ERIC Number: ED211846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Strazicich, Mirko, Ed.
This workbook is designed for classroom use by apprentices in four-year union tilesetting programs in California. The workbook is composed of five units covering all aspects of the tilesetting process. Unit 1 introduces the tilesetting trade, including history and scope of the trade, safe working practices, and trade organizations. Unit 2 describes the tiles, materials, and tools used in tilesetting, while unit 3 explains how to read blueprints and specifications. The fourth unit describes tilesetting job processes, and the fifth unit details specialized jobs such as tile floors, steam rooms, ceilings, mosaics, curved arches, swimming pools, and stairs. A list of acronyms, a glossary of terms used in the tilesetting trade, and a list of instructional materials needed by students and for the classroom is also included in the workbook. The workbook is illustrated with black-and-white drawings and full-color photos. (KC)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Educational Resources, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Trade and Industrial Education, Unions, Vocabulary, Vocational Education, Workbooks
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($13.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Publications.
Identifiers: California; Tile Occupations
Note: For a related document see CE 031 262. Prepared under direction of California State Educational Advisory Committee for the Tilesetting Industry.