ERIC Number: ED240265
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Agriculture Handbook for Agriculture Cooperative Training.
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.
This handbook was designed to assist school administrators, vocational administrators, vocational agricultural teachers, and area consultants of vocational agriculture in developing, implementing, and improving an agricultural cooperative training program (especially in Texas). The handbook, which presents information in a narrative format, contains 17 sections. The sections cover the following topics: agriculture cooperative training, establishing an agricultural cooperative training course, minimum standards for unit allocation in a program, selecting students, selecting training stations, student placement, employer-employee agreements, the advisory council, instructional materials, teacher visits to training stations, student evaluation, agriculture cooperative training and the Future Farmers of America, teaching related instruction, public relations for agriculture cooperative training, reports for agriculture cooperative training, labor laws, and general information (e.g., safety, employment programs, and legislation). Sample forms are included in the handbook, and a suggested calendar of events is supplied. (KC)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Cooperative Education, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Occupational Safety and Health, Program Development, Program Implementation, Program Improvement, Public Relations, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Vocational Instructional Services, Texas A and M University, F. E. Box 182, College Station, TX 77843 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.
Identifiers: Future Farmers of America; Texas