ERIC Number: ED247437
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Core IV Materials for Rural Agriculture Programs. Units H-I.
Courson, Roger; And Others
This curriculum guide, the second part of a core curriculum for a rural agriculture program, consists of materials for use in presenting the final two units in a nine-unit course for high school vocational agriculture students living in rural areas. Addressed in the first unit are the following aspects of agricultural mechanics: selecting and using electric motors, adjusting and maintaining spraying equipment, and maintaining and servicing tractors. The second of the two units, a discussion of agricultural business management, deals with understanding and using basic economic principles of production, managing credit in agriculture, planning an insurance program, using the Illinois Farm Record Book, understanding agricultural taxes, using microcomputers in agricultural business management, understanding basic agricultural law, and planning an agricultural production business. Each of these two units contains some or all of the following: suggestions to the teacher, a teacher's guide, a competency inventory, information sheets, student worksheets or assignment sheets and a key, demonstrations, job sheets, transparencies, a discussion guide for the transparencies, and sample test questions along with a teacher's key. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Production, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Classroom Techniques, Core Curriculum, Electric Motors, Farm Management, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Insurance, Job Skills, Job Training, Laws, Learning Activities, Microcomputers, Money Management, Recordkeeping, Rural Areas, Rural Education, State Curriculum Guides, Taxes, Teaching Methods, Tractors, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: Printed on colored paper. For related documents, see ED 208 148-153, ED 220 689-690, ED 222 663-664, ED 233 228-231, and CE 039 508-511.