ERIC Number: ED134722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Industrial Work Experience I. Curriculum Guide. General Related Study Units.
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
The primary purpose of this guide is to present basic sample instructional materials for the Industrial Work Experience (IWE) Program. It is designed to aid those charged with local administration and coordination of programs in secondary level trade and industrial education, referred to as the IWE training program. The guide contains 10 units of several lessons each: (1) Introduction of the IWE Program (Industrial Work Experience; Vocational Industrial Clubs of America; and Parliamentary Procedure); (2) Pre-Employment Information (Child Labor Laws; Wage-Hour Laws; Social Security, Workmen's Compensation, and Unemployment Compensation; Sources of Employment; Job Application Procedures; and The Job Interview); (3) Employer-Employee Relations (Getting Along with Your Employer; and Getting Along with Co-Workers); (4) Learning Can Be Easy (How We Learn; Tools Used in Studying; Tips to Improve Studying; Being Active in Class Discussion; and Taking Tests); (5) On-the-Job Communication (Public Speaking; Listening Skills; and Correct Telephone Use); (6) Income Tax (Federal, State, and Local Tax Systems; and Filling Out Federal, State, and Local Tax Forms); (7) Basic Industrial Economics (Wages, Prices, and Profits in an Industrial Economy; The Role of Competition in Industry; and Labor Relations); (8) Money Management and Banking (Managing Money; Using Bank Services; and Using Your Checking Account); (9) Employee Legal Rights and Responsibilities (You and the Law; and Contracts); and (10) Job Safety (Accidents: Causes and Effects; Material Handling; and Personal Protective Equipment). Each lesson lists subject, objectives, teaching aids, materials, and references, followed by a content outline with suggestions for teaching procedures, student application activities, and testing. Lessons also include appropriate overhead transparencies or handouts. (HD)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Trade and Industrial Education Service.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.