ERIC Number: ED318920
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Major Appliance Repair. Teacher Edition.
Smreker, Eugene; Calvert, King
This module is a comprehensive text on basic appliance repair, designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in this growing field. Ensuring a firm grounding in electrical knowledge, the module contains 13 instructional units that cover the following topics: (1) major appliance repair orientation; (2) safety and first aid; (3) fundamentals of electricity; (4) AC induction motors; (5) diagrams and schematics; (6) tools, materials, and test equipment; (7) automatic washers; (8) automatic dryers; (9) automatic dishwashers; (10) garbage disposers; (11) trash compactors; (12) gas ranges and ovens; and (13) electric ranges and ovens. Each instructional unit follows a standard format that includes some or all of these eight basic components: performance objectives, suggested activities for teachers and students, information sheets, assignment sheets, job sheets, visual aids, tests, and answers to tests and assignment sheets. All of the unit components focus on measurable and observable learning outcomes and are designed for use for more than one lesson or class period. Instructional task analyses; a list of tools, equipment, and materials; and 31 references are also included. (KC)
Descriptors: Appliance Repair, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Electrical Appliances, Electrical Systems, Electricity, Entry Workers, First Aid, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Small Engine Mechanics, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Units of Study
Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074-4364 (order no. 601201: $18.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.
Note: Edited by Dan Fulkerson.