COURSE TITLE:            Drafting II (CAD I)

    INSTRUCTOR:    Ms. Malesich

    The purpose of this handout is to tell you what you must be able to do in order to get credit for this course. It is your responsibility to understand these requirements and to ask questions if you are unsure, and to share this information with your parents. It is suggested that you keep this handout in your notebook throughout the course.

    I.                    GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (For all levels of drafting)

    A.       All students must attend class regularly in compliance with Board Policy. Excessive absence can result in the student being placed on “No Credit Status” regardless of the final grade achieved in the course.

    B.       All Final marking period tests and / or culminating project assigned by the instructor must be completed by the student in order to receive credit for the course.

    C.       Final grades in all courses will be determined by an average system as described in Board Policy.


    II.                  OVERVIEW OF COURSE

    Prerequisite: DRAFTING I

    This course provides the students an opportunity to further develop their technical drawing skills with the use of AutoCAD. The student will use the CAD system to enhance their abilities to make, 2D sketches, orthographic projections, section views & pictorial drawings. Students will also be asked to work in groups to complete design challenges. Careers in the drafting fields will be discussed. Reading, writing & research assignments will also be an integral part of the course.


    GENERAL OBJECTIVES (For all drafting courses)

    The student will:

    ·         Develop an understanding of the basic relationship of drafting to industry

    ·         Develop a working knowledge of equipment, materials & supplies used in drafting

    ·         Develop an occupational outlook in the areas of student interest.

    ·         Develop the ability to make and interpret technical drawings, sketches, diagrams, charts, & schematics.

    ·         Understand how drawings are produced mechanically and automated.

    ·         Develop skills for employment in the drafting, design, engineering & architectural industries.

    ·         Be prepared for post secondary education in the drafting, design, engineering & architectural fields.

    ·         Develop skills to effectively communicate ideas.

    ·         Organize & produce working portfolios.

    ·         Understand how the uses of technology can affect our life & industry.


    The student will:

    ·         Identify the main stages in  the development of a drawing in AutoCAD

    ·         Describe the steps of the problem solving process.

    ·         Identify different branches of engineering

    ·         Demonstrate the ability to draw straight lines, arcs, circles, an ellipses in AutoCAD

    ·         Be able to scale drawings to size.

    ·         Place views correctly on the page AutoCAD

    ·         Perform complex drawing operations on AutoCAD

    ·         Save & exit CAD drawings properly

    ·         Set up drawings & Templates in AutoCAD

    ·         Dimension objects in AutoCAD

    ·         Create sectional views in AutoCAD

    ·         Correctly make auxiliary views in AutoCAD

    ·         Create threads on the CAD system.

    ·         Sketch an object in isometric.

    ·         Create three dimensional objects in AutoCAD

    IV.                METHODS OF EVALUATION / Marking Period


    ·         Being Prepared

    Do you have the following items?

    o    Notebook

    o    Pencil

    o    Assignments

    o    Drawing equipment

    ·         Actively participating in class lectures / activities

    ·         Intro or Do Now work

    ·         Are you a disruption? (Be the solution not the problem)


    ·         Written tests

    ·         Sets of drawings

    ·         Current Events

    ·         Reading / writing assignments

    ·         Oral Presentations


    ·         Written Tests

    ·         Final Working Drawings

    ·         Oral Presentations

         FINAL EXAM

    ·         Written Test

    ·         Final Drawings

    ·         Project