ERIC Number: ED198374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May-15
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. Entomology Specialist 1-5.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.
This plan of instruction, lesson plans, and student study guides and workbooks for a secondary-postsecondary level course for an entomology specialist are one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The course includes training on procedures for insect and rodent control, collection and identification of specimens, determination of control measures, identification and use of treatment solutions, and operation and maintenance of insecticide dispersal equipment. Three blocks of instruction cover 155 hours: (1) Entomology Fundamentals, Pesticides, and Equipment (11 lessons, 49 hours); (2) Control of Medically Important Pests (9 lessons, 58 hours); and (3) Control of Economically Important Pests (7 lessons, 48 hours). A Specialty Training Standard for student evaluation is provided. The plan of instruction details the units of instruction, objectives, duration of lessons, and support materials needed. A study guide and a workbook are provided for each block. These materials contain objectives, reading assignments, and review exercises. Military manuals, commercial texts, and audiovisuals are recommended, but not provided. A pictorial reference ("Pictorial Keys") on insects is available from the National Center Clearinghouse--see availability statement. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agriculture, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Entomology, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Herbicides, Insecticides, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Pesticides, Postsecondary Education, Rats, Safety, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Zoology
The National Center Clearinghouse, Dr. Shirley Chase, The National Center for Research in Vocational Education, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 ("Pictorial Keys" only; write for price).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.