ERIC Number: ED358350
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Environmental Horticulture. Florida Vocational Program Guide.
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services.
This vocational program guide is intended to assist in the organization, operation, and evaluation of a program in environmental horticulture in school districts, area vocational centers, and community colleges. The following topics are covered: program content and structure (job titles and curriculum framework and student performance standards); facilities (design criteria, shop and laboratory, suggested equipment and supplies, classroom, and safety); program implementation (agriculture enhancement teaching-learning plans, student learning guide, and student organization participation); professional considerations (teacher certification and professional organizations and support services); and instructional resources (sources of print and audiovisual materials and software and teacher-recommended materials). Sample teaching-learning plans, a sample student learning guide, and sample related math exercises for environmental horticulture are appended. A Career Merit Achievement Plan (Career MAP) for use in recording the progress of students enrolled in a environmental horticulture program is packaged with the program guide. Included in the Career MAP are a list of relevant job titles, overview of the MAP and directions for using it, guidelines for rating student performance standards, and charts detailing the various subcompetencies of the environmental horticulture skills and work environment readiness skills covered in the environmental horticulture program. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Environmental Education, Evaluation Criteria, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Administration, Program Content, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Test Items
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. AG 411 BK 91, guide; AG 410 BK 91, Career Merit Achievement Plan).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Administrators
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