ERIC Number: ED183964
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. General Purpose Vehicle Mechanic, Blocks VI & VII, 8-12.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Technical Training Center, Chanute AFB, IL.
This plan of instruction, lesson plans, student study guides, 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 fourth 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 VI and VIII), a total of 139.5 hours of instruction: (1) Brakes and Suspension (8 lessons, 94 hours), including hydraulic brakes, conventional and power steering systems, and service and adjustment of beam-type, front axle and independent suspension systems and (2) Compression Ignition Engines and Automotive Air Conditioning, (4 lessons, 45.5 hours), including compression ignition engine familiarization, operation, and servicing and principles of, construction, operation, inspection, troubleshooting. evacuating, and charging air conditioning systems. It also details criterion objectives and support materials needed. Lesson plans outline teaching steps. Student materials in Block VI include two study guides containing objectives, text, and review questions and seven programed texts and in Block VII a study guide. Military manuals, commercial texts, and audiovisuals are suggested, but not provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning Equipment, 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
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.