ERIC Number: ED203166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
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)
Descriptors: Administration, Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Educational Resources, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Fertilizers, Floriculture, Gardening, Grounds Keepers, Guidelines, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Landscaping, Learning Activities, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Personnel Management, Pesticides, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Trees, Turf Management, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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.