ERIC Number: ED419930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to Swine Production. Instructor Guide [and] Student Reference.
This packet contains an instructor guide and student reference for a course in introduction to swine production. The curriculum contains the following seven lessons: (1) introduction to the swine industry; (2) breeds of swine; (3) principles of swine selection; (4) production systems; (5) herd health; (6) herd management; and (6) industry concerns. The instructor guide includes the following: objectives, competencies, motivational techniques, teaching procedures, other activities, activity sheets, transparency masters, evaluations, answers to evaluations and activity sheets, references and teaching aids, and materials and equipment lists. For ease of use, the guide includes competencies and objectives at the beginning of the guide as well as incorporated within each lesson. In addition, 23 references are listed. A competency profile is provided in the front of the guide for convenient recordkeeping. An appendix lists eight swine associations with addresses and telephone numbers for further information. The guide incorporates the needed components to aid agriculture teachers to implement Vocational Instructional Management System (VIMS), a framework to use in planning and organizing to ensure excellence in Missouri's vocational education system by focusing greater attention on the management of teaching and learning. The student reference contains information sheets and summaries for each of the lessons. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Animal Husbandry, Animals, Citations (References), Course Content, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Livestock, Meat Packing Industry, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202; toll-free phone: 800-669-2465; http://iml.coe.missouri.edu (order no. 10-4401-I, instructor guide: $11.75; 10-4401-S, student reference: $2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.