Understanding Agriculture: New Directions for Education

Understanding Agriculture: New Directions for Education

by ~ Committee on Agricultural Education in Secondary Schools, National Research Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309039363

ISBN-13: 9780309039369

Pub. Date: 03/25/1996

Publisher: National Academies Press

This book responds to the widespread recognition among experts that our educational system needs to change in order to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the future vitality of U.S. agriculture. Understanding Agriculture focuses on agricultural literacy (education about agriculture) and vocational agricultural education (education

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This book responds to the widespread recognition among experts that our educational system needs to change in order to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the future vitality of U.S. agriculture. Understanding Agriculture focuses on agricultural literacy (education about agriculture) and vocational agricultural education (education in agriculture). The section on agricultural literacy addresses the teaching of science through agriculture, teacher education and training, model educational programs, community support, and agricultural career exploration programs. Vocational agricultural education is examined in terms of program enrollment, availability and content, supervised occupational experiences, the Future Farmers of America program, and teacher education and supply.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309039369
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
03/25/1996
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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