ERIC Number: ED220620
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Construction Surveying, 3-27. 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 short course on construction surveying was developed from military curriculum materials for use in technical and vocational education programs. Students completing the course should be able to perform engineering surveys related to area and route surveying (knowledge of basic survey techniques is a prerequisite). The course is divided into two units. Unit 1 contains a 1-hour lesson introducing the course and covering safety aspects of the job. Unit 2 contains 13 lessons totaling 29 hours of classroom and 66 hours of practical instruction covering the following topics: construction surveying; horizontal control; vertical control; topographic survey; road surveying; road surveys; horizontal curves; vertical curves; grade and earth-work computations; engineering transit adjustment; level adjustment; utility surveying; and building layout. The course contains both student and teacher materials. Printed teacher materials include an introduction to the course; outline of instruction; outline of training objectives; lists of texts, references, tools, equipment, materials, training aids and devices, and training aids equipment; a master schedule; and instructor guides. Instructor guides include lesson plans and activities for instructor and students. Information sheets, job sheets, and practical test sheets are provided for students. In addition, appropriate chapters of two Navy manuals to be used in the course are provided, and transparency sets and references are suggested. (KC)
Descriptors: Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Curriculum, Equipment, Hand Tools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Structural Elements (Construction), Technical Education, Test Items, Transparencies, Units of Study, Vocational Education
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.