ERIC Number: ED336574
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Ornamental Horticulture Production Occupations. Curriculum Guide.
Reneau, Fred; And Others
This curriculum guide contains guidesheets for the ornamental horticulture production occupations. Each guidesheet provides a job-relevant task; performance objective, with task, performance standard, source of standard, and conditions for performance of task; enabling objectives; a list of resources; teaching activities; a criterion-referenced measure; performance guide; and evaluation checklist. A total of 165 performance objectives are categorized into seven duties: (1) performing administrative functions; (2) preparing soil and growing media; (3) propagating horticultural plants; (4) growing plants; (5) performing maintenance operations; (6) harvesting plants; and (7) performing sales. Appendixes include a task list and job titles, definition of terms, tool and equipment list, 234-item bibliography, 13-item state-of-the-art literature bibliography, and 22-item sources of standards bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Competency Based Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Guides, Equipment Maintenance, Harvesting, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Plant Growth, Plant Propagation, Postsecondary Education, Salesmanship, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale. Dept. of Agricultural Education and Mechanization.