ERIC Number: ED426194
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Skills for Gages& Measurement. New Paradigm for Effective Workforce Skills.
Saint Louis Community Coll., MO. Workplace Literacy Services Center.
This document contains the materials required by individuals enrolled in a workplace course in basic skills for gages and measurements that was developed by a community college for a St. Louis (Missouri) electric company. The guide begins with an outline of the 12-day course, which covers the types, components, use, and care of the following instruments: dial caliper, English micrometer, vernier scale, vernier height gage, and gage blocks. Presented next are a pre-test and introductory materials devoted to the following topics: process tools (reading, study, and classroom strategies), student responsibilities, basic measurement concepts, and notetaking. The next (and largest) section contains the text materials, vocabulary sheets, diagrams, instruction sheets, and learning activities used during the course's nine lessons and review day. Concluding the guide are a glossary and posttest. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Energy Occupations, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Industrial Training, Mathematics Skills, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Partnerships in Education, Pretests Posttests, School Business Relationship, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Community Coll., MO. Workplace Literacy Services Center.