ERIC Number: ED432678
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Wiring. Third Edition. Teacher Edition [and] Student Edition.
Kaltwasser, Stan; Flowers, Gary; Blasingame, Don; Batson, Larry; Ipock, Dan; Carroll, Charles; Friesen, Wade; Fleming, Glenn
This publication contains both a teacher edition and a student edition of materials for a foundation course in an electrical wiring program. The course introduces basic concepts and skills that are prerequisites to residential wiring and commercial and industrial wiring courses. The contents of the materials are tied to measurable and observable learning outcomes identified and validated by an industry advisory committee. The teacher edition consists of introductory pages, teacher pages, and the student edition. The introductory pages include the following: information on using the publication; a training and competency profile; a national skills and state duty and task crosswalk; an instructional and task analysis; a reference for basic skills icons and classifications; a basic skills matrix; and a tools, equipment, and materials list. The teacher pages include suggested activities, answers to assignment sheets, a written test with answers, a learning activities sheet, teacher supplements, and transparency masters. The student edition consists of 17 units, each of which typically contains an objective sheet, an information sheet, student supplements, assignment sheets, job sheets, and (for some units) a glossary. Unit topics are the following: (1) occupational introduction; (2) general safety and first aid; (3) electrical safety; (4) related math and measuring; (5) hand tools; (6) powered/specialty tools and equipment; (7) using trade information; (8) basic equipment; (9) basic theory; (10) DC (direct current) circuits; (11) AC (alternating current) circuits; (12) wiring methods; (13) conductors; (14) low voltage wiring; (15) overcurrent protection; (16) load centers and safety switches; and (17) existing structures. (KC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Electric Circuits, Electrical Occupations, Electrical Systems, Electricians, Electricity, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Test Items, Units of Study, Vocational Education
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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.