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ERIC Number: ED431083
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 117
Abstractor: N/A
Farm Management and Leadership. Numeracy. Level 1. Level 2. Level 3. Support Materials for Agricultural Training.
Batman, Kangan; Gadd, Nick; Lucas, Michele
This publication contains the three numeracy units of the three levels of Support Materials for Agricultural Training (SMAT) in farm management and leadership: Level 1 (starting), 2 (continuing), and 3 (completing). The units are designed to help the learner improve his or her numeracy skills needed to deal with farm management. SMAT materials can be used by the individual, with a mentor, or in a group or class. An introduction describes how to use the materials, types of activities, and materials needed. Each level contains agriculture-related mathematics activities. Model answers are provided. Topics covered in Level 1 are as follows: calculator use; invoices and payment advice sheets; percentage and decimals; and measuring length, area, and perimeter. Topics covered in Level 2 are budgets, costs, and comparing costs to income. Topics covered in Level 3 are measuring and volume. (YLB)
Language Australia National Resource Centre, GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia; e-mail:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst., Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia