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Handbook on Planning and Conducting Cooperative Occupational Education Programs in Off-Farm Agricultural Occupations.
Zikmund, Dale G.
Orientation of vocational teachers to the fundamental concepts of planning and conducting cooperative occupational experience programs in off-farm agriculture is the major objective of this guide. The guide suggests that teachers attend special classes or workshops and consult additional references when planning an occupational experience program. Contents include: (1) formulating local policies, (2) using an advisory committee, (3) conducting a community survey, (4) public relations activities, (5) selecting training stations, (6) student selection, (7) legal requirements, (8) placement of students, (9) cooperating with others, (10) developing training plans, (11) developing agreements, (12) teaching related instruction, (13) program coordination, (14) student evaluation, (15) records, (16) student follow-up, and (17) program evaluation. The appendix contains a policy statement, occupational survey form, cooperator interview form, student application form, self-interest test, student learner certificate information, training agreement, employer evaluation form, employer student rating form, occupations survey, student information form, training plan, training agreement, visitation record, teacher evaluation form, method for determining community vocational needs, and a check sheet factors to be considered in evaluation of students. Supplementary materials include a reference list. (DM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cooperative Education, High Schools, Off Farm Agricultural Occupations, Program Design, Program Development, Program Guides, Vocational Education
Department of Information, College of Agriculture & Home Economics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68503 ($1.50).
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Agricultural Experiment Station.; Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Dept. of Agricultural Education.; Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln. Div. of Vocational Education.