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ERIC Number: ED016155
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION.
STEVENS, GLENN Z.
FEDERAL LEGISLATION HAS PROVIDED FOR PUBLIC PROGRAMS OF OCCUPATIONAL AGRICULTURE EDUCATION IN LAND GRANT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, AND MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES SHOULD BE TO DEVELOP KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS, PROVIDE OCCUPATIONAL GUIDANCE AND PLACEMENT, AND DEVELOP ABILITIES IN HUMAN RELATIONS AND LEADERSHIP. THE CURRICULUM INCLUDES GENERAL EDUCATION AND AGRICULTURAL SUBJECTS IN FARMING, RANCHING, AGRICULTURAL SUPPLIES, MECHANICS, PRODUCTS, ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURE IS AN ELECTIVE AREA IN HIGH SCHOOL IN WHICH EDUCATIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL GUIDANCE ARE PROVIDED BY THE AGRICULTURAL TEACHER. INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION IS AN IMPORTANT ASPECT IN HIGH SCHOOL AND ADULT PROGRAMS WHICH COMBINE ON THE JOB INSTRUCTION AND CLASS ATTENDANCE IN FARM MANAGEMENT AND TECHNICIAN EDUCATION. AMONG RESOURCES FOR THE TEACHER ARE FARMERS, MANAGERS, AND EMPLOYERS IN OFF FARM AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIES. ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION OF PROGRAMS ORIGINATES AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL, AND EXTENDS TO THE STATE AND COUNTY LEVELS WITH THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AS THE MOST FREQUENT ADMINISTRATOR. (DISCUSSION OF TEACHER EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND EVALUATION IS INCLUDED.) THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH IN EDUCATION, INC., 70 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10011. 120 PAGES. (PT)
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Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Research in Education, Inc., New York, NY.
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