ERIC Number: ED256940
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Agriculture I. A Modified Curriculum for Handicapped Students.
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Dept. of Industrial, Vocational and Technical Education.
This curriculum guide has been developed to assist vocational and special education teachers in teaching handicapped and disadvantaged students in a beginning vocational agriculture course. The guide contains suggestions and experiences that are necessary to support the achievement of specific competencies. The guide is divided into units of instruction containing major and minor blocks. It is sequenced secondarily to skills or jobs that progressively build upon one another. Activities and experiences for both regular and special needs learners are provided. All of the units of instruction are intended to enable students to develop skills for employment in agriculture. The guide contains eight units. Each of the units is divided into several lessons, each containing preferred and minimum student expectations, classroom activities, and a glossary. Some of the topics covered include the following: how to use a modified curriculum, breeds of farm animals, soil and water use and protection, crop production, agricultural mechanics, use of tools, supervised farm experience programs, and Future Farmers of America. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum, Disabilities, Disadvantaged Youth, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Exceptional Persons, Farmers, Field Crops, Hand Tools, Job Skills, Job Training, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Secondary Education, Soil Conservation, Special Education, Student Organizations, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Water Resources, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Dept. of Industrial, Vocational and Technical Education.