ERIC Number: ED306465
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Guide for Drafting Communication in Technology Education.
Connecticut Industrial Technology Association.
Consistent with the principles of the Connecticut Common Core of Learning, this competency-based curriculum guide for drafting provides a reference guide for educators to research and prepare for teaching the field of drafting communications. The guide contains 44 units in three levels. The introductory level covers the following topics: introduction, lettering, print reading, sketching, drafting tools, introduction to computer-aided drafting, geometric construction, single-view layouts, orthographic projection, dimensioning, sectional views, pictorials-isometrics and obliques, auxiliaries, drawing reproduction and storage, graphs and charts, and developments. At the intermediate level, topics are organized under two headings, mechanical and architectural. The mechanical section covers drafting tools, sketching, dimensioning and tolerancing, orthographic projection, sectioning, auxiliaries, pictorial-isometric and oblique views, fasteners, mechanical drive systems, architectural--floor plan design, frame member sizing, foundation configuration, stair layout, window and door schedules, sectioning, elevations, pictorials-perspectives, plot plan, and energy efficiency. The advanced level covers dimensions and tolerancing, threads and fasteners, production illustration, pictorials-perspectives, revolutions, developments and intersectings, descriptive geometry, specialized fields of drafting, and modeling and model making. Units list objectives, learning activities, resources needed, and competency tests. General information about the technology education program is also provided. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Industrial Technology Association.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut