ERIC Number: ED215094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Competency-Based Curriculum in Communications. General Industrial Arts.
Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Designed and written for industrial arts instructors and students, this teacher-developed curriculum offers both a model for instructors and practical guidelines for classroom activities that explore the field of communications. Various aspects of course design and delivery are covered in the introductory section, including course goals and objectives, student outcomes, curriculum format, instructor guidelines for organizing and composing student modules, a bibliography, and achievement forms. The remaining units deal with the following topics: electricity/electronics (radio, telegraph, telephone, television); drafting (architecture, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, civil engineering); photography (camera and lens, picture making with automatic cameras, camera construction and operation, types of black and white film, developing black and white film, making prints from negatives, photographic filters, photographic papers, making enlargements); graphic arts (block printing, rubber stamp construction, hot stamping, lithography/offset printing, silk-screen printing, posters, general safety). Each unit contains the following: unit objectives, performance objectives, content outlines, teacher activities, student activities, references, resources, information sheets, transparency masters, and tests and test answers. Also covered in each unit are occupations associated with the given area of communications. (MN)
Descriptors: Architecture, Behavioral Objectives, Civil Engineering, Communications, Competence, Competency Based Education, Drafting, Electrical Appliances, Electrical Occupations, Electricity, Electronic Equipment, Electronics, Engineers, Graphic Arts, Guidelines, Industrial Arts, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Mechanical Design Technicians, Models, Occupational Information, Photographic Equipment, Photography, Printing, Radio, Safety, Secondary Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Telecommunications, Television, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.