WTG 100 Introduction to Wind Power

Introduces students to the wind power generation industry. Topics covered will include physics of wind energy, various sizes and types of wind turbines, reading wind maps for finding the best wind locations. Students will also engage in discussions of the impact of the wind industry on social, environmental, economic, and political issues.
Date:
2014-01-01
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
Aims Community College
Project Name:
CHAMP-Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Programs
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
wind technology, energy, NJC, Northeastern Junior College, hybrid, blended, CHAMP, Colorado,Advanced Manufacturing, CCCS, Colorado Community College System, TAACCCT, CHAMP, Competency-based Training, Industry-recognized Credentials

Industry / Occupation

Industry Sector:
Utilities -- Utilities -- Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (2211)
Occupation:
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations -- Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers (49-9051)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Wind Technology Program

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Non Flickering Content

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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