ERIC Number: ED382847
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Soil, Plant, and Crop Science. Teacher Edition.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This package contains an instructor's manual, an instructor's resource package, and a student workbook for a course in agricultural production and management as it relates to crop production. The module contains 17 units of instruction, each of which contains some or all of the following components: objective sheet, instructor's guide, information sheet, assignment sheet, job sheet and skill test record, written test, answers to assignment sheets and written test, transparency masters, learning activity package (LAP) sheet handouts, and other required media. These components are organized within three sections as follows: (1) instructor's manual--information on measuring student performance gains, required criteria for a competency-based education program, a curriculum and duty-task matrix, a basic skills matrix, one set per unit of the instructor's guide, answers, and test code sheets; (2) instructor's resource section--a LAP sheet, transparency masters, and the written test; and (3) student workbook--objective sheets, information sheets, assignment sheets, and job sheets. Unit components are tied to measurable and observable learning outcomes, and most units of instruction are designed for use in more than one lesson or class period. The following topics are covered in the 17 units: introduction to soil, plant, and crop science; safety; careers; soils; soil sampling; fertilizers and irrigation; soil conservation practices; land uses and classification; land legal descriptions; growth and reproduction; seeds and plants; common pests; controlling pests; native and improved pastures; harvesting; marketing crops and grades; and price trends and cycles. A booklet describes the NPK$PLUS interactive software program on soil testing that is available from the Department of Agronomy, Oklahoma State University. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Fertilizers, Field Crops, Harvesting, Horticulture, Land Use, Learning Activities, Plants (Botany), Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Soil Science, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, 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. AG2008: $173; additional student editions, order no. AG3008: $10).
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.
Note: For a related document, see ED 380 621.