ERIC Number: ED216118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Electromechanical Technology. Post Secondary Curriculum Guide.
Butler, Raymond H.; And Others
This curriculum guide provides a model for a postsecondary electromechanical technology program. It is divided into 10 sections. Section 1 overviews the philosophy, purpose, and goals for vocational education in Georgia. Contents of section 2 include a definition of the guide's purpose and program objective. Section 3 describes the occupational field, discusses employability skills, and provides information on exit points and task listing by Dictionary of Occupational Titles code. Examples of a curriculum structure and course outline are provided in section 4. Section 5 contains the unit guides for 19 units and 185 tasks. Each task contains the following information: task, performance objective, instructional activities, suggested instructional materials, evaluation, and classroom hours. Topics covered include reading blueprints, schematics, and symbols; identifying metal and non-metal materials; plant safety; handtools; elements of mechanics; lubricants and lubrication; drive systems; bearings; pumps; piping systems; hydraulic systems; pneumatic systems; packaging methods; packing machinery; and casing machinery. Section 6 includes an instructional resource matrix, list of textbooks, suppliers of materials, and additional instructional resources. Forms for recording student progress are provided in section 7. Section 8 addresses working with special needs students. Section 9 and 10 contain facility layouts and definitions of terms. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Adult and Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.