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ERIC Number: ED422485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 692
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Series. Educational Resources for the Machine Tool Industry, Course Syllabi, [and] Instructor's Handbook. Student Laboratory Manual.
Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco.
This package consists of course syllabi, an instructor's handbook, and a student laboratory manual for a 2-year vocational training program to prepare students for entry-level employment in computer-aided drafting and design in the machine tool industry. The program was developed through a modification of the DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) technique. The course syllabi volume begins with the MASTER (Machine Tool Advanced Skills Technology Educational Resources) Program Consortium competency profile with seven duties (and supporting technical workplace competencies): apply mathematical concepts; demonstrate fundamental drafting skills; plan and organize activities; prepare mechanical production drawings; assist engineering personnel; and use computer-aided drafting system. The first volume contains the justification, documentation, and course syllabi for the courses. Each syllabus contains the following: course description; prerequisites; course objectives; required course materials; methods of instruction; lecture outline; lab outline; Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills competencies taught; and appropriate reference materials. The instructor's handbook consists of technical training modules that include some or all of the following: time required; duty; task; objective(s); instructional materials list; references; student preparation; introduction; presentation outline; practical application; evaluation; summary; and attachments, including handouts, laboratory worksheets, and self-assessment with answer key. The handbook is arranged by duty grouping, with technical modules developed for each task box on the competency profile. The student laboratory manual contains a DACUM chart and learning modules. Each module in the student manual includes some or all of the following: objectives, outline, laboratory exercises, laboratory aids, and handouts. (KC)
Online at http://machinetool.tstc.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Undergraduate Education.; Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Technical Coll. System, Waco.