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Arizona State Univ., Tempe. Div. of Industrial Design and Technology. – 1978
A list of twenty-six major categories of tasks to be accomplished by automotive mechanics students at the secondary level in industrial arts and/or trades and industry programs and at the postsecondary level in community college programs is provided. The twenty-six categories are as follow: accessories--air conditioning, accessories--heaters,…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists
Bacon, E. Miles – 1978
This student guide is for Unit 3, Primary Circuit, in the Engine Tune-Up Service portion of the Automotive Mechanics Curriculum. It deals with how to test the primary ignition circuit. A companion review exercise book and posttests are available separately as CE 031 212-213. An introduction tells how this unit fits into the total tune-up service,…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Electric Batteries, Electric Circuits
Bacon, E. Miles – 1978
This student guide is for Unit 4, Secondary Circuit, in the Engine Tune-Up Service portion of the Automotive Mechanics Curriculum. It deals with how to test and service the secondary ignition circuit. A companion review exercise book and posttests are available separately as CE 031 215-216. An introduction tells how this unit fits into the total…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Electric Batteries, Electric Circuits
Goodson, Ludy – 1978
This student guide is for Unit 5, Fuel and Carburetion Systems, in the Engine Tune-Up Service portion of the Automotive Mechanics Curriculum. It deals with inspecting and servicing the fuel and carburetion systems. A companion review exercise book and posttests are available separately as CE 031 218-219. An introduction tells how this unit fits…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Engines, Fuels
Hill, Richard K., Ed.; And Others – 1973
This is a catalog of behavioral objectives for Vocational Automotive Mechanics organized by units of instruction as listed in the State curriculum guide. Each unit contains a suggested outline of content, a goal statement, and general and specific objectives. The units taught are: introduction to the automobile; basic hand tools--fasteners and…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Instruction
Garrett, Tom; Asay, Don; Evans, Richard; Barbie, Bill; Herdener, John; Teague, Todd; Allen, Scott; Benshoof, James – Nevada Department of Education, 2009
The standards in this document are for Automotive Technology programs and are designed to clearly state what the student should know and be able to do upon completion of an advanced high-school automotive program. Minimally, the student will complete a three-year program to achieve all standards. Although these exit-level standards are designed…
Descriptors: Machine Tools, Equipment, Auto Mechanics, Engines
Rayner, Pat; Hermann, Graham – Vocational Aspect of Education, 1988
In investigating communication competencies needed by beginning automotive mechanics, an attempt was made to compare the effectiveness of three occupational analysis techniques: (1) developing a curriculum (DACUM), (2) observation, and (3) extended information search. Extended information search produced a comprehensive, valid list of competencies…
Descriptors: Adults, Auto Mechanics, Communication Skills, Entry Workers
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Eklund-Myrskog, Gunilla – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1997
Conceptions of learning and approaches to learning within vocational education were studied with 30 Finnish students of automotive mechanics. About half the students took a quantitative view of learning and favored a surface approach. Encouraging a qualitative view of learning and deeper approaches in vocational education is discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Foreign Countries, Learning, Student Attitudes
Open Door, 1970
The department of automotive mechanics at Central Carolina Technical Institute has constructed its curriculum so that, if a student is compelled to stop school before completion of requirements, he has still learned marketable skills. In addition, individual interests are encouraged through a Special Problems" course during a student's final…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Flexible Scheduling, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education
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Maier, Milton H. – Personnel Psychology, 1988
Validated aptitude tests used to help make personnel decisions about military recruits against hands-on tests of job performance in radio repairers and automotive mechanics. Data were filled with errors, reducing accuracy of validity coefficients. Discusses how validity coefficients can be made more accurate by exercising quality control during…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Auto Mechanics, Job Performance, Military Personnel
Il'ina, L. A.; Fat'ianov, V. V. – Soviet Education, 1977
An educational program draws together students from several secondary schools in one region in a labor practicum which combines training shops, classroom work, and laboratory experience. Examples are presented of schools throughout the USSR which are training pupils to be computer and machine operators, construction workers, cooks, automotive…
Descriptors: Communism, Comparative Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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Parkinson, Jean; Mackay, James – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2016
Prior studies indicate that vocational students' literacy practices are more demanding than is generally recognised. Employing a view of literacy acquisition as socialisation, we investigated the literacy practices of trades training in Carpentry and Automotive Technology, by interviewing tutors and examined course books and student writing. A…
Descriptors: Woodworking, Educational Practices, Vocational Education, Auto Mechanics
Watkins, James F.; And Others – 1980
These performance tests for the area of transportation/automotive mechanics consist of a sampling technique (domain referenced tests) which covers all the possible performance situations. When used in total, they may also serve as a comprehensive test. Introductory materials discuss domain referenced testing, determining the domains, and…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Engines, Job Performance, Job Skills
California State Dept. of Employment Development, Sacramento. – 2001
The California Youth Authority (CYA) planned to offer a training program covering all aspects of the automotive trades to wards during their incarceration. Through analysis, it showed future job opportunities exist, due to increased job numbers and high turnover rate, for persons trained in the automotive trades in California over a 10-year period…
Descriptors: Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Correctional Education, Counties
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia). – 2000
Statistics regarding Australians participating in apprenticeships and traineeships in the automotive repairs and service trades in 1995-1999 were reviewed to provide an indication of where skill shortages may be occurring or will likely occur in relation to the following occupations: motor mechanic, automotive electrician, and panel beater. The…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Apprenticeships, Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics
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