ERIC Number: ED123414
Record Type: Non-Journal
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Guidelines for Establishing Off-Farm Agricultural Cooperative Occupational Experience Programs for Vocational Agriculture in South Dakota.
Hanson, Clark W.
The document presents suggested guidelines for planning and establishing vocational agriculture programs in South Dakota involving off-farm cooperative occupational experiences. Off-farm cooperative occupational experience programs are defined as utilizing actual on-the-job training in cooperation with an employer and supplementing the job experience with related classroom instruction. A foreword and outline of purposes introduce the guidelines, which are discussed under the following headings: definition of cooperative occupational experience, objectives, promotional material, rules and regulations, procedure for obtaining program approval, steps in initiating program, plans for organization, planning and conducting the related agriculture business survey, local policies concerning occupational experience, planning and conducting the student interest survey, facilities and equipment for classroom related instruction, consulting committee, application for enrollment form, selection of students for occupational experience programs, selecting training stations, placement of students in training stations, developing supervised experience agreements, developing training plans, records, coordination, evaluating student achievement, and diversified agricultural occupations materials and references. Appended materials include survey forms related to several aspects of the program. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Univ., Brookings. Dept. of Agricultural Education.; South Dakota State Div. of Vocational Education, Pierre.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota