ERIC Number: ED102356
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Metal Trades Modules. Vocational Behavioral Objectives: A Guide for Individualizing Instruction.
Westinghouse Learning Corp., New York, NY.
The curriculum guide focuses on the metal trades area at the secondary level of vocational education and industrial arts. It addresses the subject in behavioral terms, as prominent components of the career education concept. Presenting two skill modules, sheetmetal working and welding, the objectives presented are designed to be compatible with individualized systems and/or application to small and large group use. Terminal and transitional objectives are presented, the transitional objectives are designed to break the major task into subtasks at four specific competency levels: (1) entry level, only cursory knowledge of the task, (2) successful performance with direct supervision, (3) successful performance with routine supervision, and (4) independent performance at the journeyman level. Concepts treated in the sheet metal worker and welder modules include: safety practices; equipment maintenance; related mathematical concepts; the use of instruments; and materials selection. Specific sheetmetal concepts include; design and layout; forming, cutting and bending metal; fastening methods; component construction and mounting; and repair techniques. Welding concepts include: gas and oxyacetylene welding; various position welds; fusion welding; brazing; cutting; hard facing techniques; arc welding and TIG welding. Test items for each competency level are provided, evaluative criteria suggested, and occupational information presented. A seven-page bibliography is appended. (MW)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Equipment Maintenance, Individualized Instruction, Industrial Training, Job Training, Metal Working, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Sheet Metal Work, Skill Development, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education, Welding
Westinghouse Learning Corporation, 100 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10017 ($29.50 for the set of four related guides)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Westinghouse Learning Corp., New York, NY.
Note: For related guides, see CE 003 358-60