ERIC Number: ED259158
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Agriculture. Swine Livestock.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
This task-based curriculum guide for agricultural production, specifically for swine, is intended to help the teacher develop a classroom management system where students learn by doing. Introductory materials include a Dictionary of Occupational Titles job code and title sheet, a task sheet for developing leadership skills, and a task list. Each task is then outlined in this format: statement of duty, statement of task, duty and task numbers, a checklist of achievement indicators, a statement of the criteria for achievement of competence, specification of required tools and equipment and resources, and lists of teacher activities and student learning activities. The tasks are categorized by seven duties: breeding swine, caring for swine, feeding swine, maintaining swine health, maintaining swine facilities, marketing swine, and using employability skills. Other contents include student and class achievement records, tool/equipment lists. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Animal Husbandry, Curriculum Guides, Evaluation Criteria, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Livestock, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Student Organizations, Vocational Education
Michigan Vocational Education Resource Center, 133 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1034.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.