ERIC Number: ED380617
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Fruit and Nut Production. Teacher Edition.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This instructor's guide contains the materials required to teach the fruit and nut production component of a competency-based horticulture course that is intended to provide students with technical skills and the basic business skills to run a successful operation or be a productive employee. The following topics are covered in the 12 instructional units: identify fruits and nuts; select and prepare a site for fruit and nut crops; propagate, plant, maintain, fertilize, and irrigate fruit and nut crops; control pests in fruit and nut production; harvest fruits and nuts; perform postharvest functions; inventory, ship, and maintain merchandise; and sell fruit and nut crops. Each unit contains some or all of the following: performance objectives, suggested activities for instructors, information sheets, optional supplemental instructional materials, activity sheets, assignment sheets, job sheets, written tests, test answers, and unit reference lists. Throughout the curriculum, academic skills training is combined with applied technology instruction, and a system of icons is used to help instructors identify activities into which training in the following basic skills has been infused: reading, science, creative thinking/problem solving, writing, oral communication, employability, math, interpersonal skills, and social studies. A basic skills documentation matrix correlates skills with units of instruction. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Basic Business Education, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Business Skills, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Horticulture, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (instructional package, 1 teacher and 10 student editions, order no. AG2031: $94; student edition, AG3031: $6).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.