ERIC Number: ED344015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A How-To-Manual for Agricultural Occupations. 2 + 2.
The aim of the Texas model articulation programs, commonly 2 years of postsecondary instruction. This "how-to" manual for 2+2 2 year of postsecondary instruction. This 'how-to" manual for 2+2 Agricultural Occupations provides secondary students with the opportunity to develop saleable skills upon completion of the first 2 years of competency-based curriculum. The curriculum includes occupationally specific courses, general academic courses, and workplace competencies. The first three sections outline the rationale behind the 2+2 program and the needs assessment that determined its curricula, and provide a list of the advisory committee members. Other sections deal with developing the curriculum; basic course outlines; instructor qualifications; program/curriculum; the makeup and selection of the 2+2 development and implementation staff; student follow-up, the articulation agreements process, and evaluation. Two appendices provide 2+2 user's group definitions and 2+2 agriculture curriculum examples. The 10 examples provided form half of this document; they are: sample duty and task list for agriculture 2+2 programs; description of the occupation and basic objective of the curriculum; secondary to postsecondary flowchart; recommended student prerequisites; sample basic agricultural course outlines; sample reference materials; sample line drawing of recommended facilities; sample tools and equipment; sample competency profile; and sample articulation agreement. (NLA)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, High Schools, Job Skills, Needs Assessment, Occupational Information, Prerequisites, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Community Colleges and Technical Institutes Div.
Authoring Institution: Daingerfield-Lone Star Independent School District, Daingerfield, TX.