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Fritsch, Eva-Maria; Lechner-Walz, Cornelia; Dreesmann, Daniel C. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
In terms of sustainability, renewable resources, nourishment and healthy diet, crops are important to the public. Thus, knowledge of crops is needed in order to enable people to participate in public discussions and take responsibility. This is in contrast to former surveys showing that students' knowledge of and interest in plants in general,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Questionnaires, Knowledge Level
Ramsey, Jon W.; Edwards, M. Craig – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2011
The National Research Council's (NRC) Report (1988), Understanding Agriculture: New Directions for Education, called on secondary agricultural education to shift its scope and purpose, including students' supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs). The NRC asserted that this shift should create opportunities for students to acquire supervised…
Descriptors: Expertise, Delphi Technique, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Skills
Hilgenberg, Gene; And Others – 1984
This curriculum guide is intended to assist persons teaching a course in microcomputer applications in agriculture. (These applications are designed to be used on Apple IIe or TRS-80 microcomputers.) Addressed in the individual units of instruction are the following topics: microcomputer operating procedures; procedures for evaluating and…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production
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Zerger, Sarah – Natural Sciences Education, 2017
Sugarcane aphids are becoming a more prevalent pest in sorghum in the United States, especially in the south and are making their way north. There are many management practices that can be used on sugarcane aphids, the most important being scouting and maintaining populations. The most common mistake once a pest has been found is to immediately…
Descriptors: Natural Sciences, Animals, Farm Management, Agricultural Production
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McSwiney, Claire P.; Bohm, Sven; Grace, Peter R.; Robertson, G. Philip – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2010
Opportunities for farmers to participate in greenhouse gas (GHG) credit markets require that growers, students, extension educators, offset aggregators, and other stakeholders understand the impact of agricultural practices on GHG emissions. The Farming Systems Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculator, a web-based tool linked to the SOCRATES soil…
Descriptors: Climate, Horticulture, Influence of Technology, Fuels
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Teplitski, Max; McMahon, Margaret J. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2006
The implementation of problem-based learning (PBL) and other inquiry-driven educational techniques is often resisted by both faculty and students, who may not be comfortable with this learning/instructional style. We present here a hybrid approach, which combines elements of expository education with inquiry-driven laboratory exercises and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Laboratories, Science Curriculum, Student Attitudes
Lane, Robert A. – Journal of Agronomic Education, 1986
Assesses the benefits resulting from a laboratory field project and report for agricultural students in an introductory crop science course. Student responses to evaluation statements indicated that the project helped them identify crops, understand cultural and management practices, and recognize environmental influences that affect crop…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Science, Experiential Learning
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. – 1981
This competency-based horticulture curriculum guide is designed to provide secondary and postsecondary horticulture teachers with a task-oriented program in floriculture. It contains a master resource list, a listing of floriculture resources available from various states, and 89 competency task sheets organized into nine competency areas. These…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education
Ethridge, James I. – 1979
This resource catalog of horticulture curriculum materials for students with special needs is divided into twenty-seven instructional areas: aboriculture; annuals; entomology; floral crops production; floral design and flower shop operations; garden center; greenhouse; ground covers and hedges; herbs; house plants; landscape construction and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Annotated Bibliographies, Directories, Disabilities
Sailors, Robert A. – 1983
This study guide was specifically designed for individuals preparing to take the Georgia Teacher Certification Test (TCT) in agriculture. The agriculture test was developed by the National Evaluation Systems, Inc. and educators in Georgia. The test covers 13 subareas: (1) plant science; (2) crop management; (3) animal science; (4) livestock and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Dept. of Agricultural and Industrial Education. – 1983
This core curriculum consists of materials for use in conducting a two-year secondary level agricultural education course. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: leadership; agricultural career planning; supervised occupational experience programs (SOEPs); agricultural mechanics (shop management and safety,…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery
Nashville - Davidson County Metropolitan Public Schools, TN. – 1984
This guide, which was written as an initial step in the development of a systemwide articulated curriculum sequence for all vocational programs within the Metropolitan Nashville Public School System, outlines the suggested scope and sequence of a 4-year program in urban horticulture. The guide consists of a course description; general course…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education
Biondo, Ron; And Others – 1982
This curriculum guide includes teaching packets for 21 problem areas to be included in a core curriculum for 10th grade students enrolled in a rural agricultural program. Covered in the four units included in this volume are crop science (harvesting farm crops and growing small grains); soil science and conservation of natural resources…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills
Ohio Vocational Agriculture Instructional Materials Service, Columbus. – 1968
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry
American Vocational Association, Washington, DC. Agricultural Education Div. – 1970
The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to provide teachers of vocational agriculture, agricultural supervisors, and agricultural teacher educators with information on current curriculum materials available to them. Classified according to the AGDEX filing system, the 163 references are grouped under the headings: (1) Field Crops, (2)…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Occupations, Agronomy
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