ERIC Number: ED117563
Record Type: Non-Journal
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Auto Mechanics. Instructional System Development Model for Vermont Area Vocational Centers.
The model curriculum guide was developed to teach automotive mechanics in secondary schools in Vermont. It is composed of a series of units related to tasks identified as skills, concepts, and values, which are stated in behavioral terms, supported by suggested learning activities, reinforced by teacher resource needs and suggested evaluation criteria or methods. A teacher planning document is provided for each unit, including objectives, lesson or unit plan, and suggested bibliography of material resources. Unit topics include: safety orientation, preventive maintenance, tires and wheels, exhaust systems, suspension systems, body-electrical, charging system, starting system, engine tune-up, State inspection, brake system, steering system, fuel system, cooling system, engine overhaul, clutch system, transmissions, drive lines, differential, automotive accessories, business management, and human relations. Related sheets and shop job sheets accompany the units. A bibliography and lists of audiovisual and other reference materials are appended as is information about criterion testing and teaching and evaluation methods. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Sponsor: Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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Identifiers - Location: Vermont