ERIC Number: ED198312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration. Competency-Based Curriculum Manual.
Gourley, Frank A., Jr.
This manual was developed to serve as an aid to administrators and instructors involved with postsecondary air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration programs. The first of six chapters contains general information on program implementation, the curriculum design, facilities and equipment requirements, and textbooks and references. Chapter 2 describes the project procedures utilized in developing the curriculum. Suggested job descriptions and job competencies for air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration are given in the third chapter. Chapter 4 is comprised of the actual curriculum including course outlines for two air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration mechanic courses. For all other courses, brief topical outlines are provided. A detailed listing of equipment necessary to start an air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration mechanic program for eighteen students is given in the fifth chapter. The final chapter, Resources, lists 279 books and 319 training aids. Appended sections include Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Tasks: Response from Industry; Tasks by Job Levels; and Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Competencies and Criterion Measures. (LRA)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Equipment, Educational Resources, Heating, Job Analysis, Minimum Competencies, Postsecondary Education, Refrigeration, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
North Carolina State Department of Community Colleges, Room 101, Education Building, Raleigh, NC (Write for price).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Energy, Raleigh.; North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.
Note: For related documents see CE 027 989-994.