ERIC Number: ED287035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Osbon, Michael A.
This curriculum guide is intended to assist vocational instructors in preparing students for entry-level employment as machinists and preparing them for advanced training in the workplace. The package contains an overview of new and emerging technologies likely to affect machinists, a competency/skill and task list, an instructor's guide, and an annotated bibliography. The following competencies are covered: mathematical calculations necessary to complete machine work; techniques for designing and planning machine work according to instructions, drawings, and handbook references; techniques of precision measurement using a variety of tools; bench work needed in the machine shop; procedures for operating drill presses, grinders, saws, lathes, and milling machines according to established standards; and techniques for performing heat treatment tasks to satisfy job specifications. The instructor's guide consists of a series of task sheets, each of which includes some or all of the following: competency/skill statement; task statement; performance objectives (including conditions in which the task is to be performed, evaluation criteria, and an evaluation standard); suggested student learning experiences; recommended instructional techniques; instructional equipment, materials, and supplies needed to complete the lesson; and recommended resources. (MN)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Design, Emerging Occupations, Equipment Utilization, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Machine Tools, Machinists, Mathematics Skills, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Secondary Education, Technological Advancement, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.; Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Vocational Education.