ERIC Number: ED240360
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Lehigh County Area Vocational-Technical School, Schnecksville, PA.
This brochure describes the philosophy and scope of a secondary-level course in agricultural production. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: careers in agriculture and agribusiness, animal science and livestock production, agronomy, agricultural mechanics, supervised occupational experience programs, and the Future Farmers of America and leadership. The brochure contains various materials for use in implementing the course, including a list of subtopics in each topic area, a detailed outline of the objectives and goals to be addressed in the presentation of each subtopic, statements of the philosophy of the course and of the school at which it was developed, lists of school and course objectives, a discussion of worker characteristics and job environmental factors, a course description, lists of entry-level jobs and possible occupations that can be entered with additional training, job descriptions appearing in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT), and a task identification chart that correlates course tasks with those listed in the DOT. (MN)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Guidelines, Job Skills, Leadership, Program Content, Secondary Education, Student Organizations, Supervised Farm Practice, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Lehigh County Area Vocational-Technical School, Schnecksville, PA.