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In the classroom, students are usually judged on their individual ability to successfully learn new material. They rely on their own know-how and self-discipline for everything from studying to passing tests.
But with such an intense focus on individual performance, how can students develop the skills needed to work as part of a team?
As an instructor, your goal is to make sure your students are fully prepared for future employment. When it comes to working with today’s vehicles, that includes helping students learn plenty of important, technical skills.
But how well are your students prepared to interact with customers, co-workers, and supervisors?
What do your students need to succeed as skilled technicians?
You might be quick to list a series of technical skills, but what about employability skills?
Employability skills, also known as “job-keeping skills” are overlooked in many programs. However, they can often mean the difference between a student who successfully transitions into new position and one who can’t seem to land or keep a job in the industry.
Do you know how to customize your online CDX course or use the gradebook? Do you want to make sure your students know how to log in and redeem an access code?
No matter what courseware you rely on and how you use it to enhance your classroom, you may have questions about things like logging into your account and submitting tasksheets. Most importantly, though, do you know where to go when you need quick or detailed answers to these questions?
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Your students don’t like reading about regulations, but that doesn’t mean they can ignore or forget about them. As an instructor, you already understand how important it is to follow safety rules and procedures in the shop, but it can be difficult to get your students interested in the less exciting parts of the job.
With the increasing popularity and availability of hybrid and electric vehicles, it’s almost inevitable that your students will encounter them during their careers as automotive technicians. However, servicing these vehicles can come with its own challenges, especially regarding safety.
The second edition of Fundamentals of Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair is here! Are you wondering what new things you can expect from this updated and expanded version?
From shop equipment to high-tech vehicle systems, learning how to safely work with electrical systems and equipment is a fundamental skill for today’s automotive students. As an instructor, you know electrical safety is no joke, since students could be injured or killed quickly from working unsafely. You also know that as your students learn, it’s likely they’ll forget a few things. But how do you ensure that the worst thing they forget is their homework, instead of important safety precautions?