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ERIC Number: ED348477
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 1813
Abstractor: N/A
Agricultural Business and Management Materials for Agricultural Education Programs. Core Agricultural Education Curriculum, Central Cluster.
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Office of Agricultural Communications and Education.
This curriculum guide contains 5 teaching units for 44 agricultural business and management cluster problem areas. These problem areas have been selected as suggested areas of study to be included in a core curriculum for secondary students enrolled in an agricultural education program. The five units are as follows: (1) agribusiness operation and management; (2) animal science; (3) plant and soil science; (4) food science and technology; and (5) agricultural engineering/mechanization. Each problem area includes some or all of the following components: related problem areas, prerequisite problem areas, occupational tasks addressed, learning assessment plan sheets, instructor's guide, information sheets, student worksheets or assignment sheets and keys, demonstrations, transparency masters, and a discussion guide for transparencies. Suggestions are made for use of the core materials, including specific suggestions for using the different components of a problem area. Representative problem areas include marketing agricultural products and services; financing the agribusiness; understanding the animal production industry; classifying animals; enhancing soil fertility; preventing soil erosion and managing land; processing agricultural products; adhering to government regulations; welding and metalworking; designing, building, and maintaining agriculture services; and identifying career opportunities. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Office of Agricultural Communications and Education.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois