ERIC Number: ED263428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Math on the Job. Sheet-Metal Worker.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
This booklet is intended to help mainstreamed mentally retarded, emotionally disturbed, or learning disabled high school students acquire a basic understanding of the responsibilities and working conditions of sheet metal workers and to practice basic math skills necessary in the occupation. The first section provides a brief introduction to the occupation by focusing upon those job tasks of a sheet metal worker with which the student is likely to be familiar. The next two sections deal with the work environment of the typical sheet metal worker and the training, education, and experience needed for the occupation. Exercises addressing basic math skills used by sheet metal workers are provided. Various suggestions are listed for students interested in further exploring the occupation of sheet metal worker. A glossary and answer sheet conclude the booklet. (MN)
Descriptors: Blueprints, Career Awareness, Career Education, Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Enrichment Activities, Equipment Utilization, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Skills, Mental Retardation, Metal Working, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Sheet Metal Work, Skill Development, Special Education, Work Environment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For the other booklets in this series, see CE 042 963-994.