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ERIC Number: ED012777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 42
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COURSE OUTLINE FOR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY--SERVICE OCCUPATIONS.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE 16-MODULE COURSE OUTLINED IN THIS GUIDE IS TO HELP TEACHERS PREPARE FORMER FARMERS, HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS AND GRADUATES, AND UNEMPLOYED, AND EMPLOYED PERSONS FOR OCCUPATIONAL ENTRY AS AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SETUP MEN, MECHANIC'S HELPERS, MECHANICS, PARTS MEN, AND SERVICE SUPERVISORS. IT WAS DEVELOPED BY A NATIONAL TASK FORCE ON THE BASIS OF RESEARCH FROM STATE STUDIES. THE SELF-CONTAINED, NONSEQUENTIAL UNITS OR MODULES ARE (1) DEALERSHIP MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION, (2) SERVICE DEPARTMENT OPERATING PROCEDURES, (3) PARTS DEPARTMENT PROCEDURES, (4) SALESMANSHIP, (5) HUMAN RELATIONS, (6) METAL FUSION, (7) LUBRICATION, (8) MECHANICAL POWER TRANSFER SYSTEMS, (9) HYDRAULIC POWER TRANSFER SYSTEMS, (10) TILLAGE, PLANTING, SPRAYING, AND FERTILIZING MACHINERY, (11) CROP HARVESTING MACHINERY, (12) SMALL GASOLINE ENGINES, (13) TRACTOR TUNEUP AND MAINTENANCE, (14) GASOLINE TRACTOR ENGINE SYSTEMS, (15) DIESEL ENGINE SYSTEMS, AND (16) TRACTOR REPAIR. THE GUIDE SUGGESTS (1) TIME ALLOTMENTS, (2) SUPPLEMENTARY COURSES TO CORRECT DEFICIENCIES IN MATHEMATICS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND READING COMPREHENSION, (3) COURSE MATERIALS TO ADAPT THEM TO THE NEEDS OF ENROLLEES, (4) OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCES, (5) CRITERIA FOR ENROLLEE SELECTION, (6) CRITERIA FOR COURSE EVALUATION, (7) TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT, AND (8) REFERENCES. TEACHERS OF THE COURSE 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