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Post date: Mar 30, 2014 9:00:25 PM

RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS ON GROUP ‛A’ SEMINAR – STEPS IN CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

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TERNGU NENGER

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  1. Curriculum is a guide to studies in all academic institutions both in the class and out of class.
  2. Should be capable of repairing and maintaining automobile vehicles.
  3. Experiences that an individual training as an electrical technologist should be exposed to in order for the person to be capable of performing as mentioned in (2) above include,

a) Service, repairs and maintenance of carburettor fuel systems.

b) Service, repairs and maintenance of inlet and exhaust valves.

c) Service, repairs and maintenance of piston and rings.

d) Repairs and maintenance of crankshaft.

e) Service, repairs and maintenance of fuel pump.

f) Opens service, repairs and maintains top cylinder and couple or cover back.

g) Remove, clean and maintain spark plug gap to the required standard.

h) Disassemble and assemble, flush, and maintain radiator cooling as well as clean for good cooling.

i) Service, repairs and maintenance of the alternator.

j) Service, repairs and maintenance of starter motor.

  1. Challenges affecting curriculum planning in vocational and technical education include,

i. Social instability: In planning a curriculum, many crucial questions need about the society to be answered but such answers can only be found when there is stability in the society.

ii. Conflicting ideologies/interests of the parties involved.

iii. Economic problems.

iv. Political interference: Every person coming into power brings with him his vested interests and educational plans for the society.

v. Paucity of information and materials.