ERIC Number: ED265419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to Auto Body. Vocational Trade and Industrial Education.
Litton, Bill; Sharpton, James
This curriculum guide is designed to provide students with an overview of the duties, procedures, concepts, tools, and equipment used in the auto body industry. This introductory course will prepare students to undertake training in one or more specialty areas of the auto-body trade. Suitable for secondary, postsecondary, or adult education programs, this curriculum guide contains 13 instructional units. The units cover the following topics: orientation, safety and basic first aid, paint and body shop safety, mathematics and measuring, interior detailing, body and frame construction nomenclature, general hand tools, body and refinishing equipment, fasteners, circuits and wires, battery service, engine cooling system, and air conditioning system. The guide follows a standard format that includes eight basic components that form a unit of instruction: performance objectives, suggested activities for the teacher, information sheets, assignment sheets, job sheets, transparency masters and supplements, tests, and answers to tests and assignment sheets. Depending on the specific objectives, there may or may not be transparency masters, supplements, assignment sheets, or job sheets included in the unit of instruction. (KC)
Descriptors: Auto Body Repairers, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Motor Vehicles, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Transparencies, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (TI1175).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.