ERIC Number: ED380603
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Structural Engineering. Technology Learning Activity. Teacher Edition. Technology Education Series.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This curriculum guide provides technology learning activities designed to prepare students in grades 6-10 to work in the world of the future. The 8-day course provides exploratory, hands-on learning activities and information that can enhance the education of students of all types in an integrated curriculum that provides practical applications of academic skills. The guide contains both instructor and student sections. The instructor's section includes the following: background information; expected learner outcomes; suggested activities; suggested resources; instructional sequence; equipment, tools, and supplies worksheet; pretest and posttest with answers; and an evaluation summary. The student's section contains the following components: an introduction; summary of activities; pretest and posttest instructions; assignments; goal; glossary; expected learner outcomes; objectives; related Technology Student Association events; academic and workplace applications; impact statements; career information; and an optional activity that could be used for solving problems or reinforcing learning. This guide curriculum contains activities for learning structural engineering, such as using various types of measuring devices, drawing bridge designs, building a bridge from wood sticks and testing its capacity, and writing an essay explaining bridge design. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Building Plans, Civil Engineering, Course Content, Design, Engineering Drawing, Engineering Graphics, Engineering Technology, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Secondary Education, Specifications, State Curriculum Guides, Student Evaluation, Technology Education
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (instructional package, one teacher and one student edition, order no. TE2102: $27; student edition, TE3102: $11).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.