ERIC Number: ED316663
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Designing Products. Grades 11-12. Course #8166 (Semester). Technology Education Course Guide.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This document contains teachers' materials for a 10-module, 1-semester technology education course in product design offered in grades 11 and 12 in North Carolina. The document begins with a rationale for the development of the course; an explanation of the elements in an instructional system; a rationale for the course; a description of the course organization and teaching strategies, including a sequential list of the modules and their instructional intent; and the recommended length of time for each module. The instructional modules themselves typically include an overview of length, supplies, and purpose; student objectives; a synopsis; teacher's procedures; materials list; references; and appendices consisting of illustrated student handouts, sample forms, checklists, review questions and information sheets. The modules are: The Shape of Things; Failure in Use, Broken Things; Designs in Nature; Characteristics and Materials; How Things Are Made; Fasteners; Patents and Inventions; Product Liability; Drawings and Specifications; and Developing a Design. (CML)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina