ERIC Number: ED337612
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Employment in Agribusiness. Teacher Edition. Second Edition.
Crummett, Dan M.; Newport, Alan K.
This curriculum guide is designed to help teachers prepare students with the variety of skills that will help them obtain jobs that can turn into rewarding careers in agribusiness. The guide also serves as a resource for students participating in agricultural sales and service competitions sponsored by student organizations such as Future Farmers of America. The guide contains 16 units of instruction, each including some or all of the following: objective sheet, suggested activities for the teacher, assignment sheets and written test with answers, unit evaluation form, teacher supplements, transparency masters, information sheets, assignment sheets, student supplements, and job sheets. Units cover the following topics: employment information; training plans and agreements; wages, taxes, and fringe benefits; human relations; communication skills; economic systems; business organizations; business machines; sales procedures; operating procedures; customer credit; safety in the workplace; storage and movement of goods; sales techniques; advertising and marketing techniques; and display techniques. Supplementary materials for teachers include the following: information on using the guide; academic and workplace skills classifications; competency profile; instructional/task analysis; related academic and workplace skills list; tools, materials, and equipment list; 69 references; 191-item glossary; and forms for training plans and agreements, job placement applications, weekly job reports, student evaluation, and teacher records. (KC)
Descriptors: Advertising, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Behavioral Objectives, Citations (References), Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Course Content, Definitions, Economics, Educational Resources, Equipment, Hand Tools, High Schools, Human Relations, Lesson Plans, Marketing, Merchandising, Occupational Information, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Recordkeeping, Salesmanship, Small Businesses, Taxes, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Transparencies, Transportation, Units of Study, Wages
Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Inc., 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (order no. 92-008359).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.