ERIC Number: ED203167
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Competency-Based Horticulture: Turfgrass Maintenance Worker.
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
This competency-based horticulture curriculum guide is designed to provide secondary and postsecondary horticulture teachers with a task-oriented program for training turfgrass maintenance workers. It contains a master resource list, a listing of turfgrass maintenance resources available from various states, and 59 competency task sheets organized into 11 competency areas. These areas are equipment operation and maintenance; general turfgrass maintenance; maintenance of trees and shrubs; maintenance of greens and trees; maintenance of fairways, roughs, and traps; maintenance of water hazards; maintenance of facilities; ground preparation; propagation and growth; harvesting; and maintenance. A task statement, a performance objective, suggested learning activities, evaluation procedures, selected resources, and a performance guide are provided in each competency task sheet. Instructor checklists designed to help instructors determine acceptable levels of student performance are also included in the units. (Related competency-based horticulture curriculum guides in the areas of gardening/groundskeeping and floriculture are available separately through ERIC--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Educational Resources, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Fertilizers, Grounds Keepers, Guidelines, Harvesting, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Landscaping, Learning Activities, Maintenance, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Plant Growth, Plant Pathology, Plant Propagation, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Trees, Turf Management, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.