ERIC Number: ED397321
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics (Program CIP: 47.0699--Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mech.). Secondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which reflects Mississippi's statutory requirement that instructional programs be based on core curricula and performance-based assessment, contains outlines of the instructional units required in local instructional management plans and daily lesson plans for vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics I and II. Presented first are a program description and course outlines. Section I contains curriculum frameworks for both courses, and section II contains outlines of the instructional units required in each course. Vehicle and Mobile Equipment I contains the following five units: (1) orientation and safety; (2) tools, technical references, measurement, and fasteners; (3) basic vehicle service; (4) brakes; and (5) basic electrical service. The second-level course contains these five units: (1) engine performance--gasoline and diesel; (2) drive trains; (3) steering and suspension systems; (4) air conditioning and heating service; and (5) hydraulics. Each unit includes suggested time on tasks, competencies and objectives, teaching strategies, assessment strategies, and resources. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Employment Qualifications, Engines, Hand Tools, Leadership, Motor Vehicles, Power Technology, Repair, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi