ERIC Number: ED361583
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Aquaculture. Curriculum Guide for Agriscience 282.
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Dept. of Agricultural Education.
This curriculum guide provides materials for teachers to use in developing a course in "Exploring Aquaculture, Agriscience 282," one of 28 semester courses in agricultural science and technology for Texas high schools. This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the growing industry of aquaculture; it includes aquaculture career development activities as well as leadership and recordkeeping opportunities. The guide is organized in three sections. The first section lists essential elements common to all vocational courses and those specific to this course. The second section lists the units and topics of instruction and suggested time allocations for each unit and topic. Listed also are the catalog numbers of corresponding curriculum materials available from the Instructional Materials Service of Texas A&M University. Topics covered in the course include the following: the nature and significance of aquaculture, the origins of aquaculture, identifying aquacultural organisms, exploring career opportunities, the use of water resources, methods of aquaculture production systems, methods of aquabusiness planning and management, planning and conducting leadership activities related to aquaculture, and conducting supervised agricultural experience programs related to aquaculture. The final section provides topic goals and objectives targeted for the completion of the topic. (KC)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Agricultural Trends, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Educational Resources, High Schools, Leadership Training, State Curriculum Guides, Supervised Occupational Experience (Agriculture), Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Instructional Materials Service, Texas A&M University, F.E. Box 2588, College Station, TX 77843-2588.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Vocational and Applied Technology Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Dept. of Agricultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: Texas