ERIC Number: ED172040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
[Bilingual Metric Education Module for Postsecondary and Adult Vocational Education.] Applying the Metric System (SI) in Trade and Industrial Education.
Ellis Associates, Inc., College Park, MD.
This set of six instructional units on applying the metric system in trade and industrial education is one of three metric education modules designed for use with bilingual (Spanish and English) students in postsecondary and adult vocational programs. (Both the Spanish and English versions of this set are provided in the document.) Each unit focuses on one of six occupational fields: draftsman, machinist, welder, automotive tune-up mechanic, electrician, and electronics service technician. Contained in each unit is a statement of objectives, suggested activities for instructor and student, information sheets, assignment and job sheets, transparency masters, and a unit test with answer key. The appendices contain a matrix of common metric multiples and submultiples, a list of common terms and definitions, and brief descriptions of the six occupational areas. (The first section of this document, entitled "Metric Systems of Weights and Measures," is available as CE 022 166. It contains five core units on the metric system and is designed to be used as the first section of each set of instructional units.) (JH)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Auto Mechanics, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Guides, Drafting, Electricians, Electronic Technicians, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Machinists, Metric System, Postsecondary Education, Spanish Speaking, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ellis Associates, Inc., College Park, MD.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small, thin type; For related documents see CE 021 428, 022 166-167