ERIC Number: ED250444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to the Vocational Agriculture Program. Revision.
Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Dept. of Agricultural and Industrial Education.
Intended especially for use with a class of freshman students, this unit of instruction contains lessons that include a general discussion of the areas covered in vocational agriculture programs. Key concepts are presented, but individual instructors are encouraged to provide localized examples. A unit plan provides a discussion of the situation, general aims and goals of the unit, lesson titles, student and teacher activities, and a list of references. Six lessons are provided. Each lesson may consist of some or all of these components: a statement of need; objective(s); interest approach; key questions, problems, and concerns with related teaching techniques and information; application and followup; a list of references; and overhead transparency masters. Lesson topics are: a general introduction to the vocational agriculture program, leadership training in vocational agriculture through the Future Farmers of America program, plant and soil science, animal science, agricultural mechanics, and agricultural business. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Grade 9, Introductory Courses, Junior High Schools, Leadership Training, Lesson Plans, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Student Organizations, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Montana State Office of Public Instruction, Helena. Dept. of Vocational Education Services.
Authoring Institution: Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Dept. of Agricultural and Industrial Education.
Identifiers: Future Farmers of America
Note: Initial material prepared by Clark Cleveland.