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ERIC Number: ED014616
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov
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POST-HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM FOR THE GRAIN, FEED, SEED AND FARM SUPPLY INDUSTRY.
CLARK, RAYMOND M.; OLIVER, ALVIN E.
A COMMITTEE OF EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES RECOMMENDED 20 ESSENTIAL AND THREE SUBSTITUTE COURSES FOR A 2-YEAR POST-HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR TRAINING YOUNG MEN FOR THE NATIONAL GRAIN, FEED, SEED, AND FARM SUPPLY INDUSTRY. SOME ESSENTIAL COURSES WERE (1) SOIL SCIENCE I AND II, (2) CROP PRODUCTION, (3) APPLIED ANIMAL BIOCHEMISTRY, (4) OPERATIONS I AND II, (5) GRAIN GRADING, (6) APPLIED ANIMAL NUTRITION, (7) COMMUNICATIONS I AND II, (8) APPLIED ANIMAL HUSBANDRY I, (9) AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, (10) SALESMANSHIP, (11) PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND CARE OF EQUIPMENT, (12) AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND MARKETING, AND (13) STRUCTURE OF THE GRAIN, FEED, SEED, AND FARM SUPPLY INDUSTRY. OPTIONAL COURSES TO BE SUBSTITUTED WHERE APPROPRIATE WERE (1) SEED PRODUCTION, PREPARATION, AND ANALYSIS, (2) BUSINESS LAW, AND (3) APPLIED ANIMAL HUSBANDRY II. THE NEED FOR OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE AS PART OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM WAS EMPHASIZED. A COMPLETED CURRICULUM GUIDE WHICH WAS SUBMITTED TO THE OFFICE OF EDUCATION, CONTAINED OUTLINES FOR EACH OF THE 23 COURSES INCLUDING LECTURE-DISCUSSION TOPICS WITH LABORATORY EXERCISES, SUGGESTED TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS, LISTS OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES, SUGGESTIONS FOR LIBRARY USAGE, AND AN EXTENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY. INSERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS THROUGH COOPERATIVE EFFORT OF INDUSTRY AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ARE NEEDED. THIS DOCUMENT APPEARED IN "THE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION MAGAZINE," VOLUME 39, NUMBER 5, NOVEMBER 1966. (WB)
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