ERIC Number: ED212811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher's Guide for Competency-Based Education Curriculum for Floriculture.
Associated Educational Consultants, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA.; West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
This teacher's guide is designed to facilitate use of the West Virginia floriculture competency-based education (CBE) curriculum by instructors in floriculture programs. The curriculum is organized into 13 learning units, correlated with specific competencies. Each competency includes a learning checklist, learning activities, and evaluative standards. Where appropriate, student quizzes, work sheets, and information sheets are included. In order to aid the teacher, the accompanying teacher's guide contains an explanation of the curriculum and suggested usage; a list of competencies, by job title; suggested unit tests; and a list of references to accompany the curriculum. Appendixes to the guide contain data and information on tasks currently performed and equipment used, as determined from a validation survey of educators and persons employed in floriculture, and lists of curriculum aids currently used in West Virginia floriculture programs. Job titles covered in the curriculum include field inspector for disease and insect control; irrigator; supervisor of insect and disease inspection; flower picker; bulb sorter; supervisors of rose grading and horticulture; specialty growers; plant propagator; harvest contractor; cashier-wrapper; farmworker; telephone order clerk; salesperson for flowers or florist supplies; floral designer; florist; and manager of a retail store. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Supplies, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Floriculture, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Occupational Information, Plant Growth, Plant Propagation, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Vocational Education
Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Associated Educational Consultants, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA.; West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia