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ERIC Number: ED012776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 65
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TRACTOR REPAIR. AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY--SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, MODULE NUMBER 16.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE IS TO HELP TEACHERS PREPARE POSTSECONDARY 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) AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PROCEDURES TO FOLLOW IN OVERHAULING A TRACTOR, AND (2) THE ABILITY TO DISASSEMBLE, REPAIR, REASSEMBLE, AND TUNE THE TRACTOR FOR FIELD OPERATING CONDITIONS. THE GUIDE INCLUDES SUGGESTIONS FOR ITS INTRODUCTION. SUBJECT-AREA UNITS COVER--(1) DIAGNOSING NEEDED TRACTOR REPAIRS, (2) PREPARING A TRACTOR ENGINE FOR REPAIR, (3) REPAIRING TRACTOR ENGINES, CLUTCHES, TRANSMISSIONS, BRAKES, AND STEERING UNITS, (4) REPAIRING AND ADJUSTING FINAL DRIVES AND DIFFERENTIALS, AND (5) PAINTING TRACTORS. EACH UNIT INCLUDES SUGGESTED SUBJECT-AREA CONTENT, TEACHING-LEARNING ACTIVITIES, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND REFERENCES. CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING OUTCOMES ARE LISTED. THE MODULE IS SCHEDULED FOR 168 HOURS OF CLASS INSTRUCTION, 366 HOURS OF LABORATORY EXPERIENCE, AND 250 HOURS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE. TEACHERS SHOULD HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY. STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE MECHANICAL APTITUDE AND AN OCCUPATIONAL GOAL IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AS PART OF A SET (VT 00 488 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