ERIC Number: ED186591
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Occupational Education for Students with Special Needs: Ornamental Horticulture.
Nassau County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Westbury, NY.
This curriculum resource guide on ornamental horticulture is one of a series of seventeen specialized curriculum guides for occupational education of the marginal, handicapped, or special needs occupational education student. The guide begins with six behavior clusters that contain a series of forty-two instructional topics designed to teach job-required behavior skills common to all employment: accuracy and productivity, initiative, and perseverance on the job, positive response to direction and supervision, regularity and punctuality, self-reliance and reliability, and work tolerance. Learning activities and performance objectives are included for each topic. The remainder of the guide is comprised of job modules for occupations such as advanced landscape gardener's helper, beginning landscape gardener's helper, flower cutter, forklift operator, greenhouse worker, nurseryman's helper, nursery porter, nursery worker, and stock handler. Each job module begins with a job description followed by suggested instructional activities and a performance objective for each instructional topic. Also included as a part of each job module are appropriate personal appearance topics. (LRA)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Disabilities, Employment Potential, Hygiene, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Mainstreaming, Ornamental Horticulture, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teaching Guides, Vocational Education
Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Nassau County, Valentines Rd. and The Plain Rd., Westbury, NY 11590 ($5.00; index and 17 volumes, $75.00; handling charges: total set, $10.00; individual documents, $2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Authoring Institution: Nassau County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Westbury, NY.
Note: For related documents see CE 021 512-529.