½ Credit - 1 sem course/90min periods elective - Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
*(Pre-requisite - DC Electronics)
The first half of the course deals with Automotive Electronics and is an introductory course in basic automotive systems. It includes an introduction to automobile engines, fuel systems, hydraulic applications, drive train, and mechanical systems. Automotive electricity is emphasized, and the student will learn about the specific electronic circuitry that allows the modern automobile to function. The second half of the semester deals with Avionics and the electrical systems contained in today’s airplanes, both large and small. Topics that will be covered include Operational Systems, Electrical Systems, Warning Systems and if time allows, Data Communications.
Instruction is Computer Aided Instruction (CAI) which has been developed by the NIDA Corporation.
Laptop, Internet, and Class Rules and Procedures
If the laptop is to be used, students must hook up to SynchroneyesNo Internet or e-mailing will be allowed without permission from the instructor. No computer games are allowed in my classroom at any time of the day or school year. 1 hour of detention will be given for getting caught breaking this rule.
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for assignments if you have missed a class period.
Letter grades are determined by the SHS grading scale outlined below:
Description of Work
Consistently demonstrates an exceptional level of quality and effort. Having all work in on time and completed to exceed expectations. Mastery in evaluating, synthesizing, and applying the knowledge.
Consistently demonstrates proficient knowledge with good quality of work. All assignments are complete and on time. Demonstrates ability to evaluate, analyze, synthesize and apply the principles.
Demonstrates proficient knowledge and ability to apply knowledge. Work shows average effort. Few assignments missed or late.
Work shows minimal effort and late assignments. Demonstrates a basic understanding of recalling or comprehending knowledge
Understanding is below basic. Work is of poor quality and does not meet standards or expectations.
Grade Rounding Policy & Semester Tests:
Semester tests will be given on the scheduled test date. They will be weighted at 20% of a student’s final grade. This score will be added to the student’s semester accumulative score. .5 % or higher grades will be rounded up. Example: 94.5% will be rounded to 95%. 94.49 will be treated as 94%.
Note taking is required. As the student progresses through the CAI they will take notes and these notes will be graded.
Make Up Work
Makeup Tests: Tests should be made up within one week of missing a scheduled test date.
Testing Policy: No talking, No cheating. Tests will be collected and given no credit if either
offence is violated.
Makeup Work: Missing assignments should be turned in within one week of missing a scheduled
Soldering Project. Students will choose one or two projects to be built. The student will pay for
their kit. Cost varies from $6.00 to $50.00 or more. This project will be done after all lessons and tests are completed. Scholarships are available.