Technology Education (TED)
TED 100 INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
Prerequisite: Major status. An introduction to technology education for students considering a career as a public school technology teacher; provides information relating to core issues such as New York State Learning Standards, contemporary ideas and practices in the technology classroom; introduces and prepares students for the field service requirement. Offered Every Semester.
TED 101 RAPID VISUALIZATION
Basic conceptual and technical skills in technical drawing and illustration; basic drawing techniques from sketching and rapid visualization to rendering and 3-D computer modeling; lectures, demonstration, and practice; intended as a technology foundation course and as a pre-mechanical drawing and pre-CAD course. Offered fall only.
TED 123 PRINCIPLES OF MANUFACTURING
Operative principles common to the majority of manufacturing industries; research and development, manufacturing, organization and management; industrial relations; engineering; production; labor; financial control; marketing; quality control. Presentations by leading industrialists. Offered spring only.
TED 253 FUNDAMENTALS OF BOAT BUILDING
Prerequisite: DES 105. Fundamentals of boat design, lofting, and construction through lectures, demonstrations, and the construction of a small boat. Offered occasionally.
Equivalent Course: TEC 253
TED 300 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS
Exploration of habitable structures through hands-on laboratory experiences. For technology education majors and those who wish to meet certification requirements of New York for teaching technology education in the state's public schools. Offered fall only.
TED 320 HISTORY AND THEORY OF WATERCRAFT DESIGN
Prerequisite: DES 215 or permission of instructor. A survey of the history and theory of naval architecture and watercraft design with special attention to the development of design solutions within specific cultural contexts; special emphasis on American small craft and local traditional designs. Offered occasionally.
TED 349 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
Review of communication techniques throughout history; current techniques and modern communications programs and materials; broad spectrum of experiences with conversion and transfer of information from one form to another. Offered fall only.
TED 360 TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION METHODS AND EVALUATION
Prerequisites: OEC 301, OEC 302, and EDF 303. Basic principles and methods of teaching technology education subjects; strategies utilized in planning for instruction; strategies utilized in evaluating students, course content, and overall program; teaching and evaluating students with special needs; preparation of instructional materials. Offered Every Semester.
Equivalent Course: TED 360W
TED 361 TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
Energy/transportation systems focusing on the moving of people, materials, and products; types of transportation vehicles, energy and power, controls, careers; the effects of transportation systems on the environment and society. Course meets guidelines of the national and state professional associations regarding the systems approach to the technology education discipline. Offered spring only.
TED 450 STUDENT TEACHING IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
Prerequisites: CWP 102, BME/CTE 301, BME/CTE 302, EDF 303,, TED 360, EXE 372, EDU 416, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Students must have completed 105 credit hours, including all 33 credit hours of approved technology core courses. Full-time assignment in a junior and/or senior high school as a student-teaching intern working with a supervising teacher and a college supervisor; seminars on campus and in public schools to study teaching techniques, organization, management, oral communication delivery and other aspects of teaching technology education; guided full-time teaching experience including the use of electronic recording to analyze teaching; participation in school and professional activities. Offered Every Semester.
Equivalent Course: TED 450W
TED 451 STUDENT TEACHING IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION II
Prerequisites: EDF 303, BME 301 or CTE 301, BME 302 or CTE 302, and TED 360, EXE 372, EDU 416; minimum GPA of 2.5 in major coursework. Full-time assignment in a senior high school as a student-teaching intern working with a supervising teacher and a college supervisor; seminars on campus and in public schools to study teaching techniques, organization, management, and other aspects of teaching; full-time teaching experience including the use of videotape to analyze instructional performance; participation in schools and professional activities. Students must have completed a minimum of 105 credit hours, including all 33 credit hours of required technology core courses. Students must be prepared to accept assignment at any facility and may not enroll in any other college courses. Offered Every Semester.
Equivalent Course: TED 451W
TED 453 WOOD/EPOXY BOATBUILDING
Prerequisite: DES 251. Theory and application of wood/epoxy boatbuilding materials and techniques through the construction of a wood/epoxy skiff. Offered occasionally.
TED 488 INTERNSHIP
TED 495 SPECIAL PROJECT
TED 497 WORKSHOP
TED 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY