ERIC Number: ED242911
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Construction Trades Related Areas Curriculum Guide. Michigan Trade and Industrial Education.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
This task-based curriculum guide is intended to help secondary teachers provide relevant training for an entry-level job in related building trades procedures. Introductory materials include background information on trade and industrial education and program goals and safety information. Descriptions follow of the construction trades program, vocational cooperative education, work experience/unpaid work experience, work experience and career exploration programs, and vocational work study. This job information is then provided: job titles and a task inventory for related building trades procedures. Tasks are grouped under these 13 duties: planning; preparing the site; installing insulation; installing drywall; installing floor covering; installing heating/cooling systems; roughing in heating/cooling systems; installing and servicing electrical circuits, components, and motors; servicing controls; servicing air conditioning/heating systems; landscaping; operating business; and using employability skills. Duty tabs comprise the largest portion of the curriculum guide. Each task in the listing is presented in a one-page format that provides this information: duty, task, achievement indicators, criteria, tools and equipment, and resources. Other components of the curriculum guide include a student achievement record, a class achievement record, and a glossary of vocational terms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Building Trades, Competency Based Education, Construction (Process), Curriculum Guides, Electric Circuits, Electricians, Employment Potential, Flooring, Heating, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Task Analysis, Trade and Industrial Education
Michigan Vocational Education Resource Center, 133 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
Note: For related documents, see CE 038 686-695.