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ERIC Number: ED301671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Agricultural Education Service Area Resource. Competency-Based Education.
Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum Center.
This resource contains all available occupational, student organization, classroom management, and competency documentation information for agricultural education programs taught in Virginia. Its primary purpose is to assist teachers and curriculum specialists in developing instructional materials that meet competency-based education (CBE) standards and requirements for vocational and adult programs. Section I on occupational information provides specific information concerning the occupational nature of the work and references to sources listing places of employment, training, qualifications, employment outlook, working conditions, and salary. Section II provides information about the role of student organizations in vocational education and about the specific activities of the Future Farmers of America. Section III illustrates samples of classroom management systems developed by teachers incorporating competency-based vocational education techniques into their courses and programs, including lesson plans, student task sheets, learning contracts, and self-contained learning systems. Section IV contains information on the characteristics of grading and recording systems for CBE. It contains sample classroom, permanent record, and recording systems. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum Center.
Note: For a related document, see ED 300 574.