ERIC Number: ED259161
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Curriculum Guide. Michigan Trade and Industrial Education.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
This task-based curriculum guide for heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration is intended to help the teacher develop a classroom management system where students learn by doing. Introductory materials include a Dictionary of Occupational Titles job code and title sheet, a career ladder, a matrix relating duty/task numbers to job titles, and a task list. Each task is then outlined in this format: statement of duty, statement of task, duty and task numbers, a checklist of achievement indicators, a statement of the criteria for achievement of competence, specification of required tools and equipment and resources, and lists of teacher activities and student learning activities. The tasks are categorized by 14 duties: practicing soldering, bending, swaging, and flaring techniques; cutting, threading, and installing black iron pipe; servicing refrigeration and air conditioning systems; servicing pneumatic systems; servicing electronic systems; fabricating duct systems; designing systems; servicing electrical components; servicing gas burners; servicing oil burners; servicing forced air systems; servicing hydronic systems; servicing general heating systems; and using employability skills. Other contents include student and class achievement records, tool/equipment lists, and a bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Curriculum Guides, Evaluation Criteria, Heating, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Maintenance, Occupational Information, Refrigeration, Refrigeration Mechanics, Repair, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Trade and Industrial Education
Michigan Vocational Education Resource Center, 133 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1034.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
Note: For related documents, see CE 041 851-852.