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ERIC Number: ED203166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
Pages: 332
Abstractor: N/A
Competency-Based Horticulture: Gardening--Groundskeeping.
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
This competency-based horticulture curriculum guide is designed to provide secondary and postsecondary horticulture teachers with a task-oriented program in gardening/groundskeeping. It contains a master resource list, a listing of gardening/groundskeeping resources available from various states, and 87 competency task sheets organized into 10 competency areas. These areas are equipment operation and maintenance; equipment and supplies; soils; fertilizers; lawns; trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials; pesticides; maintenance of facilities; management/job actions; and personnel management. A task statement, a performance objective, suggested learning activities, evaluation procedures, selected resources, and a performance guide are provided in each competency task sheet. Instructor check lists designed to help instructors determine acceptable levels of student performance are also included in the units. (Related competency-based horticulture curriculum guides in the areas of floriculture and turfgrass maintenance are available separately through ERIC--see note.) (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
Note: For related documents see CE 029 327-328 and ED 189 387-388.