ERIC Number: ED335499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct-31
Reference Count: N/A
A Development Curriculum Plan To Achieve a Sequenced Curriculum between High School Courses in Automotive Mechanics and the Mattatuck Community College Automotive Technician Program. Final Report.
Mattatuck Community Coll., Waterbury, CT.
This document contains a developmental curriculum plan for an articulated curriculum in automotive mechanics for Connecticut's Mattatuck Community College and area high schools. The curriculum guide includes a course description, criteria for evaluation, attendance policy, objectives, a curriculum outline, a three-part automotive technician test, and an automotive technician mathematics test. Topics covered in the curriculum are the following: job opportunities; safety; tools and equipment; automobile systems; types of engines; classifying engine types; compression and displacement; manuals; measuring instruments; diagnostic procedures; evaluating a used car; basic engine parts; valve jobs; lubrication system; cooling system; combustion chamber parts; compression and cylinder leakage tests; horsepower and torque; ignition system types and functions; fuel system types; brake system types; automotive electrical systems; and emissions and pollution. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Mattatuck Community Coll., Waterbury, CT.