ERIC Number: ED199491
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Bilingual Skills Training Program. Auto Mechanics. Module 5.0: Automotive Transmissions.
Northern New Mexico Community Coll., El Rito.
This module on automotive transmissions is the fifth of six (CE 028 296-301) in the auto mechanics course of a bilingual skills training program. (A Vocabulary Development Workbook is available as CE 028 294.) The course is designed to furnish theoretical and laboratory experience. Module objectives are for students to develop trade-related Spanish/English vocabulary, to identify and explain the function of the three types of clutches, to explain how the manual transmission works, to identify and explain the function of the parts of an automatic transmission, and to explain parts and functions of the drive line, rear axles, and differentials. Contents include list of module objectives; pretest; five sections on (1) clutches, (2) manual transmissions, (3) automatic transmissions, (4) drive lines, and (5) rear axles and differentials; posttest; and English/Spanish vocabulary list. Each section is organized into this format: instructions, vocabulary, and concepts (statements or questions to direct reading) presented in English and Spanish; readings; and worksheets to evaluate comprehension of the trade-related reading material. Worksheets also cover these areas: vocabulary, definitions, word attack skills, spelling, writing skills, and application of terminology to the trade area. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Education, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Motor Vehicles, Postsecondary Education, Pretests Posttests, Second Language Learning, Skilled Occupations, Spanish, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern New Mexico Community Coll., El Rito.