ERIC Number: ED344086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Construction Systems. Curriculum Guide for Technology Education.
Spencer, Albert G.
This curriculum guide for a 1-semester or 1-year course on construction systems is designed to acquaint students with the nature of the construction industry and its technology--tools, materials, and methods of construction--as well as the systems for planning and managing construction projects. The guide contains a course outline, competencies (task lists), student competency records, and management sheets. Management sheets, which serve as lesson outlines used for 1 or more days, include the following: an introduction, an enabling objective, a performance objective, an equipment and supplies list, a performance standard, suggested references for teachers and students, activities, and evaluation criteria. Some of the topics covered by the activities are as follows: introduction to construction, construction planning and management, earthwork and foundations, superstructures, exterior finishing and roofing, mechanical and electrical systems, insulation and interior finish, and special projects. The guide contains six appendixes: (1) a tool and equipment list; (2) a supply list; (3) a resource list of 18 books, 53 films, slide sets or videotapes, 4 software programs, and 5 kits for models; (4) a suggested facility layout; (5) a corner section drawing; and (6) definitions. (KC)
Descriptors: Building Trades, Citations (References), Competence, Competency Based Education, Construction Management, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Course Content, Evaluation Criteria, Flooring, High Schools, Laboratory Procedures, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Roofing, Site Development, Structural Building Systems, Structural Elements (Construction), Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Transportation, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Vocational Education.