ERIC Number: ED417279
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Diesel Technology: Steering and Suspension.
Miller, Roger; Scarberry, Terry; Tesch, Carl; Kellum, Mary
Competency-based teacher and student materials on steering and suspension are provided for a diesel technology curriculum. Eleven units of instruction cover the following topics: chassis, tires, and wheels; steering; and suspension. The materials are based on the curriculum-alignment concept of first stating the objectives, then developing instructional strategies for teaching to those objectives, and finally, assessing to those same objectives. The teacher pages contain some or all of the following components: suggested activities, transparency masters, teacher supplements, answers to assignment sheets, written test, answers to written test, and unit evaluation form. Student pages include objective sheets, information sheets, student supplements, assignment sheets, and job sheets. Both teacher and student pages, as well as introductory pages, are included in the teacher edition. In addition to the general information such as the table of contents, foreword, and acknowledgments, the following information is included in the introductory pages: use of the publication; competency profile; instructional and task analysis; related academic and workplace skills list; tools, equipment, and materials list; and NATEF crosswalk, which identifies the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation tasks covered in the publication by unit number and job sheet number. Contains 34 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Machinery, Auto Mechanics, Citations (References), Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Diesel Engines, Educational Resources, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Motor Vehicles, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Small Engine Mechanics, Teaching Methods, Trade and Industrial Education, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (teacher edition, order no. 203401: $66; student edition, order no. 203402: $36; 6 or more student books: $18 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.