ERIC Number: ED209532
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Metric Planning Guide for Vocational Education.
Sievers, Ruth A., Ed.
This guide contains background materials and ideas for vocational education teachers to use in planning learning activities on the metric system for their students. Organized into eight chapters, the book covers the following topics: overview of the metric system; program administration; metrics in agricultural education; in business and distributive education; in health occupations education; in home economics education; and in industrial arts, trade and industrial, and technical education. Each chapter includes an introduction; instructional strategies; standards for metrics in that field; information about tools, instruments, and equipment; sample teaching activities; and references and resources. The final chapter is an annotated guide to metric learning and teaching. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Business Education, Distributive Education, Educational Planning, Educational Resources, Home Economics Education, Industrial Arts, Industrial Education, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Metric System, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Reference Materials, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
Special Publications, American Vocational Association, 2020 N. 14th St., Arlington, VA 22201 (Order No. 10381, $12.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American National Metric Council, Washington, DC.; American Vocational Association, Arlington, VA.
Note: Also prepared by the Vocational Education Sector Committee.