ERIC Number: ED337675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Garden Center Management. 2+2 Articulated Curriculum in Agricultural Technology: First Year Final Report.
Northeast Texas Community Coll., Mount Pleasant.; Daingerfield-Lone Star Independent School District, Daingerfield, TX.
This guide is for an articulated two-year high school, two-year college curriculum for garden center management developed by two postsecondary and five secondary institutions and representatives of the private sector in Texas. The guide includes the following: (1) a brief description of the occupation of garden center manager; (2) the basic objective of the curriculum; (3) extensive duty and task lists for garden center management (including performance objective, standard, materials, enabling objectives, and performance guide for each task); (4) a flowchart showing the recommended secondary and postsecondary course options; (5) recommended student prerequisites including academic courses; (6) basic course outlines for grades 9-14; (7) a list of secondary reference materials keyed to courses; (8) a line drawing of recommended secondary facilities; (9) a list of recommended tools/equipment and estimated costs; (10) a competency profile; (11) an example of the student monitoring and follow-up system; (12) career ladder information; (13) recommended teacher approval criteria; and (14) a sample articulation agreement. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Articulation (Education), Business Administration, Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Educational Objectives, Entry Workers, Floriculture, Gardening, High Schools, Job Skills, Nurseries (Horticulture), Nursery Workers (Horticulture), Occupational Information, State Curriculum Guides, Two Year Colleges, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Community Colleges and Technical Institutes Div.; Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Northeast Texas Community Coll., Mount Pleasant.; Daingerfield-Lone Star Independent School District, Daingerfield, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas