ERIC Number: ED025584
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Landscape Design. A Student Handbook. Teacher Education SER-9-NO-3S. Interim Report.
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station.
This student handbook is one of a series of instructional aids prepared and edited by the Department of Agricultural Education at the Pennsylvania State University. Its organization and content was field tested, evaluated, and improved by vocational agriculture teachers attending summer institutes in ornamental horticulture in 1966 and 1967. The content includes sections of: (1) Occupational Opportunities in Landscape Design, (2) Importance of Landscaping, (3) Analysis of Landscape Requirements, (4) Ideas for Solving Landscape Problems, (5) Structures and Plants, and (6) Estimating Landscape Costs. Each problem area lists objectives, key questions, new words, and the subject content. The textual material is supplemented with photographs, sketches, drawings, forms, and a reference list. Appendixes contain a plant material list, landscape symbols, information for identification and classification of plant material, and addresses for agricultural extension publications. Applications relate to the northeastern United States. The teacher's manual in this series is available as VT 007 681. (DM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station.