ERIC Number: ED316676
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Supplementary Units.
Winston, Del; And Others
This document contains supplemental materials for special needs high school students intended to facilitate their mainstreaming in regular air conditioning and refrigeration courses. Teacher's materials precede the materials for students and include general notes for the instructor, additional suggestions, two references, a questionnaire on the usefulness of the supplemental materials, a class progress chart, and an answer key to student worksheets. The student materials consist of 11 color-coded instructional units on the following topics: safety; current, voltage, and resistance; relays and contactors; electric motors; electrical components; diagnosing compressor problems; troubleshooting mechanical problems in domestic refrigeration system (two units); air conditiong systems; charging units; and commercial refrigeration units--preventive maintenance. The units are self-paced and contain simplified line drawings, controlled text, vocabulary development, and math practice exercises. The units typically include the following materials: (1) an introduction; (2) the objective of the unit; (3) the objectives on which students will be assessed; (4) terms and pictures of equipment used in the unit and on the job; (5) verbal and illustrated step-by-step explanations of a skill or task; (6) skill sheets that contain paper and pencil exercises to develop and reinforce math skills; (7) activity sheets designed to increase student involvement and provide extra skill practice; (8) unit reviews involving identification, matching, multiple-choice, and short-answer exercises; and (9) checklists on which to evaluate student performance. (CML)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Equipment, Competency Based Education, Electric Motors, Electricity, Mainstreaming, Occupational Information, Refrigeration Mechanics, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, State Curriculum Guides, Trade and Industrial Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (Order No. 90-7040-S: $24.35).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri