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ERIC Number: ED015240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Aug
Pages: 78
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CROP, LAWN, AND GARDEN SEEDS SALES AND SERVICE. AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY - SALES AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS, MODULE NUMBER 8.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE IS TO ASSIST VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE TEACHERS IN PREPARING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY OCCUPATIONS. ONE OF A SERIES, THIS MODULE WAS DEVELOPED BY A NATIONAL TASK FORCE ON THE BASIS OF DATA FROM STATE STUDIES. THE SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE IS TO DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING AND ABILITY NEEDED TO ENTER AND ADVANCE IN RETAIL FARM AND GARDEN SEED, PLANT, AND SUPPLY BUSINESSES. SECTIONS ARE (1) PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE, (2) PLANT MATERIALS, (3) PLANT MATERIAL PRODUCTION FACTORS, (4) VARIETAL NAMES AND CHARACTERISTICS, (5) TAG AND LABEL INTERPRETATION, (6) CUSTOMER SERVICES, (7) PRODUCT COMPARISON, (8) CATALOG INFORMATION, (9) BEAUTIFICATION AND PRODUCTION COSTS AND EXPECTATIONS, AND (10) CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. SUGGESTIONS FOR INTRODUCING THE MODULE AND EVALUATING EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES, AND SOURCES OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL ARE GIVEN. EACH SECTION INCLUDES SUBJECT MATTER CONTENT, TEACHING-LEARNING ACTIVITIES, AND INSTRUCTIONAL AIDS AND REFERENCES. THE MODULE IS DESIGNED FOR 35 HOURS OF CLASS INSTRUCTION, 35 HOURS OF LABORATORY EXPERIENCE, AND 70 HOURS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE. TEACHERS SHOULD HAVE A BACKGROUND IN AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY AND STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE AN OCCUPATIONAL GOAL IN THE FIELD. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AS PART OF A SET (VT 000 632 - 000 644) FOR $7.00 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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