ERIC Number: ED338908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
A Curriculum Guide for Ornamental Horticulture Production Occupations. South Carolina Guide for Ornamental Horticulture Production Occupations. Addendum.
Reneau, Fred; And Others
A curriculum for the jobs of specialty grower, plant propagator, and horticultural worker I and II is provided in this guide. It contains curriculum guidesheets for seven duties: performing administrative functions; preparing soil and growing media; propagating horticultural plants; growing plants; performing maintenance operations; harvesting plants; and performing sales. Each duty includes a performance objective (task, standard of performance of task, source of standard, and conditions for performance of task); enabling objectives; resources; teaching activities; criterion referenced measure; application; performance guide; and evaluation checklist. Four appendices are included: task list and job titles; definition of terms; tools and equipment list; and a bibliography containing 234 references, 13 state-of-the-art literature listings, and lists of 14 personal interviews, 8 professional organizations, 27 trade publications, and 22 sources of standards. An addendum adapts the curriculum for South Carolina teachers. It includes the following: a matrix that correlates competencies with page numbers in the guide and addendum, 18 additional duties, sample forms, and 19 references. (NLA)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Greenhouses, Job Performance, Landscaping, Machine Repairers, Mechanical Equipment, Nurseries (Horticulture), Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Pests, Plants (Botany), Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Turf Management
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.; Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.