ERIC Number: ED259121
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Barnes, James L.
This curriculum guide is designed to assist junior high school industrial arts teachers in planning new courses and revising existing courses in construction technology. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: basic types of construction and the impact of construction on society, preconstruction, personnel management, energy conservation, construction, entrepreneurship, postconstruction, and computer applications in construction. Each unit contains some or all of the following: objectives, key words, a list of teaching aids needed, suggested references, a sentence outline, a list of materials for students, suggested student activities, student worksheets, transparency masters, student handouts, and a unit test. Appendixes to the guide include lists of references, films, and pamphlets; a list of materials and equipment suppliers; and computer programs dealing with converting various units of measurement, performing accounting and financial planning applications, and executing various graphics and conversion problems related to construction. (MN)
Descriptors: Building Design, Carpentry, Computer Oriented Programs, Construction Management, Construction (Process), Employment Opportunities, Energy Conservation, Entrepreneurship, Equipment Utilization, Hand Tools, Industrial Arts, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Measurement Techniques, Personnel Management, Prefabrication, Shop Curriculum, State Curriculum Guides, Trade and Industrial Education
Extension Instruction and Materials Center, P.O. Box 7218, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78713-7218 (Stock No. IA 015 I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Extension Instruction and Materials Center.