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ERIC Number: ED013290
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 32
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COURSE OUTLINE FOR HORTICULTURE-SERVICE OCCUPATIONS.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
THE PUBLICATION OF THIS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS IN THE SERIES ON OFF-FARM AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS WAS THE RESULT OF AN EFFORT TO ASSIST STATE AND LOCAL LEADERS IN DEVELOPING TRAINING PROGRAMS. PRIME CONSIDERATION WAS GIVEN TO DATA FROM SEVERAL STATE STUDIES AND DEVELOPMENT WAS BY A NATIONAL TASK FORCE. THE PURPOSE OF THE COURSE IS TO ASSIST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO DEVELOP COMPETENCE FOR OCCUPATIONAL ENTRY AS SERVICE WORKERS IN NURSERIES, GARDEN CENTERS, GREENHOUSES, GOLF COURSES, AND GROUND MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENTS. IT IS UNIQUELY APPROPRIATE FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS INTERESTED IN HORTICULTURE. IT DESCRIBES THE OCCUPATIONS, PERSONS TO BE SERVED, TEACHING MODULES INCLUDED, NATURE OF THE COURSE, AND THE PERSONNEL AND SETTING INVOLVED IN COURSE DEVELOPMENT. TEACHING MODULES, PUBLISHED SEPARATELY, INCLUDE (1) OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITY, (2) PLANT IDENTIFICATION, (3) PROPAGATION, (4) GROWING, (5) SOILS MEDIA, (6) PLANT PESTS, (7) PLANT GROWING STRUCTURES, (8) SALESMANSHIP, (9) LAWNS AND TURF, (10) SMALL POWER EQUIPMENT, (11) ORNAMENTAL PLANT MATERIALS AND LANDSCAPE STRUCTURES, AND (12) HUMAN RELATIONS. SUGGESTED TIME ALLOTMENTS, SUPPORTING EDUCATION, METHODS FOR INTRODUCING THE COURSE, USE OF COURSE MATERIALS, EVALUATIVE CRITERIA, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AS PART OF A SET (VT 000 619 - 000 631) FOR $7.25 FROM THE CENTER FOR VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 980 KINNEAR ROAD, COLUMBUS, OHIO 43212. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
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