ERIC Number: ED400415
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul-30
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Sheet Metal Programs (Program CIP: 48.0506--Sheet Metal Worker). Postsecondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document provides the framework for a postsecondary sheet metal program of instruction. A foreword provides guidelines that were used in developing the program and should be considered in compiling and revising course syllabi and daily lesson plans at the local level. A description of the sheet metal programs (building trades sheet metal work and precision sheet metal work) is followed by a suggested course sequence and baseline competencies for sheet metal programs. The vocational-technical courses in the sequence follow. Each has been written using a common format that includes the following components: course name, course abbreviation, classification (vocational-technical core, vocational-technical elective, related academic course, academic core), description, prerequisites, and competencies and suggested objectives. These sheet metal courses are included: orientation and shop safety; measurement; methods of layout I; hand processes I; machine processes I; methods of layout II; hand processes II; sheet metal welding; machine processes II; special project in sheet metal; and work-based learning in sheet metal. One related vocational-technical course is provided: principles of computer-assisted design. A list of recommended tools and equipment follows. Appendixes include recommended academic topics for communications, mathematics, and science; list of workplace skills for the 21st century; and sample student competency profile for sheet metal programs. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi