ERIC Number: ED234262
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Career Preparation Program Curriculum Guide for: General Mechanics.
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Curriculum Development Branch.
This curriculum outline provides secondary and postsecondary instructors with detailed information on student learning outcomes for completion of the general mechanics program requirements. A program overview discusses the aims of education; secondary school philosophy; and career preparation programs and their goals, organization, and evaluation. Sections two and three provide the curriculum format for programs in grades 11 and 12, respectively. Each program is divided into units containing from one to nine modules. Both course and unit general aims are cited. Modules consist of these components: goal statements, learning outcomes, and student activities to support the learning outcomes. Topics covered in the 23 units in the grade 11 program and the 13 units in the grade 12 program include cooperative career preparation; school practices, human relations, and safety procedures; tools and equipment; fasteners; technical reading, writing, and reporting; mechanical drawing; gas welding; electricity; wheels, hubs, and tires; hydraulic systems; brake systems; engines; fuel systems; cooling systems; lubrication systems; clutches; transmission; driveshafts and drivelines; steering systems, suspension, and frame designs; soldering; electrical systems; power brake systems; emission control systems; and differentials. Section four lists resource materials. (YLB)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Bibliographies, Career Education, Cooperative Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Diesel Engines, Electricity, Engineering Drawing, Engines, Equipment, Hand Tools, High Schools, Human Relations, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Motor Vehicles, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Safety, Secondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Curriculum Development Branch.