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ERIC Number: ED013894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Dec
Pages: 151
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Reference Count: 0
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AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS TECHNOLOGY, A SUGGESTED TWO-YEAR POST HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM AND COURSE OUTLINES.
HALTERMAN, JERRY; AND OTHERS
DATA REVEALED BY STUDIES OF AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS TRAINING NEEDS CONDUCTED IN SEVERAL STATES PROMPTED THE DESIGN OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS SERIES TO ASSIST STATE AND LOCAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION LEADERS IN DEVELOPING PROGRAMS TO PREPARE YOUTH AND ADULTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AND ADVANCEMENT IN OFF-FARM AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS. THIS DOCUMENT, THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES ON AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, WAS DEVELOPED BY A TASK FORCE OF SPECIALISTS TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 2-YEAR POST-SECONDARY CURRICULUM FOR PREPARING TECHNICIANS TO SERVE AS AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL PRODUCT SALESMEN AND SERVICEMEN, EQUIPMENT SALESMEN AND SERVICEMEN, PRODUCTION AND CONTROL TECHNICIANS, TECHNICIANS, SPECIALISTS, APPLICATORS, AND FARM MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS. IT INCLUDES AN INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT, A DESCRIPTION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROGRAM, AN OVERVIEW OF THE CURRICULUM, AND A SUGGESTED CURRICULUM. COURSES ARE CLASSIFIED AS GENERAL, SUPPORTING TECHNICAL, AND TECHNICAL SPECIALITY. OUTLINES ARE INCLUDED FOR THREE COURSES IN COMMUNICATIONS, FOUR IN CHEMISTRY, TWO IN MECHANICS, SEVEN IN AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS, THREE IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, SEVEN IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND PRODUCTION, AND TWO IN PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT. STUDY GUIDES IN EIGHT TECHNICAL SPECIALTY COURSES ARE PRESENTED AS SUBSEQUENT UNITS IN THE SERIES. A 95-ITEM BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. TWELVE GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIANS ARE OUTLINED, AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS FOR AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIANS AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS TECHNICIANS ARE LISTED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD FOR $6.75 PER SET (VT 001 214 - 001 222) 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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