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ERIC Number: ED352462
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Pages: 76
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Illinois Plan for Agricultural Education: An Implementation Guide for Secondary Programs.
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Office of Agricultural Communications and Education.
This guide presents strategies for developing or upgrading secondary school agricultural education programs with the Illinois Agricultural Education Core Curriculum. Following an introduction, the guide provides the following: (1) the goals of the Education for Employment K-adult curriculum model; (2) a rationale for this curriculum change; (3) an explanation of the five phases of agricultural education; (4) a description of the nature and scope of agricultural education in grades 9-12 and how to implement it; (5) an explanation of how teachers can use the core curriculum's 141 problem areas as resource units; (6) information on labs, facilities, and equipment suggested for biology and chemistry, food science, physical science, agribusiness, storage, and greenhouse/plant science labs; (7) a short summary; (8) a list of 10 references; and (9) five appendices. The appendices consist of the following: core problem areas classified according to primary emphasis and level of instruction; a matrix of problem areas with occupational tasks; directions on developing agricultural course outlines from core units and problem areas; and core curriculum course planning forms. (CML)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: 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