ERIC Number: ED360533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Mathematics for the Workplace. Applications from Textile Manufacturing (Milliken & Company, Peerless Plant). A Teacher's Guide.
Wallace, Johnny M.; Powell, Mike
This module presents a real-world context in which mathematics skills are used as part of a daily routine. The context is the textile production area of machine operations, and the module aims to help students understand the significance of mathematics skills in interpreting charts and graphs. 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 as textile machine operators; (2) a task to be performed with a handout sheet needed for the task; and (3) questions for analysis, related problems, and a teacher's answer key. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Education Work Relationship, Fashion Industry, Finishing, Job Skills, Machine Tool Operators, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Skill Development, Teaching Guides, Textiles Instruction
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.