ERIC Number: ED164832
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
A Vocational Program for Recreational Vehicle Maintenance/Repair. A Report, 1977-78.
This report contains a secondary school curriculum guide designed to be used by vocational teachers in a one- or two-year recreational vehicle maintenance/repair program. In the preliminary pages, a description is given of the project that developed the curriculum, outlining its objectives and procedures in formulating the model interdisciplinary course. The curriculum is composed of the following components: (1) orientation to the trade; (2) the use of tools and equipment; (3) LPG systems and their assembly, testing, regulating, filling, and maintenance; (4) hitching and towing; (5) running gear, such as suspension systems, wheels and tires, and brakes; (6) electrical power; (7) plumbing; (8) construction, both supporting and exterior; (9) appliance repair, including refrigerators, air conditioning, stoves, ovens, and hot water heaters; (10) automotive systems, covering ignitions, fuel systems, engines, and cooling systems; (11) accessory installation of television antennas and air conditioners; (12) auxiliary power operation, maintenance, and installation; (13) pre-delivery service; and (14) management of sales and service areas. Each component consists of one or more units for which student objectives, classroom topics, and learning activities are listed. A cooperative education program with industry is suggested to complement the course work. Also included is a student progress chart to record a student's achievement of specific objectives. (This curriculum is to be tested for one year and then amended for publication in final form.) (ELG)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Competency Based Education, Cooperative Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Engines, Experimental Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Maintenance, Models, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Recreational Vehicles
Note: Report prepared by the Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, Toms River, N.J.