ERIC Number: ED401440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Machine Tool Advanced Skills Technology (MAST). Common Ground: Toward a Standards-Based Training System for the U.S. Machine Tool and Metal Related Industries. Volume 10: Computer-Aided Drafting & Design, of a 15-Volume Set of Skill Standards and Curriculum Training Materials for the Precision Manufacturing Industry.
Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
This document is intended to help education and training institutions deliver the Machine Tool Advanced Skills Technology (MAST) curriculum to a variety of individuals and organizations. MAST consists of industry-specific skill standards and model curricula for 15 occupational specialty areas within the U.S. machine tool and metals-related industries. This volume provides the MAST standards and curriculum for the computer-aided drafting and design specialty area. It is organized in the following sections: (1) a profile of Moraine Valley Community College (Illinois), the development center that produced these standards and curriculum; (2) a computer-aided drafting and design technician competency profile of job duties and tasks; (3) a computer-aided drafting and design technician duty, task, and subtask outline; (4) a course curriculum outline and course descriptions; (5) a technical workplace competencies and course crosswalk; and (6) a Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) proficiencies course crosswalk. Individual syllabi for the following courses are provided: Composition I; Introduction to Computer Graphics; Introduction to Drafting; Technical Mathematics, Introduction to Machine Tools, Mechanical Detailing, Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting; Drafting Seminar; Three-Dimensional Modeling and Rendering; Materials of Industry; Machine Elements; Tool Drafting; Hydraulics and Pneumatics; Trigonometric Functions; Mechanics, Heat, and Sound; Machine Design; Statics and Strength of Materials; Plant Engineering Drafting; Computer Assisted Design/Manufacturing Concepts; and Speech Fundamentals. Each course syllabus includes the following: course hours, course descriptions, prerequisites, required course materials, teaching and evaluation methods, lecture and laboratory outlines, course objectives for technical and SCANS competencies, and suggested references. Two appendixes contain industry competency profiles and the pilot program narrative. (KC)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Design, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Course Content, Drafting, Entry Workers, Hand Tools, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Modules, Machine Tools, Machinery Industry, Manufacturing Industry, Metal Working, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Standards, Teaching Methods
World Wide Web: http://machinetool.tstc.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
Note: For other volumes in this set, see CE 072 924-938.