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(Consultant for Faculty Developmen
t, Pacific Crest)
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Table 1  Constructing Levels of Knowledge

Knowledge Levels for “Remodeling”





Way of Being


facts, definitions, number codes on materials to be used

able to identify steps in the plan

safety rules, list of materials

description of the lot where the home will be built

personal preferences about home features

Conceptual Understanding

model, plan, or blueprint for the house

able to analyze one’s own work or builder’s work based on the plan

use city permit standards to analyze the construction plan

features of the site that will require adaptations to the plan

understanding reasons for recommended adaptations


match a model to the work in progress

able to follow the plan step-by-step, imitate an expert builder

use appropriate tools and measures while building

use an adapted plan to build a specific house

open to required adaptations


match of model to construction codes

efficiently integrate all elements and make adaptations during construction

create “jigs” or unusual solutions to solve unexpected problems

able to adapt the plan in ways that make it easy to use in varied sites

collaboration with the builder to achieve maximum outcomes


propose construction models for varied climates

test new procedures or products for general improvement of home construction

use testing devices related to new home building methods

develop principles for adapting construction plans to varied sites

long-term self-assessment of ability to collaborate in varied projects