ERIC Number: ED380639
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Housing and Home Furnishings. Instructor Manual.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This guide contains the materials required to teach a competency-based course to develop student awareness and skills relating to specific aspects of housing and home furnishings. It is divided into three sections: an instructor's manual, instructor's resource package and student workbook. The following topics are covered in the 10 instructional units: planning living space for human needs, evaluating and financing housing alternatives, applying elements and principles of interior design, arranging interior spaces, designing interior backgrounds, selecting furniture and accessories, selecting appliances, planning for safety and security, and exploring careers in housing and home furnishings. In the instructor's manual are the following: information on using the guide; a section for each unit listing activities and resources needed, focus assignments, objectives, evaluation methods, references, and written tests and answers; and an instructional supplement that provides additional teaching aids. The resource package contains the following: learning activity package sheets that allow instructors to individualize instruction for some/all students, transparency masters, and written tests. The student workbook includes one set of objective, information, assignment, and job sheets for each unit. Academic skills training is combined with vocational training throughout the instructional materials, and a system of icons has been used to help instructors identify activities into which training in the following basic skill areas has been infused into the curriculum: reading, science, creative thinking/problem solving, writing, oral communication, employability, math, interpersonal skills, and social studies. A basic skills documentation matrix correlates skills with units of instruction. (MN)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Credit (Finance), Home Economics, Home Furnishings, Housing, Integrated Curriculum, Interior Design, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Safety, Secondary Education, Tests
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (instructional package, 1 teacher and 10 student editions, order no. HE2003: $92; student edition, HE3003: $5).
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.