ERIC Number: ED111944
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-May-1
Reference Count: 0
Automotive Technology. Career Education Guide.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. European Area.
The curriculum guide is designed to provide students with realistic training in automotive technology theory and practice within the secondary educational framework and to prepare them for entry into an occupation or continuing postsecondary education. The learning modules are grouped into three areas: small engines, automotive technology, and welding. Each unit plan consists of a description of the area under consideration, estimated hours of instruction, behavioral objectives, a module outline, a list of useful curriculum materials and resources, laboratory activities, and laboratory materials. The automotive occupations curriculum covers the following topics: basic small engine operation and construction, motorcycle repair, rotary engine power mechanics, marine engine repair, automobile operation and construction, basic tune-up, basic engine operation and construction, brake systems, power transmission systems, engine overhaul and repair, fuel system, electrical system, ignition systems, automotive parts, automotive maintenance, painting fundamentals, painting applications, body repair, welding, welding fundamentals, basic fusion and nonfusion processes, reading shop drawings, arc welding, gas welding, cutting, welding applications, and inert gas shielded-arc welding. The document concludes with facility layouts of functional auto mechanics, small engines, and welding laboratories. (BP)
Descriptors: Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Engines, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Laboratory Procedures, Learning Activities, Mechanics (Process), Secondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. European Area.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 659-660 and CE 004 662-669; Twelve wall charts supporting the guides are available from Directorate, United States Dependents Schools, European Area, Dept of the Army. APO 0 9164 (Reference Wall Chart B, MAN 352-6, numbers 1-4)