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ERIC Number: ED219615
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Materials Testing and Quality Control Soils, 3-28. Military Curriculum Materials for Vocational and Technical Education.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, CA.
This instructional package on material testing and quality control of soils has been adapted from military curriculum materials for use in technical and vocational education programs. This short course presents basic information on soils as well as exploration, field identification, and laboratory procedures that will enable students completing the course to explore, identify, classify, and stabilize soils. The course contains two units totaling 64 hours of classroom and practical instruction. Unit 1, Introduction and Safety, contains a 1-hour lesson introducing the course and discussing safety procedures. Unit 2, Soils Testing, contains 10 lessons covering 20 hours of classroom and 43 hours of practical instruction. The course materials consist of a single document containing both teacher and student materials. The teacher materials provided include an introduction; outline of instruction; outline of training objectives; lists of texts, references, tools, equipment, materials, training aids and devices, and training equipment; a master schedule; and lesson plans. The lesson plans contain an outline of instruction and activities for the teacher and students. Student materials consist of five information sheets, three job sheets, one sample problem, one practice problem, and eight worksheets. The materials are suitable for both group and individualized instruction. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, CA.