ERIC Number: ED212873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Maintaining the Landscape. Competency Based Teaching Materials in Horticulture.
Legacy, Jim; And Others
This competency-based curriculum unit on maintaining the landscape is one of five developed for classroom use in teaching the landscape/nursery area of horticulture. The five sections are each divided into teaching content (in a question-and-answer format) and student skills that outline steps and factors for consideration. Topics covered include watering plants, mulching plants, directing plant growth, pruning the landscape, and mowing the landscape. A list of references precedes a section containing visual aids, student skill checklist, and student activities, such as field trips, handouts, discussion activities, worksheets, crossword puzzles, hands-on experiences, tests, and quizzes. Answer keys are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Grounds Keepers, Horticulture, Job Skills, Landscaping, Learning Activities, Nurseries (Horticulture), Nursery Workers (Horticulture), Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Plant Propagation, Secondary Education, Tests, Turf Management, Units of Study, Visual Aids
Agricultural Education & Mechanization Dept., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.; Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale, Dept. of Agricultural Education and Mechanization.
Note: For related documents see CE 031 413-421.