ERIC Number: ED106582
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in Ornamental Horticulture.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The career exploration program for grades 9 through 10, as part of a comprehensive K through 10 career development program, attempts to develop an awareness of and appreciation for work, extend knowledge of the variety of career opportunities, and provide experiences in career areas of individual interest. The document, a collection of materials consisting of student learning experience packets and selected sample forms, is designed to introduce the students to careers in ornamental horticulture. The introduction defines the career area and discusses the course objectives, course strategy, and suggested time table. The learning activities, organized according to objectives, activities, and resources, cover: introductory activities, horticulture, nursery operation, arboriculture, turf grass management technician, landscape development, park and recreational land management, individual student exploration into related careers, and student self-evaluation of career maturity. Activities include: job and student interest analysis, role playing, simulations, field trips, interviews, observations, establishment of resource library on jobs and clusters, and case studies. The procedures and suggestions for both exploration and field trips, a permission and report form for exploration trips, interview form, job analysis work sheet, job descriptions, individual evaluation sheet, and a list of multi-media materials are appended. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 9, Grounds Keepers, Landscaping, Learning Activities, Nurseries (Horticulture), Nursery Workers (Horticulture), Occupational Information, Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Trade and Industrial Education, Turf Management
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746-53, CE 003 755-64 and CE 004 312; Revised Edition