ERIC Number: ED210427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Automotive Mechanics. Student Learning Guides.
Ridge Vocational-Technical Center, Winter Haven, FL.; Polk County Board of Public Instruction, Bartow, FL.
These 33 learning guides are self-instructional packets for 33 tasks identified as essential for performance on an entry-level job in automotive mechanics. Each guide is based on a terminal performance objective (task) and 1-9 enabling objectives. For each enabliing objective, some or all of these materials may be presented: learning steps (outline of student activities) with necessary resources/materials cited, instruction sheet(s), and self-check with answer key. A performance test and/or a written test (with answer key) concludes each guide. Tasks covered in these guides include balancing tires; diagnosing and repairing front end, power brake assembly, drive lines, ignition system problems; identifying steering, fuel, starting, and charging system components; reconditioning brake system; performing minor tune-up; rebuilding common carburetor; identifying hand tools, safety procedures in the shop, metric units, fasteners, grades, bolts, engine components, ignition components; replacing tires; flaring and splicing tubing; servicing automatic transmission; performing chassis maintenance and inspection; repairing exhaust system; testing cooling system; identifying, servicing, and testing a battery; connecting scope, interpreting patterns, describing scope hook-up, identifying patterns; repairing charging system components; testing charging system with a volt amp tester; and disassembling and reassembling ignition components. (YLB)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Electrical Systems, Engines, Equipment Utilization, Hand Tools, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Maintenance, Measurement Equipment, Metric System, Performance Tests, Repair, Safety, Secondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Ridge Vocational-Technical Center, Winter Haven, FL.; Polk County Board of Public Instruction, Bartow, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida