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ERIC Number: ED013891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 330
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Reference Count: 0
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PARKS AND LANDSCAPE EMPLOYEE. TEACHERS COPY.
FITTS, JAMES; JOHNSON, JOHNNY
THE PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT IS TO PROVIDE VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE EDUCATION STUDENTS PREPARING FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE PARK AND LANDSCAPING FIELD WITH READING MATERIAL AND A GUIDE FOR STUDY. THE MATERIAL WAS DESIGNED BY SUBJECT MATTER SPECIALISTS ON THE BASIS OF STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS. THE MATERIAL WAS TESTED IN OPERATIONAL PROGRAMS AND REFINED BY TWO TEACHERS. UNITS INCLUDED IN THE COURSE ARE -- (1) INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE, (2) PLANT GROWING MEDIA, (3) PLANT GROWTH AND CLASSIFICATION, (4) PLANT PROPAGATION, (5) NURSERY PLANT PRODUCTION, (6) FLORAL CROP PRODUCTION, (7) ESTABLISHING AND CARING FOR LAWNS, (8) CONTROLLING PLANT INSECTS, DISEASES, AND OTHER PESTS, (9) OPERATING AND MAINTAINING HORTICULTURAL EQUIPMENT, (10) DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING THE LANDSCAPE. MATERIALS FOR EACH UNIT INCLUDE INFORMATION SHEETS, ASSIGNMENT SHEETS, ASSIGNMENT ANSWER SHEETS, TOPICAL TESTS, AND TEST ANSWER SHEETS. THE COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR 175 PERIODS OF 50 MINUTES EACH. STUDENTS MAY BE MALE OR FEMALE, 16 TO 20 YEARS OF AGE, AND SHOULD BE EMPLOYED. TEXTBOOKS, BULLETINS, AND COMMERCIAL DATA ARE RECOMMENDED FOR USE WITH THE STUDY GUIDE. THE DOCUMENT IS PRINTED AND LOOSELEAF. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE IN LIMITED NUMBERS FOR $4.50 EACH FROM THE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TEACHING MATERIALS CENTER, TEXAS AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS 77843. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station.; Texas Education Agency, Austin.
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