ERIC Number: ED337611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Architectural Drafting: Commercial Applications. Teacher Guide.
Whitney, Terry A.
This curriculum guide contains the technical information and tasks necessary for a student (who has already completed basic drafting) to be employed as an architectural drafter trainee. The curriculum is written in terms of student performance using measurable objectives, technical information, tasks developed to accomplish those objectives, and criterion-referenced instruments for uniform measurement of students' performance against the stated criteria. The guide is activity oriented with emphasis on commercial applications. It contains 11 units of instruction, each including some or all of the following: objective sheet, suggested activities for the teacher, assignment sheets and written test with answers, unit evaluation form, teacher supplements, transparency masters, information sheets, assignment sheets, and student supplements. Units cover the following topics: introduction to architectural drafting; architectural building materials; site conditions; introduction to working drawings; section and detail drawings; structural systems; architectural dimensioning; plumbing systems; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; electrical systems; and presentation techniques. A glossary contains 322 technical terms. Supplementary materials for teachers include information on using the guide, academic and workplace skills classifications, competency profile, instructional/task analysis, related academic and workplace skills list, and 19 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Architectural Drafting, Architectural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Building Plans, Citations (References), Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Definitions, Educational Resources, Electricity, Entry Workers, Heating, Job Skills, Lesson Plans, Plumbing, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Transparencies, Units of Study
Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Inc., 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (order no. 92-008424).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.