ERIC Number: ED421661
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Power Product Equipment Technician: Construction Equipment. Teacher Edition. Student Edition.
The instructor's guide in this package, which is one in a series of new publications developed to replace the Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium's previous small-engine curricula, contains the materials required to teach a competency-based course in repairing construction equipment. The guide begins with an introduction containing the following: notes on using the publication, competency profile, instructional/task analysis, academic and workplace skill classifications and definitions, and list of related academic and workplace skills. The curriculum contains three units of instruction that are devoted to the following: concrete equipment; water pumps and air compressors; and alternators, generators, and welding equipment. Each unit contains some or all of the following: suggested activities, answers to assignment sheets, answers to written test, written test, unit evaluation form, transparency masters, and worksheet masters. All of the unit components focus on measurable and observable learning outcomes. The activities included deal with routine maintenance and specific repairs of the following pieces of equipment: concrete mixers; concrete-compacting and concrete-finishing equipment; centrifugal, rotary, reciprocating, and diaphragm pumps; rotating and reciprocating compressors; generators, bridge rectifiers; and welders. Also included is a student edition of the curriculum that contains the objective, information, assignment, and job sheets for all three units of instruction. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Construction Industry, Engines, Equipment Maintenance, Integrated Curriculum, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Power Technology, Regional Planning, Secondary Education, Small Engine Mechanics, Teaching Guides, Technology Education
Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (order no. 800061, teacher edition; 800062, student edition).
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.