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ERIC Number: ED448336
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Construction Cluster Skills Standards.
DePaul Univ., Chicago, IL. Built Environment Partnership.
Twelve construction cluster skill standards and associated benchmarks were developed as part of a federally funded school-to-work initiative that included the following parties: the Chicago Public Schools; City Colleges of Chicago; and business, labor, and community organizations. The standards, which include core academic, generic workplace readiness, and core industry standards, are as follows: (1) understand and communicate effectively orally, in writing, and graphically in standard English; (2) demonstrate knowledge and use of mathematical operations, measurement, algebraic and geometric methods to solve real-world problems; (3) understand and apply the fundamental concepts, principles, and processes of science to the construction industry; (4) demonstrate creative thinking, problem solving, decision making, and visualization; (5) apply computer literacy skills and knowledge; (6) demonstrate knowledge and skills to make viable career choices and obtain employment in the broad construction industry; (7) demonstrate personal qualities of self-esteem, self-management, and responsibility; (8) demonstrate acceptable behavior governed by the rules of society and the workplace; (9) demonstrate an understanding and ability to work with others; (10) demonstrate knowledge of the construction industry, related careers, and economic issues that affect the industry; (11) apply technical skills and knowledge used in the industry; and (12) understand and apply safety measures. (MN)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: DePaul Univ., Chicago, IL. Built Environment Partnership.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois (Chicago)