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ERIC Number: ED350447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 122
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Masonry Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This masonry program guide presents the standard curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum addresses the minimum competencies for a masonry program. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next three sections contain the courses: general core courses (English, basic mathematics, interpersonal relations and professional development); fundamental occupational courses (introduction to masonry; basic bricklaying; masonry bonds and patterns; corners and leads; laying units to the line; pointing, cleaning, and caulking; blueprint reading and estimating); and specific occupational courses (footings, foundations, columns, and piers; wall construction; fireplaces and chimneys; ornamental masonry; masonry internship; tiling tools, equipment, and materials; surface preparation for setting tile; tile mortar mixes and application; laying out, cutting, and fitting tile; setting tile and accessories on floors and walls; grouting, cleaning, and curing tile). Each course consists of the following: course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. An equipment list is appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia