ERIC Number: ED216129
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Mechanical Technology. Post Secondary Curriculum Guide.
Butler, Raymond H.; And Others
This curriculum guide is designed to offer guidelines along with supporting resources and teaching ideas from which the local postsecondary vocational instructor can extract a mechanical technology curriculum that meets local needs. Following an outline of the philosophy and goals underlying state and local vocational education programs in Georgia, the purpose and objectives of the guide are explained. Covered next are the nature and scope of the field of mechanical technoloby, employability skills that are necessary in the field, student exit points, and tasks performed in various job classifications. A sample curriculum structure and a course outline are provided. The bulk of the guide consists of a series of unit guides, each of which contains a task statement, a performance objective, instructional activities, suggested instructional materials, and evaluation criteria. The next two sections consist of listings of course-related references and resources and student record forms. Suggestions are set forth for working with special needs students. Also included are facility layouts for a learning laboratory and a learning resource center. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Course Descriptions, Definitions, Educational Facilities, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Employment Potential, Guidelines, Instructional Development, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Laboratories, Learning Resources Centers, Mechanical Equipment, Mechanical Skills, Models, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Records (Forms), Resources, Special Needs Students, State Curriculum Guides, Student Evaluation, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Adult and Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.