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ERIC Number: ED018637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 23
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A GUIDE FOR PREPARING COURSES OF INSTRUCTION IN VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE IN MICHIGAN.
Michigan State Dept. of Public Instruction, Lansing. Div. of Vocational Education.
THE MAJOR OBJECTIVES OF THIS DOCUMENT ARE TO ASSIST VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE TEACHERS IN DEVELOPING COURSES OF INSTRUCTION DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF PERSONS PREPARING FOR GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT IN AGRICULTURE, AND TO HELP THOSE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN AGRICULTURE WHO WISH TO IMPROVE AND ADVANCE IN THEIR OCCUPATION. A CHART SHOWING A FLEXIBLE 4-YEAR HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE OFFERING BASIC AGRICULTURAL INSTRUCTION IN GRADES NINE AND 10 AND MORE SPECIALIZED OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING DURING GRADES 11 AND 12 IS PRESENTED AND EIGHT ADMINISTRATIVE AND 17 OPERATIONAL GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR CURRICULUM CHANGE ARE LISTED. MAJOR OBJECTIVES OF VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE EDUCATION CONCERN DEVELOPING (1) AGRICULTURAL COMPETENCIES NEEDED TO ENGAGE IN PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE AND OTHER AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS, (2) AN UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND PREPARATION NEEDED, (3) THE ABILITY TO SECURE SATISFACTORY PLACEMENT, AND (4) HUMAN RELATIONS SKILLS AND ATTITUDES, LEADERSHIP ABILITIES, AND CIVIC RESPONSIBILITIES. JOB TITLES AND COMPETENCIES ARE LISTED FOR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SALES AND SERVICE, SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT, LANDSCAPE HORTICULTURE, AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, FORESTRY AND SOIL CONSERVATION, DAIRY MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING, LIVESTOCK MARKETING AND PROCESSING, OTHER LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY, POULTRY INDUSTRY, CROPS MARKETING AND PROCESSING, WILDLIFE AND RECREATION, AND FARM SERVICE. A THREE-PAGE BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. (WB)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Public Instruction, Lansing. Div. of Vocational Education.
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