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ERIC Number: ED234205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Auto-Mechanics Course. Bilingual Vocational Instructional Materials.
This auto-mechanics course, one of a series of bilingual English-Spanish vocational education courses, is designed to introduce the basic skills that an automotive mechanics student should know. It is geared to teach the student basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, desirable attitudes, and proper behavior for initial employment in the automobile mechanics field. The course covers the engine, the electrical system, brakes, steering and suspension, power train, engine-supporting systems, tune-ups, and air conditioning, providing handouts or transparencies for these topics. The course also contains a detailed sample lesson plan on vocabulary for auto mechanics as a model for teachers to develop lessons for the course and an extensive English/Spanish vocabulary list. Suggested books and films for teacher or classroom use complete the packet. (KC)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Educational Resources, Employment Potential, English (Second Language), Entry Workers, Instructional Films, Job Skills, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Spanish Speaking, Teaching Methods, Transparencies, Vocabulary, Vocational Education, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Texas State Univ., San Marcos. Dept. of Occupational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 036 937-943.