ERIC Number: ED431083
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agronomy, Calculators, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Decimal Fractions, Developed Nations, Expenditures, Foreign Countries, Income, Instructional Materials, Land Use, Learning Activities, Mathematics Skills, Measurement, Numeracy, Percentage, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Volume (Mathematics)
Language Australia National Resource Centre, GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst., Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia