ERIC Number: ED183962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. General Purpose Vehicle Mechanic, Block III, 8-10.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force School of Applied Aerospace Sciences, Chanute AFB, IL.
This plan of instruction, lesson plans, and student materials (study guides, workbooks, and programed texts) for a secondary-postsecondary level course in engine mechanics is one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. It is the second of a four-part course (see Note for other sections) covering general vehicle mechanics, including inspection, maintenance, and repair. The plan of instruction suggests number of hours of class time devoted to each lesson in one block of instruction (Block III, a total of 74.5 hours of instruction): Auto Electrical Units, containing five lessons on fundamentals of automotive electricity, batteries, and basic electrical circuits; battery and magneto ignition system; cranking motors and starting system; DC charging system; and AC charging system. It also details criterion objectives and support materials needed. Lesson plans outline teaching steps. Student materials include study guides containing objectives, text material, and review questions; two workbooks containing shop procedures; and two programed texts. Military manuals, commercial texts, and audiovisuals are suggested, but not provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Electric Batteries, Electric Circuits, Electrical Systems, Engines, Equipment Maintenance, Industrial Arts, Inspection, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Motor Vehicles, Postsecondary Education, Programed Instructional Materials, Repair, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Study Guides, Vocational Education, Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force School of Applied Aerospace Sciences, Chanute AFB, IL.