ERIC Number: ED156920
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Cement Mason's Curriculum. Instructional Units.
Hendirx, Laborn J.; Patton, Bob
To assist cement mason instructors in providing comprehensive instruction to their students, this curriculum guide treats both the skills and information necessary for cement masons in commercial and industrial construction. Ten sections are included, as follow: related information, covering orientation, safety, the history of cement, and applying for a job; concrete materials; tools and equipment; placing concrete; concrete finishes for buildings; concrete finishes for highways; curing and protection; blueprint reading and estimating; surface treatment; and equipment repair. Each section is composed of one or more instructional units organized into eight parts: (1) student behavioral objectives, which state the goals of the course; (2) suggested activities outlining steps for both students and instructors to accomplish specific objectives; (3) information sheets, which provide the content necessary to meet the knowledge objectives of the unit; (4) transparency masters to reinforce the learning process; (5) job sheets, which outline the skills being taught; (6) assignment sheets for homework or classroom use (answer sheets are also included); (7) paper-pencil and performance tests constructed to measure student achievement of each objective; and (8) test answers. (ELG)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Blueprints, Cement Industry, Competency Based Education, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Guides, Equipment, Equipment Maintenance, Job Application, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Masonry, Objectives, Road Construction, Safety, Trade and Industrial Education
Associated General Contractors, 1957 E. Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 (Teacher, $25.00; Student, $20.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.; Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, DC.