ERIC Number: ED106588
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in Textile Manufacturing and Services.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The career exploration program for grades 9 through 10, as part of a comprehensive K through 10 career development program, attempts to develop an awareness of and appreciation for work, extend knowledge of the variety of career opportunities, and provide experiences in career areas of individual interest. The document, a collection of materials consisting of student learning experience packets, sample instructional materials, and an extended resource list, is designed to introduce the students to careers in textile manufacturing and services. The introduction includes: a definition of the career area, course objectives, course strategy, and a suggested time table. Career exploration activities are organized into objectives, procedures, and resources and examine the occupations within the areas of manufacturing and other stages of textile services. Textile manufacturing occupations include: fashion design, pattern making and marking, cutting, sample making, sewing, pressing, inspecting, and receiving and shipping. Textile service occupations include: retail sales personnel, clothing maintenance specialists, and related jobs. Teaching strategies include class and group work, exploration trips, discussion, and interviews. The appendix contains suggestions and procedures for both field trips and exploration trips and forms for the exploration trips. (JB)
Descriptors: Assembly (Manufacturing), Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Clothing Design, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 9, Learning Activities, Needle Trades, Occupational Home Economics, Occupational Information, Patternmaking, Resource Materials, Retailing, Secondary Education, Sewing Machine Operators, Textiles Instruction, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746-59, CE 003 761-4 and CE 004 312