ERIC Number: ED106589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in Building and Plant Maintenance.
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, instructional materials, and resources, is designed to introduce the students to building and plant maintenance occupations. The introduction defines the career area, and discusses the course objectives, course strategy, and a suggested time table. The activities, organized into objectives, procedures, and resources, cover the areas of: building frames, electrical systems, heating and cooling systems, enclosing exterior and interior walls, maintaining both outdoor and indoor surfaces, individual units for related career exploration, and self-evaluation of career maturity. The appendix contains: suggestions and procedures for both field and exploration trips, forms for exploration trips, and wage rates for construction workers. (JB)
Descriptors: Building Trades, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Construction Industry, Construction (Process), Curriculum Guides, Electrical Occupations, Grade 10, Grade 9, Housing Industry, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Maintenance, Occupational Information, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746-60 and CE 003 762-4 and CE 004 312