ERIC Number: ED353371
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
A Competency-Based Instructional Program for Plant Process Operations.
McDaniel, Joy; Mills, Steven
This program guide provides materials to prepare learners for employment as Process Plant Operators through classroom instruction and practical shop experience. Contents include instructional goal and subgoals, an instructional analysis that describes development of the materials and instructional equipment and supplies and facilities requirements, and learner entry behaviors and characteristics. Instructional plans are provided for 27 units. Components of each unit include the following: cluster name/number; unit name/number; learning domain; learning environment; instructional strategy; length in hours; unit description; unit objectives; and list of available materials. Unit topics are as follows: basic plant operations; basic operator responsibilities; safety procedures; environmental safety; applied mathematics; applied physics; process chemistry; applied communication; electrical fundamentals; reading diagrams and prints; computer fundamentals; furnace operations; instrumentation; water treatment; boiler operations; refrigeration; distillation; pumps; cooling towers; turbines; drive train equipment; materials handling; valves; heat exchangers; compressors; piping systems; and hand tools. Appendixes contain listings of learning domains, learning environments, and instructional strategies and a 16-item bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Chemical Industry, Chemistry, Communication Skills, Computer Literacy, Curriculum Development, Emerging Occupations, Energy Occupations, Fuels, Industrial Education, Job Skills, Lubricants, Maintenance, Mathematics Skills, Petroleum Industry, Physics, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Safety, Technical Education, Units of Study, Waste Water
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Research Div.
Authoring Institution: Southern Oklahoma Area Vocational-Technical Center, Ardmore.