ERIC Number: ED312490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
V-TECS Guide for Farm Equipment Mechanic.
McClimon, Hugh P.; And Others
This curriculum guide for a vocational agriculture course in farm equipment mechanics addresses the three domains of learning (psychomotor, cognitive, and affective) while providing job-relevant tasks and suggestions for specific classroom activities for each identified task. This guide provides performance objectives for the following 13 tasks: assembling equipment; performing administrative functions; servicing bearings and seals; servicing conveyance systems; servicing hydraulics; servicing carburetion and fuel systems; servicing cooling and lubrication systems; servicing electrical systems; servicing internal combustion engines; servicing tires; servicing mechanical components of balers; servicing mechanical components of planters. For each duty, the guide provides a number of performance objectives, related to task; standard performance of task; source of standard; conditions for performance of task; enabling objectives; resources; teaching activities; criterion-referenced measures; answers; practical application; method of evaluating practical application; and checklists. Appendixes provide a cross-reference table, explanation of symbols, definitions, equipment by percentage rating, sources of standards, a list of state-of-the art literature, and a 36-item bibliography. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Equipment Maintenance, Learning Activities, Mechanics (Process), Postsecondary Education, Repair, Secondary Education, Test Items, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.