ERIC Number: ED314628
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Agriculture. Access Skills. Vocational Readiness Skills. Missouri LINC. Assessing Vocational Education.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Practical Arts and Vocational-Technical Education.; Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.
This document contains agriculture occupations-related materials to help teachers and parents teach access skills to Missouri junior high and high school special needs students who want to pursue a vocational program in agribusiness, agricultural management, and economics; agriculture power, agricultural machinery, and small engine repair; or horticulture and landscaping. Access skills are defined as those skills needed to access vocational education programs and be successful in the world of work. An introduction explains this document's relationship to other documents about Missouri vocational education. The section on manual components describes the document's contents. The next three sections contains instructional activities in the chosen vocation. The activities cover each of the five major areas (math, physical demands and working environment, aptitudes, temperament, and vocational) of Missouri's Vocational Readiness Inventory. Competencies, an access skills checklist on which teachers can record student competence, occupational glossaries, teacher and student worksheets, worksheet answers, and resource lists are included. The next six sections are instructional modules on applying ratios in mixtures, communicating effectively with employers, co-workers and the public, gross motor skills, safety procedures, and tool identification. The modules include task analysis sheets and directions for instruction. The document concludes with competency lists for agriculture structures I, II, and III. (CML)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Objectives, Employment Potential, Horticulture, Interpersonal Competence, Landscaping, Mathematics Skills, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Small Engine Mechanics, Special Needs Students, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Education, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Maturity
Instructional Materials Laboratory, 10 London Hall, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211 ($13.30).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Practical Arts and Vocational-Technical Education.; Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri