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ERIC Number: ED013918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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THE LANDSCAPE AIDE, A SUGGESTED TRAINING PROGRAM.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS CURRICULUM GUIDE IS TO ASSIST TEACHERS IN PLANNING AND CONDUCTING A 50-WEEK COURSE AT THE POSTSECONDARY LEVEL FOR PERSONS PLANNING TO EXECUTE LANDSCAPE PROJECTS AS INDEPENDENT BUSINESSMEN OR EMPLOYEES OF A LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, NURSERY, OR GREENHOUSE. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES ARE TO PREPARE TRAINEES TO PLAN AND EXECUTE TASKS NECESSARY TO SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYMENT IN LANDSCAPING. THE DOCUMENT WAS DEVELOPED, EDITED, AND REVISED BY INDIVIDUALS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL. THE COURSE INCLUDES UNITS ON -- (1) ORIENTATION, (2) TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND SAFETY, (3) MATHEMATICS, (4) LANDSCAPE PLANS, (5) SOILS, (6) BOTANY, (7) PROPAGATION, (8) PLANTING AND TRANSPLANTING, (9) GRASS PRODUCTION, (10) INSECTS AND DISEASE, (11) PLANT STRUCTURES, (12) NURSERY MAINTENANCE, (13) GREENHOUSE OPERATION, (14) MARKETING, AND (15) RECORDS. SUGGESTED TRAINING TIME, OBJECTIVES, CONTENT, LABORATORY OR FIELD EXPERIENCES, AND REFERENCES ARE LISTED FOR EACH UNIT. LESSON PLANNING PROCEDURES, FACILITIES, AND TRAINEE EMPLOYMENT READINESS CRITERIA ARE GIVEN. TEACHERS OF THE COURSE NEED TO BE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE GRADUATES WITH SOME HORTICULTURAL SPECIALIZATION AND TEACHER PREPARATION. TRAINEES SHOULD HAVE HIGH SCHOOL BACKGROUNDS, EXPERIENCE WITH PLANTS, OUTDOOR INTERESTS, ARTISTIC ABILITY, PHYSICAL HEALTH, AND INTEREST IN LANDSCAPING. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS GPO NUMBER FS 5.287--87010 FOR 25 CENTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act