CD-ROM Courseware for Joyce's Residential Construction Academy Plumbing

First Edition
Author: Michael A. Joyce; HBI
ISBN #: 1401848990
©2005   Publish Date: 04/13/2005
Binding: NB
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $1,903.95


Based on national skill standards and developed as an integrated part of the Residential Construction Academy: Plumbing package, this series introduces the basics of residential plumbing through a step-by-step approach that shows viewers what to expect when they perform a procedure. Content surveys everything from flaring and soldering techniques and roughing-in to the installation of such plumbing facilities as toilets, faucets, and tubs. Tools and materials are introduced, and a consistent emphasis on safety draws attention to important considerations for working on the job. This series is available either in a set of four 20-minute videos or in the form of one CD-ROM course.

Product Benefits:

  • the Instructor?s Guide to accompany the video tapes provides objectives, pre-test and post-test questions, discussion questions, application questions, and a list of glossary terms for each lesson that can be distributed to students; answers to test questions are also provided to monitor and ensure mastery of material
  • the interactive CD-ROM courseware combines the video content with animation and interactive testing to teach and reinforce the concepts presented in each video
  • step-by-step procedures impart a fast-paced presentation of material and graphics that is easy to follow and understand
  • straight-forward ?Plumber?s Tips? present practical advice from the experts that helps prepare viewers for what is involved in becoming a highly-skilled professional
  • dynamic animations and background music enhance the live video footage, capturing and retaining viewer interest

Table of Contents:

Content of courseware includes: SAFETY: MSDS Data.First Aid.Personal Protection Equipment.Power Tools.WORKING with COPPER: Types of Copper.Copper Tools.Connection Types.ROUGH-IN PHASE: Layout.Installing PVC Pipe.Installing PEX Tubing.FIXTURE INSTALLATION: Toilet Installation.Faucet Installation.Tub Installation.

System Requirements:
Pentium 133 or higher
Windows 95 or newer
32MB of memory
70MB Hard disk space
CD rom
Sound Card

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