ERIC Number: ED058397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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The World of Construction. Industrial Arts Curriculum Project.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Research Foundation.
This textbook for junior high school students encompasses concepts found in construction, and together with a teacher's guide (VT 014 244) and two laboratory manuals (VT 014 242 and VT 014 243), constitutes the first part of a 2-year integrated program in industrial technology. This and the second year course in manufacturing were developed under a contract from the Office of Education. The material was written by professionals in the construction field, and is intended to help students view the construction world with greater understanding, appreciation, and insight. Sample topics included in the 97 are: (1) Applying Technology to People, (2) Surveying and Mapping, (3) Designing and Engineering Construction Projects, (4) Estimating and Bidding, (5) Building Superstructures, (6) Installing Electrical Communications Systems, (7) Financing and Contracting, and (8) City and Regional Planning Factors. Extensive use is made of pictures and drawings for illustrations. Related documents are available as VT 014 088 and VT 014 238-VT 014 240. (GEB)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Concept Teaching, Construction Industry, Fundamental Concepts, Industrial Arts, Industry, Instructional Materials, Occupational Information, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Study Guides, Technology, Textbooks
McKnight and McKnight Pub. Co., Route 66, Bloomington, Ill. 61701 ($7.96 list price)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Research Foundation.