ERIC Number: ED350447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Behavioral Objectives, Building Trades, Competency Based Education, Construction Materials, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Masonry, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia