ERIC Number: ED221697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines and Suggestions for Developing a Vocational Agribusiness Program in Secondary Educational Systems.
This booklet contains guidelines and suggestions for starting or expanding an existing agricultural production/ mechanics program to include an agribusiness program in secondary schools. The ideas and recommendations were prepared and field tested in an agribusiness program started and currently in progress in Tonganoxie High School (Kansas). The manual contains eight chapters covering the following topics: definition of agribusiness; reasons for selecting units of instruction for agribusiness; the four-year program; equipment and facilities for an agribusiness program; minimum elements for an effective agribusiness program; changing the agricultural production program to include agribusiness; suggestions for usinq other segments of secondary instruction with agribusiness; and, a supervised occupational experience program in agribusiness. (Chapter 4, covering the four-year program, presents a complete curriculum for an agribusiness program.) Suggested lesson plans, unit ideas, and references are included in the materials. (KC)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Equipment, Field Experience Programs, Guidelines, Lesson Plans, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Prepared at Tonganoxie High School.