ERIC Number: ED137531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Manufacturing Occupations. Student's Manual. The Manufacturing Cluster.
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., Rutherford, NJ.; New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
This student manual and the accompanying instructor's guide (CE 010 376) are directed toward exploring manufacturing occupations. It is designed to help the student explore the various career, occupational, and job related fields found within the manufacturing occupations. Four sections are included. An overview of career education and manufacturing history is presented in the first two sections. The third section, Guidelines for Participation in a Careers Exploration Program in Manufacturing Occupations, presents generalized program team and student information models and discusses the student role. The last section, which constitutes the majority of the document, contains 21 program product categories, each containing an industry definition, types of products, importance, typical jobs, expected working conditions, and the future of the industry. The program product categories are Ordnance and Accessories; Food and Kindred Products; Tobacco Processors; Textile Mill Products; Apparel and Other Finished Fabric Products; Lumber and Wood Products; Furniture and Fixtures; Paper and Allied Industries; Printing, Publishing, and Allied Industries; Chemicals and Allied Products; Petroleum Refining and Related Industries; Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastics Products; Leather and Leather Products; Stone, Clay, Glass, and Concrete Products; Primary Metal Industries; Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery and Transportation Equipment; Machinery, Except Electrical; Electrical Machinery, Equipment and Supplies; Transportation Equipment; Professional, Scientific, and Control Instruments; and Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries. (SH]
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Curriculum Development, Guides, Instructional Materials, Manufacturing Industry, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-080-01657-5)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., Rutherford, NJ.; New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents see CE 010 396-399