ERIC Number: ED410414
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Exploring Technology Education: Exploring Manufacturing Technology.
Joerschke, John D.
These instructional materials include a teacher's guide designed to assist instructors in organizing and presenting a unit of study on manufacturing technology and a student guide. The materials are based on the curriculum-alignment concept of first stating the objectives, developing instructional strategies for teaching those objectives, and then evaluating based on the objectives. Topics covered in the teacher materials include the following: using Agency for Instructional Technology (AIT) media programs; attachment-point construction; and forming, casting, and conditioning a paperweight casting. The teacher edition includes the following: suggested activities, learning activities sheet, optional assignment sheets, answers to assignment sheets, teacher supplements, written test, answers to written test, and unit evaluation form. In addition, the teacher edition includes a section on use of the publication, a competency profile, instructional and task analyses, academic and workplace skill classifications and definitions, and a related academic and workplace skills list. Topics covered in the student materials are as follows: manufacturing careers, materials and processes used to produce a manufactured produce, elements of the methods used to process the basic industrial materials, planning a production process, evaluating a production process, fabricating and testing composite materials, composite materials used in airframe manufacturing, and wing-spar pattern. The student edition includes the following components of a unit of instruction: objective sheet, information sheet, assignment sheets, lab activity sheets, and student supplements. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Critical Thinking, Industry, Laboratory Procedures, Laboratory Safety, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Manufacturing, Postsecondary Education, Production Techniques, Productivity, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Technological Advancement, Technology Education, Thinking Skills, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074; telephone: 800/654-3988; World Wide Web: http://www.mavcc.org (teacher edition, order no. 301501: $11.50; student edition, order no. 301502: $10, 6 or more student editions: $5 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.
Note: For related documents, see CE 074 574-575.