ERIC Number: ED428289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Rotational Molding Process Technician. Instructional Program Package.
El Paso Community Coll., TX.; College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.; Association of Rotational Molders, Oak Brook, IL.
This curriculum package contains materials developed through a partnership of the Association of Rotational Molders, El Paso Community College (Texas), and the College of DuPage (Illinois). The materials, which were developed during a 2-day DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process, are based on national skill standards and designed for manufacturing firms conducting their own in-house training, community college customized training, and continuing education programs. The package includes a DACUM chart, course outline overview, and nine course outlines. Each course outline includes the following: course description; course length; prerequisite competencies; course objectives; integration of academic and workplace skills; foundation skills; workplace competencies; method of instruction; method of evaluation; materials and texts; and course outline. The course topics are as follows: introduction to the rotational molding process and operation; safety; material handling; start-up and shut-down procedures; handling molded parts; mold setup and mold change; preparing and servicing the mold; quality control; and processing and troubleshooting. Appended are the following: annotated listing of 34 recommended resource materials and websites; list of the employment skills identified by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills; and list of the 210 National Voluntary Skill Standards for Advanced High Performance Manufacturing. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Continuing Education, Curriculum Guides, Employment Qualifications, Integrated Curriculum, Internet, Job Skills, Job Training, Lesson Plans, Manufacturing, National Standards, Production Technicians, Resource Materials, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, World Wide Web
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: El Paso Community Coll., TX.; College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.; Association of Rotational Molders, Oak Brook, IL.