Windows and Interior Doors
- Course Number:
- CT 114
- Transcript Title:
- Windows and Interior Doors
- Aug 09, 2022
- Apr 28, 2023
- Total Credits:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture / Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement:
- Satisfies General Education requirement:
- Grading Options
- A-F, P/NP, Audit
- Default Grading Options
- Repeats available for credit:
Introduces the various types of windows, skylights, and interior doors available and their proper use. Provides instructions for installation. Includes procedures for installing weather-stripping and locksets. Prerequisites: MTH 98 or placement into MTH 65; placement into IRW 115 or WR 115. Audit Available.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate safe practices associated with Construction industry.
- Install a standard window and replacement window.
- Install a bow or box bay window unit.
- Prepare a rough opening for door frame installation.
- Install standard door frame and interior door.
Suggested Outcome Assessment Strategies
The determination of assessment strategies is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: writings (journals, self-reflections, pre writing exercises, essays), quizzes, tests, midterm and final exams, group projects, presentations (in person, videos, etc), self-assessments, experimentations, lab reports, peer critiques, responses (to texts, podcasts, videos, films, etc), student generated questions, Escape Room, interviews, and/or portfolios.
Course Activities and Design
The determination of teaching strategies used in the delivery of outcomes is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: lecture, small group/forum discussion, flipped classroom, dyads, oral presentation, role play, simulation scenarios, group projects, service learning projects, hands-on lab, peer review/workshops, cooperative learning (jigsaw, fishbowl), inquiry based instruction, differentiated instruction (learning centers), graphic organizers, etc.
Outcome #1: Demonstrate safe practices associated with Construction industry.
- Cleanliness of work area
- Recognizing margins for specific tool safety – Red Zone
- Hand tools
- Maintaining tools in proper working condition
- Safety rules of thumb:
- Don’t force tools to do something they are not meant to do
- Be present when using tools
- Stay alert to what is going on around you
Outcome #2: Install a standard window and replacement window.
- Identify the basic parts of a window
- Define standard window height
- Describe how to acclimate windows before installing
- Check the rough opening for correct size
- Apply proper leveling before fastening
- Apply procedure for removing older window and installing replacement
Outcome #3: Install a bow or box bay window unit.
- Understand the differences between a stick-built bay window and prefabricated units
- Apply proper installation procedure for pre-fabricated unit
Outcome #4: Prepare a rough opening for door frame installation.
- Refer to local building code to determine minimum door width
- Prepare door frame for installation
Outcome #5: Install standard door frame and interior door.
- Identify the swing for the door and where rabbets and jambs must be located
- Check door for proper fit within frame
- Determine the advantages of using pre-hung door units
- Follow manufacturer’s recommendations when installing a pre-hung door unit
Suggested Texts and Materials
Modern Carpentry, 12th Edition, Wagner, Smith