Public invited to review proposed SC instructional materials and textbooks

The public is invited to review textbooks and instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina's public schools.

The materials will be recommended to the State Board of Education for adoption on December 13 by the Instructional Materials Review Panels appointed by the Board. The materials are in the following subject areas:

Agricultural Education
· Agricultural Mechanics
· Agricultural Production Business Management
· Agricultural Science/Technology
· Aquaculture
· Environmental and Natural Resources
· Floriculture
· Ornamental Horticulture
· Forestry and Forest Products Harvesting
· Lawn and Turf
AP Computer Science

Business/Marketing-Computer Programming
· Computer Programming 1, 2

Business/Marketing-Computer Technology
· Business and Marketing Internet Application
· Integrated Business Applications
· Introduction to Computer Technology
· Desktop Publishing
· E-Business
· Multimedia
· Web Design
· Document Processing
Building Construction
· Building Construction (includes Carpentry)
· Electricity
· Environmental Control Systems (Air Conditioning Heating; Cooling and Refrigeration)
· Masonry
· Plumbing


Driver Education

Graphic Communication

Manufacturing Cluster
· Drafting-Architectural, Computer Aided, Mechanical
· Electronics-Communication, Computer, Core, Industrial
· Industrial Manufacturing Technology
· Machine Technology
· Welding Technology

Marketing Major
· Fashion Merchandising
· Hospitality and Tourism
· Marketing
· Merchandising
· Sports and Entertainment Marketing


Science, K-5

Science, 6-8

Transportation Cluster
· Automotive Collision Repair
· Automotive Technology
· Small Engine Technology

Health Science Technology
· Introduction to Health Science Technology
· Health Science Technology
· Sports Medicine

The textbooks and instructional materials are on display at 26 colleges and universities throughout the state. The materials will be on display through November 8, and evaluation forms for citizens' comments are available at each site. State Board of Education members will review those comments before a final decision is made on adopting the materials.

Sites for 2006 Public Review
· Anderson College, Library, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, S.C. 29621
· Benedict College, Bacoats Hall, Room 202, 1600 Harden Street, Columbia, S.C. 29204
· Bob Jones University, J. S. Mack Library, 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, S.C. 29614
· Charleston Southern University, L. Mendel Rivers Library, 9200 University Boulevard, North Charleston, S.C. 29406
· Clemson University, School of Education Media Center, 212 Tillman Hall (Calhoun Street), Clemson, S.C. 29634
· Coker College, Coker College Library, 300 East College Avenue, Hartsville, S.C. 29550
· College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, 205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, S.C. 29401
· Columbia College, Library Media Center, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, S.C. 29203
· Columbia International University, Library, 7435 Monticello Road, Columbia, S.C. 29230
· Converse College, Mickel Library, 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, S.C. 29302-0006
· Erskine College, Department of Education, Erskine Building, Due West, S.C. 29639
· Francis Marion University, Teaching Materials Center, School of Education, 4822 East Palmetto Street Founders Hall, Florence, S.C. 29506
· Furman University, James B. Duke Library, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, S.C. 29613
· Lander University, Carnell Learning Center, LC 235, College of Education, 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, S.C. 29649
· Limestone College, A. J. Eastwood Library, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, S.C. 29340
· Morris College, Richardson-Johnson Learning Resources Center, 100 West College Street, Sumter, S.C. 29150
· Newberry College, Wessels Library, 2100 College Street, Newberry, S.C. 29108
· North Greenville College, Hester Memorial Library, 100 Donnan Boulevard, Tigerville, S.C. 29688
· Presbyterian College, James H. Thomason Library, 211 East Maple Street, Clinton, S.C. 29325
· South Carolina State University, Felton Laboratory School, 300 College Street, NE, Orangeburg, S.C. 29117
· Southern Wesleyan University, Rickman Library, 916 Wesleyan Drive, Central, S.C. 29630
· University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper Library, 1322 Greene Street, Columbia, S.C. 29208l
· University of South Carolina - Aiken, Business and Education Building, 471 University Way, Aiken, S.C. 29801
· University of South Carolina - Beaufort, South Campus Library, One University Boulevard, Bluffton, S.C. 29909
· University of South Carolina-Upstate, USC-Upstate Library, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, S.C. 29303
· Winthrop University, Instructional Technology Center, Richard W. Riley College of Education, 307 Withers Building, Rock Hill, S.C. 29733

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