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ERIC Number: ED013926
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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THE FORESTRY 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 45-WEEK COURSE AT THE POSTSECONDARY LEVEL TO PREPARE PERSONS AS ASSISTANTS TO PROFESSIONAL FORESTERS. COURSE OBJECTIVES INCLUDE PREPARING TRAINEES TO -- (1) ASSIST FORESTERS, (2) CONDUCT SURVEYS, (3) PERFORM CONSERVATION FUNCTIONS, (4) MARK TIMBER FOR HARVEST, (5) PREVENT AND CONTROL FIRES, (6) ENFORCE REGULATIONS, (7) USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS, AND (8) PREPARE AND KEEP RECORDS. NATIONAL LEADERS IN ADULT EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND REPRESENTATIVES OF NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IDENTIFIED OCCUPATIONS AND RECOMMENDED THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE RESOURCE MATERIAL. COURSE UNITS INCLUDE -- (1) ORIENTATION, (2) SELECTION, USE, AND MAINTENANCE OF TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT, (3) BOTANY, (4) TREE IDENTIFICATION, (5) MATHEMATICS, (6) DRAFTING, (7) SURVEYING, (8) FOREST MANAGEMENT, (9) FOREST PROTECTION, (10) FOREST LAND USE, (11) PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FORESTRY POLICIES AND PROGRAMS, AND (12) RECORDS AND REPORTS. SUGGESTED TRAINING, OBJECTIVES, CONTENT, LABORATORY OR FIELD EXPERIENCES, AND REFERENCES ARE LISTED FOR EACH UNIT. LESSON PLANNING PROCEDURES, FACILITIES NEEDED, AND TRAINEE EMPLOYMENT READINESS CRITERIA ARE GIVEN. TEACHERS OF THE COURSE NEED TO BE COLLEGE GRADUATES IN FORESTRY AND HAVE TEACHER PREPARATION. TRAINEES NEED A HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION, OUTDOOR INTERESTS, AND GOOD PHYSICAL HEALTH. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS GPO NUMBER FS 5.287--87011 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