ERIC Number: ED360530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Mathematics for the Workplace. Applications from Machine Tool Technology (Michelin Tire Corporation). A Teacher's Guide.
Wallace, Johnny M.; Stewart, Grover
This module presents a real-world context in which mathematics skills (geometry and trigonometry) are used as part of a daily routine. The context is the machine tool technology field, and the module aims to help students develop the ability to analyze diagrams in order to make mathematical computations. The modules, which features applications from the Michelin Corporation, is designed for inclusion in a tech prep curriculum. Materials in the module, most of which are designed for the teacher to duplicate and distribute to students, include the following: (1) information on careers in the field of machine tool technology and about the Michelin Corporation; (2) an introduction to the lesson; (3) a task to be performed and information sheets necessary to complete the task; (4) related problems; (5) an answer key; and (6) appendixes containing sample job ads for machining tool technologists and career information about machinists, machine operators, and mechanical and electronics technicians employed by Michelin. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.
Note: For other teacher's guides in this series, see CE 064 301-307.