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ERIC Number: ED411408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 542
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7732-5281-9
ISSN: N/A
Agriculture. Guide to Standards and Implementation. Career & Technology Studies.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
With this Career and Technology Studies (CTS) curriculum guide, secondary students in Alberta can do the following: develop skills that can be applied in their daily lives; refine career-planning skills; develop technology-related skills in agriculture; enhance employability skills, especially in foods; and apply and reinforce learning developed in other subject areas. The curriculum is organized in strands and modules. This guide encompassing the agriculture strand contains 33 modules that define what a student is expected to know and be able to do (competencies). The guide is organized in the following parts: (1) program rationale and philosophy, learner expectations, program organization, curriculum and assessment standards, and types of competencies in career and technology studies; (2) strand rationale and philosophy and strand organization for agriculture; (3) planning for instruction for career and technology studies and for agriculture courses; (4) module curriculum and assessment standards for introductory level agriculture competencies; (5) module curriculum and assessment standards for intermediate level agriculture competencies; (6) module curriculum and assessment standards for advanced level agriculture competencies; (7) assessment tools; (8) linkages and transitions; (9) learning resource guide; and (10) sample student learning guides. Modules cover the following broad topics: production, consumer products/services, landscape/turf management, floral design, marketing, agricultural technology, resource management, animal husbandry, field crops, livestock/poultry, agrifoods, equine, protected structures, soils management, pest management, nursery/greenhouse crops, biotechnology, water management, and sustainable agriculture. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada