ERIC Number: ED334401
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Standardized Curriculum for Small Engine Repair.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
This curriculum guide for small engine repair was developed by the state of Mississippi to standardize vocational education course titles and core contents. The objectives contained in this document are common to all small engine repair programs in the state. The guide contains objectives for small engine repair I and II courses. Units in course I cover the following topics: safety and orientation; tools and equipment; fasteners; measuring; engine identification and inspection; basic engine principles and design; principles of operation--four-stroke cycle; principles of operation--two-stroke cycle; lubrication systems; cooling systems; fuel systems; and governor systems. Units in course II cover safety and orientation; basic electricity; ignition systems; charging systems; starting systems; exhaust systems; troubleshooting; overhaul--four-stroke cycle engine; and overhaul--two-stroke cycle engine. 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. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Resources, Hand Tools, Repair, Secondary Education, Small Engine Mechanics, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational 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.