ERIC Number: ED183963
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. General Purpose Vehicle Mechanic, Blocks IV-V, 8-11.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Technical Training Center, Chanute AFB, IL.
This plan of instruction, lesson plans, and student materials (programed texts, workbooks, and study guides) 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 third 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 two blocks of instruction (Blocks IV and V), a total of 155 hours of instruction: (1) Tune-Up and Troubleshooting (4 lessons, 78.5 hours), including engine, mechanical, battery, ignition, fuel, lubrication, cooling, crankcase ventilating, anti-pollution, emission control, lighting, warning, and signal systems, and (2) Power Trains (9 lessons, 76.5 hours), including maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. It also details criterion objectives and support materials needed. Lesson plans outline teaching steps. Student materials in Block IV include a workbook, handout, and three programed texts and in Block V a study guide with objectives, text, and review questions; a study guide/workbook with shop procedures; and seven programed texts.
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, 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.; Technical Training Center, Chanute AFB, IL.