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Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1990
This Technical Committee Report prepared by industry representatives in Idaho lists the skills currently necessary for an employee in that state to obtain a job in drafting and design technology, retain a job once hired, and advance in that occupational field. (Task lists are grouped according to duty areas generally used in industry settings, and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Design
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Ogunkola, Babalola; Knight, Carlos – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The authors investigated the effects of a technical drawing course, video games, gender, and type of school on the spatial ability (spatial visualization and orientation) of secondary school students in Barbados. A total of 420 students (269 boys; 151 girls) from nine government schools within Category 3 and Category 4 were sampled. A four-way…
Descriptors: Drafting, Art Education, Video Games, Secondary Schools
Everly, Al; And Others – 1977
This competency based drafting curriculum is presented in seven specialization sections with units in each section containing a competency statement, performance objective, learning activities, evaluation, and quiz or problem sheets. Some units also contain answer sheets and/or handout sheets. Sections and number of units presented are (1) basic…
Descriptors: Architectural Drafting, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides
Catonsville Community Coll., MD. – 1977
Drafting students from vocational/technical and high schools frequently repeat the same experiences and courses and work with the same instructional materials when they enroll in college engineering drawing, and architecture programs. In order to minimize needless repetition and address the problem of articulation between such schools and the…
Descriptors: Architectural Drafting, Articulation (Education), College Credits, College Curriculum
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Metraglia, Riccardo; Villa, Valerio; Baronio, Gabriele; Adamini, Riccardo – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2015
Today's students enter engineering colleges with different technical backgrounds and prior graphics experience. This may due to their high school of provenience, which can be technical or non-technical. The prior experience affects students' ability in learning and hence their motivation and self-efficacy beliefs. This study intended to evaluate…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Engineering, Engineering Education, Introductory Courses
SQUIRES, CARL E. – 1966
DATA WHICH HAD SIGNIFICANCE FOR DESIGN AND DRAFTING CURRICULUMS WERE COLLECTED BY DIRECT OBSERVATION OF 21 DESIGN AND DRAFTING FACTORS WITHIN 16 SELECTED INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES EMPLOYING 869 DESIGNERS AND DRAFTSMEN. OBSERVATIONS COVERED (1) THE NUMBER OF DESIGN AND DRAFTING EMPLOYEES, (2) THE SYSTEM OF DRAFTING ROOM ORGANIZATION, (3) JOB…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Design, Drafting, Educational Needs
Jensen, C. – Technical Education News, 1976
Various research findings are reported on drafting trends which the author feels should be incorporated into teaching drafting: (1) true position and geometric tolerancing, (2) decimal and metric dimensioning, (3) functional drafting, (4) automated drafting, and (5) drawing reproductions. (BP)
Descriptors: Drafting, Educational Needs, Research, Technological Advancement
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Lucci, William, Jr. – Tech Directions, 2005
In this article, the author describes Stafford Technical Center's Engineering Technology Academy (ETA), in which students pursue a variety of educational and career options for anything connected to construction technologies--including drafting and design, architecture, and even work in historic preservation. In addition to technical skills,…
Descriptors: Architecture, Technical Writing, Preservation, Engineering Technology
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, 2012
High academic standards are an important first step in ensuring that all Alaska's students have the tools they need for success. These standards reflect the collaborative work of Alaskan educators and national experts from the nonprofit National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment. Further, they are informed by public comments.…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Literacy, English
Johnson, Albin A. – School Shop, 1970
Discusses the use of color in technical drawing instruction as a useful and interesting area of drafting. (GR)
Descriptors: Color, Color Planning, Drafting, Industrial Arts
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2006
The graduate of the Ironworker apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) demonstrate the principles of drafting, how drawings originate and how to correctly interpret the information given--the use of each…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Construction Industry, Course Descriptions, Welding
Voss, Julia Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Digital literacy learning has become a fundamental, mainstream concern for teachers and researchers because of the increasingly central roles played by writing in digital environments and multimodal composing in twenty-first century literacy and literacy instruction. Digital composing draws on many of the processes that apply to print composing…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Computer Uses in Education, Process Approach (Writing), Collaborative Writing
Bourgeois, Ania – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2011
The European Commission has long supported and helped further the cause of entrepreneurship education. Within the education and training agenda, the strategic framework for European cooperation, Education and Training 2020 has, as its fourth long-term strategic objective, to enhance creativity and innovation, including entrepreneurship, at all…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Guidelines, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Crowl, William F. – Tech Directions, 2008
This article describes the Hill-Climb project of a second level Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) class. The author primarily designed the activity to increase student understanding of the assembly drawing process and its components. The emphasis on problem solving adds a dimension that can aid students in their other classes as well. By…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Design, Drafting, Problem Solving, Technical Education
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Martin, Deb – Middle School Journal (J3), 2008
In this article, the author first explains what an authors gallery is and suggests additional uses and modifications. Next, readers are taken through a day-by-day description of creating the gallery while having the theory behind this pedagogical choice explained. The step-by-step discussion is supported with student examples and concepts drawn…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Writing Processes, Computer Assisted Design, Multimedia Materials
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