ERIC Number: ED409428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Agribusiness and Natural Resources Education. Vocational Education Program Courses Standards.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech., Adult, and Community Education.
This document contains vocational education program course standards (curriculum frameworks and student performance standards) for exploratory courses, practical arts courses, and job preparatory programs offered at the secondary and postsecondary level as part of the agribusiness and natural resources education component of Florida's comprehensive vocational education program. Curriculum frameworks are provided for 27 programs/clusters: introduction to agriscience technology and environmental sciences; orientation to agriscience technology and environmental sciences; exploration of agriscience technology and environmental sciences; fundamentals of agriscience; agribusiness cooperative education-on-the-job training; agricultural business technology; agricultural education directed study; agricultural mechanics cluster (agricultural machinery mechanics, agricultural machinery operations, diversified agricultural mechanics); agricultural production technology; agricultural sales and services; agricultural technology; animal products processing; aquaculture; citrus production technology; crop and specialty plant production; environmental horticulture science and services cluster (floriculture, irrigation operations, landscape operations, nursery operations, sport and recreational turf operations); forest management; forestry and natural resources cluster; forest technology; golf course operations; landscape technology; ornamental horticulture technology; park management; pest control technology; turf equipment management; veterinary and animal science and services cluster; and zoo animal technology. Each curriculum framework includes some or all of the following: program title, occupational area, grade level, length, certification awarded; major concepts/content covered in the course; laboratory activities; special notes; and intended outcomes. (MN)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Conservation Education, Curriculum, Employment Qualifications, Entry Workers, Environmental Education, Equipment Utilization, Evaluation Criteria, Forestry Occupations, Horticulture, Job Skills, Natural Resources, Off Farm Agricultural Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Turf Management, Veterinary Assistants, Vocational Education, Zoos
Florida Department of Education, Product Distribution, Tallahassee, FL 32399 (order no. AG 483 BK 97).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech., Adult, and Community Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida