ERIC Number: ED209426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Performance Objectives, Task Analysis, Learning Content, Content Limits, and Domain Referenced Tests for the Agricultural Chemicals Catalog. Final Report.
Hamilton, William; And Others
This document contains Indiana agricultural chemicals curriculum materials based on the Vocational-Technical Education Consortium of States (VTECS) Agricultural Chemicals Catalog. It is intended to improve preparation of high school and adult students for handling and using agricultural chemicals and for jobs as chemical salespersons or chemical applicators. Based on an analysis of tasks involved in agricultural chemical workers' jobs, the curriculum materials are divided into 34 domains covering the following material: disposal of chemical containers; delivery of chemicals; locating fields to be treated; managing chemical storage; writing receipts; recording accounts payable and receivable; selling agricultural chemicals; sales promotion; machinery purchase; grain grading; moisture testing grain; formulating feeding rations; applying for weighing license; chemical testing; soil samples; soil deficiencies; calculating application rates; preparing for and applying liquids and dry chemicals; inspection and maintenance of liquid equipment and dry equipment; assembling boom-type equipment; inspection and maintenance of lighting systems; changing oil and filters; cleaning filters; inspecting respirators; changing spark plugs and ignition points; and replacing impeller pump, power take-off shaft, worn bearings, and universal joints. Each domain is composed of performance objectives, guides, performance checklists, task analysis, learning content, data sheets, and domain-referenced tests covering the tasks in the domain. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Supplies, Agricultural Supply Occupations, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Equipment Maintenance, Feed Industry, Fertilizers, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Occupational Information, Pesticides, Postsecondary Education, Purchasing, Sales Occupations, Task Analysis, Tests, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Indianapolis.; Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN.