ERIC Number: ED357155
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Nursery Operations. Florida Vocational Program Guide.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services.
This packet contains a program guide and a career map for the implementation of a nursery operations program in Florida secondary and postsecondary schools. The program guide describes the program content and structure, provides a program description, lists job titles under the program, explains licensing, and includes a curriculum framework and student performance standards for ornamental horticulture and nursery operations courses. The curriculum framework outlines major concepts and content, laboratory activities, program specifics, and intended outcomes; the student performance standards guide lists each standard and the behaviors expected to show mastery of each standard. The guide also provides information on the following: facility design for the nursery operation program, equipment, program implementation, teacher professional development, and instructional resources (a listing of 80 print materials, 12 audiovisuals, 2 computer software programs, and 44 sources of instructional materials). Appended to the program guide is a sample student learning guide that includes program title, course title, intended outcomes, activity, introduction, objectives, performance objective, tasks, references, tools and equipment, procedures, information sheets, laboratory sheets, self-check and answers, activity sheet, written test, and a performance test. The Career Merit Achievement Plan (Career MAP) is a checklist of student progress in the competencies required for entry into the field of nursery operations, to be kept by student and teacher. (KC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Entry Workers, Greenhouses, Horticulture, Job Skills, Nursery Workers (Horticulture), Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Plant Propagation, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. AG 400 BK 89--guide; AG 404 BK 89--Career Merit Achievement Plan).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida