ERIC Number: ED340895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Industrial Technology Orientation Curriculum Guide.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
The four courses in this guide were designed to meet the specifications for the career orientation level of Illinois' Education for Employment Curriculum Model. These orientation-level courses can be taken by high school students in any sequence: (1) communication technology; (2) energy utilization technology; (3) production technology; and (4) transportation technology. Introductory materials include the following: scope and sequence; lists of integrated skills in transition, vocational ethics, and generalizable areas; state goals for learning; Technology Student Association; and how to use the curriculum guide and lesson plans. The communication technology course contains the following units: drafting and design, photography, graphic arts, processing and communicating information with computers, and telecommunications. The energy utilization course covers the following: energy conversion and transmission, fossil fuels and energy conservation, alternative energy systems, and solar energy. The following units are in the production technology course: materials and processes, construction, manufacturing, and servicing. Topics for the transportation technology course are the following: land transportation, materials handling, water transportation, air transportation, and space transportation. Each unit provides the following: rationale; mission statement; description; outline; unit titles; unit objectives; suggested learning objectives and experiences; and list of resources, including organizations, software, and print materials. (NLA)
Descriptors: Air Transportation, Alternative Energy Sources, Basic Skills, Career Planning, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer Oriented Programs, Construction Industry, Construction Materials, Design, Drafting, Energy, Energy Conservation, Graphic Arts, High Schools, Industry, Job Skills, Manufacturing, Photography, Service Occupations, Solar Energy, State Curriculum Guides, Technological Advancement, Technology, Telecommunications, Transportation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois