1988
A framework for curriculum design and a set of guidelines for curriculum development in gifted education are presented. The major dimensions guiding curriculum development for gifted students are: content, process, product, and learning environment. Curriculum content should be developed in such a way that it becomes more abstract, complex,…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Economics Education
General Services Administration, Washington, DC. Clearinghouse on Computer Accommodation. – 1989
This handbook presents guidelines to assist federal Information Resources Managers in applying computer and related information technology to accommodate users with disabilities. It discusses managing the end user environment, assessing accommodation requirements, and providing end user tools and support. The major portion of the document consists…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computers
Ramey, Luellen – 1985
Technological development and our human potential are two of the greatest challenges facing humankind today. The appropriate response to technological development seems to be to shape it for positive and productive human uses. Just as America once shifted from an agricultural economy to an industrial economy, we are now shifting from an industrial…
Descriptors: Coping, Counselor Role, Humanization, Individual Development
Abram, Robert; And Others – 1983
This planning guide is one of three that addresses the concerns of postsecondary college administrators and planners regarding the planning and implementation of technician training programs in high technology areas. It specifically focuses on a 30-step planning process that is generalizable to various high technology areas. (The other two…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Automation, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs
Abram, Robert; And Others – 1983
This guide is one of three developed to provide information and resources to assist in planning and developing postsecondary technican training programs in high technology areas. It is specifically intended for vocational-technical educators and planners in the initial stages of planning a specialized training option in computer-aided design (CAD)…
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Courses
General Services Administration, Washington, DC. Clearinghouse on Computer Accommodation. – 1995
This handbook presents guidance for federal managers and other personnel who are unfamiliar with the policy and practice of information accessibility to accommodate users with disabilities and to provide for their effective access to information resources. It addresses federal requirements for accessibility, adopting accessibility as a sound…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Appropriate Technology, Assistive Devices (for Disabled)
Computing Teacher, 1985
This collection of reprints from The Computing Teacher contains 11 articles on the selection, evaluation, and organization of software published between August 1983 and March 1986, as well as more than 20 reviews of educational software packages published between December 1982 and June 1986. The articles are: (1) "The New Wave of Educational…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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