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ERIC Number: ED012770
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 88
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ADJUSTMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF TILLAGE, PLANTING, SPRAYING, AND FERTILIZING MACHINERY. AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY--SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, MODULE NUMBER 10.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE IS TO HELP TEACHERS PREPARE POSTSECONDARY-LEVEL STUDENTS FOR THE AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SERVICE OCCUPATIONS AS PARTS MEN, MECHANICS, MECHANIC'S HELPERS, AND SERVICE SUPERVISORS. IT WAS DESIGNED BY A NATIONAL TASK FORCE ON THE BASIS OF RESEARCH FROM STATE STUDIES. THE MAJOR OBJECTIVE IS TO DEVELOP (1) STUDENT UNDERSTANDING OF TILLAGE, PLANTING, FERTILIZING, AND SPRAYING MACHINERY, AND (2) STUDENT ABILITY TO ADJUST, REPAIR, AND MAINTAIN THESE MACHINES. SUGGESTIONS FOR INTRODUCTION OF THE MODULE ARE GIVEN. UNIT AREAS COVER--(1) OPERATOR AND SERVICE MANUALS, (2) SOIL TILLAGE, (3) LUBRICATION, (4) TILLAGE, SECONDARY TILLAGE, CULTIVATING, CROP PLANTING, AND FERTILIZER APPLICATING MACHINES, (5) SPRAYERS, AND (6) MACHINERY PAINTING. EACH UNIT AREA INCLUDES SUGGESTED SUBJECT MATTER, TEACHING-LEARNING ACTIVITIES, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND REFERENCES. CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES ARE LISTED. THE COURSE IS SCHEDULED FOR 94 HOURS OF CLASS INSTRUCTION, 188 HOURS OF LABORATORY EXPERIENCE, AND 142 HOURS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE. TEACHERS SHOULD HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY. STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE MECHANICAL APTITUDE, A HIGH SCHOOL BACKGROUND, AND AN OCCUPATIONAL GOAL IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AS PART OF A SET (VT 000 488 THROUGH VT 000 504) FROM THE CENTER FOR VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 980 KINNEAR ROAD, COLUMBUS, OHIO 43212, FOR $7.50 PER SET. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
Identifiers: COLUMBUS