ERIC Number: ED260186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Millwright. Student's Manual [and] Instructor's Guide.
Grimes, L. A., Jr.
The student's manual of this set consists of materials for use by individuals enrolled in an extension course to train individuals for employment as millwrights. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: millwright careers; personal safety; equipment safety; addition and subtraction of common fractions; multiplication and division of common fractions; decimal fractions and conversion; percentage, ratio, and proportion; the metric system; blueprints; layout and measuring tools; use of various hand and power tools; gear systems; belts and pulleys; hydraulics; foundations and platforms; blocks and tackles; welding; assembly, disassembly, and maintenance of equipment; establishment of a millwright business; and human relations in business. Each unit contains objectives, instructional text, and exercises. The instructor's guide contains suggestions on how students should use the manual, and how the instructor can coordinate work experience and learning at the school. The guide also contains answers to both exercise questions and assignment test questions, one set of assignment tests, and a work sheet that can be used to match related instruction to job experience for the student. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Blueprints, Competency Based Education, Entrepreneurship, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Extension Education, Fractions, Hand Tools, Human Relations, Hydraulics, Individualized Instruction, Machine Tool Operators, Machine Tools, Mathematics Skills, Measurement Equipment, Mechanics (Process), Metric System, Postsecondary Education, Safety, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Tool and Die Makers, Trade and Industrial Education, Welding
Extension Instruction and Materials Center, P.O. Box 7218, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78713-7218 (Stock No. IE 313 S).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Extension Instruction and Materials Center.