ERIC Number: ED334375
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Standardized Curriculum for Automotive Mechanics.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Standardized curricula are provided for two courses for the secondary vocational education program in Mississippi: automotive mechanics I and II. The six units in automotive mechanics I are as follows: orientation and safety; tools, equipment, and manuals; measurement; automotive engines; basic electrical systems; and fuel systems. Automotive mechanics II consists of eight units: orientation and safety (review and reinforcement); measurement (review and reinforcement); engine condition evaluation and overhaul; advanced electrical systems; drive train and transmission/transaxle; brakes and bearings; suspension system and front end alignment; and air conditioning and heating. Each unit consists of these components: objectives, with core/essential objectives indicated; suggested instructional practices; list of suggested resources; list of evaluation and suggested minimum performance standards, with core/essential objectives indicated; and performance record, with core/essential objectives indicated. A checklist for each course combining all unit performance standards into a single list is included. (YLB)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Electrical Systems, Engines, Equipment, Hand Tools, Heating, Measurement, Motor Vehicles, Safety, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 058 387-419.