ERIC Number: ED212877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Planting Turf. Competency Based Teaching Materials in Horticulture.
Legacy, Jim; And Others
This competency-based curriculum unit on planting turf is one of four developed for classroom use in teaching the turf and lawn services area of horticulture. The eight 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 preparing soil bed area, planting turfgrasses, lawn establishment by seed, stolonizing and sprigging, plugging, sodding, rolling newly established turf, and caring for a newly established lawn. A list of references precedes a section containing visual aids, student skill checklist, and student activities, such as handouts, discussion activities, field trips, crossword puzzles, hands-on experiences, worksheets, tests, and quizzes. Answer keys are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Horticulture, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Secondary Education, Tests, Turf Management, Units of Study, Visual Aids
Agricultural Education & Mechanization Dept., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901 ($3.00).
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.