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ERIC Number: ED021063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep
Pages: 511
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Reference Count: 0
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FOREST TECHNOLOGY, A SUGGESTED TWO-YEAR POST HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM.
ALLISON, RICHARD C.; JENKINS, MELVIN E.
ADMINISTRATORS, SUPERVISORS, TEACHERS, AND ADVISORY COMMITTEES MAY USE THIS GUIDE IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPING FULL-TIME, 2-YEAR, POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS TO PREPARE FOREST TECHNICIANS. IT WAS DEVELOPED BY EDUCATORS, PROFESSIONAL FORESTERS, EMPLOYERS, AND U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION PERSONNEL. PROGRAM CONSIDERATIONS DISCUSSED INCLUDE (1) OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING TECHNICIANS, ABILITIES REQUIRED, AND ACTIVITIES PERFORMED, (2) FACULTY, (3) STUDENT SERVICES, (4) RESOURCES, (5) FACILITIES, (6) ADVISORY COMMITTEES, AND (7) CONTINUING EDUCATION. A GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE CURRICULUM COVERS A DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSES, THEIR CONTENT, AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO OCCUPATIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL REQUIREMENTS. THE HOURS REQUIRED, COURSE DESCRIPTIONS, COURSE OUTLINES, AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES ARE PROVIDED FOR (1) 13 TECHNICAL COURSES SUCH AS ELEMENTARY FORESTRY SURVEYING, DENDROLOGY, FOREST ORIENTATION SEMINAR, AND ELEMENTARY FOREST MEASUREMENTS, (2) ONE MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE COURSE, (3) SIX AUXILIARY OR SUPPORTING TECHNICAL COURSES SUCH AS BOTANY AND TECHNICAL REPORTING, AND (4) FOUR GENERAL COURSES SUCH AS COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS AND ELEMENTARY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT. DETAILED INFORMATION IS GIVEN ON LIBRARY FACILITIES AND CONTENT, LABORATORY AND PHYSICAL FACILITIES, AND EQUIPPING LABORATORIES AND THEIR COSTS. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES A LIST OF SOCIETIES PERTINENT TO FOREST TECHNICIAN EDUCATION AND A PROCEDURE FOR LABORATORY REPORT WRITING. AN EXTENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: New Hampshire Univ., Durham. Thompson School of Applied Science.
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