ERIC Number: ED346290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Forest Technician. 2+2 Articulated Curriculum in Agricultural Technology.
This 2+2 articulated curriculum for the occupation of forest technician includes the following: program results and benefits; job description--forest technician; curriculum objective; duty and task listings for forest technician; recommended secondary and postsecondary course options flowchart; recommended student prerequisites; basic outlines for secondary and postsecondary courses; reference materials list; line drawing of recommended facility; list of recommended tools and equipment; competency profile; student monitoring and follow-up; career ladder information; recommended teacher approval criteria; and articulation agreement. Substantial lists of reference materials include the following: a list of references by secondary course title, a general reference list supplemental to course listings, and postsecondary references. Fifteen forest technician duties are listed: cruise timber; timber sales security; timber acquisition; timber marking; herbaceous control; insect and disease control; supervision of employees and contractors; job improvement; environmental impact management; public relations; controlled burning; site preparation; regeneration; record management; and operate and maintain equipment. For each task under a duty, the following are given: performance objective, standard, materials needed, enabling objectives, and performance guides. (NLA)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Career Ladders, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Environmental Standards, Forestry Occupations, Instructional Materials, Job Analysis, Lumber Industry, Paraprofessional Personnel, Pests, Plant Pathology, Postsecondary Education, Prerequisites, Public Relations, Required Courses, Secondary Education, Supervision, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Northeast Texas Community Coll., Mount Pleasant.; Daingerfield-Lone Star Independent School District, Daingerfield, TX.