ERIC Number: ED209492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Auto Service. Vocational Preparation Curriculum.
Intended for instructors serving the occupational needs of disadvantaged and handicapped students, this curriculum guide contains 21 units for an auto service program. Its purposes are to provide minimum skills for students entering the mainstream, supplement vocational skills of students already mainstreamed, and provide vocational instructional materials for the modified classroom. Teachers should adapt these self-paced and self-contained instructional materials to suit teaching/learning situations. The 21 units cover these areas/topics: major automobile parts; safety rules; changing oil and oil filter; lubricating auto chassis and body; checking automatic transmission fluid; checking and replacing fan belt; checking, recharging, and cleaning a battery; jumpstarting; installing antifreeze; replacing headlight, radiator hose, thermostat and fuses; cleaning and waxing a car; tire identification; changing and rotating tires; repairing tubeless tires--plugging and patching methods; balancing tires; and repacking front wheel bearings. Each unit contains these sections: (1) unit objectives and self-assessment statements; (2) introduction (motivational statement); (3) description of tools, materials, and equipment; (4) steps of procedure (explanation and illustration of given skill); and (5) student evaluation (true-false, identification, steps of procedure). (YLB)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Autoinstructional Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Employment Opportunities, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Pacing, Safety, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Trade and Industrial Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri-Columbia, 10 Industrial Education Bldg., Columbia, MO 65201 (d16.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: For related documents see CE 030 514-515, ED 195 809, ED 203 137, and ED 203 143.