ERIC Number: ED260784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Project VOICE (Vocational Occupations for Industrial Communications English): A Competency Based Education Curriculum for the Limited English Proficient in Building Maintenance.
Chaloupka, Diana; Papierniak, Kathleen, Ed.
Developed for vocational educators of short-term or long-term programs, this manual presents a complete competency-based curriculum in building maintenance for the advanced limited English proficient student. Following instructions on use of the manual and recommended references, a student tracking system and record sheet are provided, which list task number, competency description, job title pertaining to the competency, and date of completion. The bulk of the manual consists of competency sheets for each of the 711 tasks covered on the tracking form, focusing on the following eight areas: (1) plumbing; (2) custodial; (3) carpentry; (4) masonry; (5) electrical; (6) heating; (7) small engines; and (8) supporting skills such as welding, swimming pool maintenance and appliance service maintenance. Each competency sheet presents the task the student will perform; conditions under which the task will be performed; tools and equipment; task steps; student evaluation sheet or written test; learning activities; and supplemental sheets which provide information or study words. A sample certificate of completion is appended. (LAL)
Descriptors: Building Trades, Buildings, Carpentry, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Custodian Training, Electricians, Equipment Maintenance, Heating, Job Skills, Limited English Speaking, Maintenance, Masonry, Plumbing, Small Engine Mechanics, Task Analysis, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Lake County Coll., Grayslake, IL.