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This document lists core standards and occupational knowledge amd skills that have been identified/validated by industry as necessary to all Georgia students in secondary-level environmental and agricultural sciences programs. First, foundation skills are grouped as follows: basic skills (reading, writing, arithmetic/mathematics, listening, speaking); thinking skills (creative thinking, decision making, problem solving, seeing things in the mind's eye, knowing how to learn, reasoning); and personal qualities (responsibility, self-esteem, sociability, self-management, integrity, honesty). The second section, which lists competencies specific to the environmental/agricultural sciences cluster, is organized by the following categories/subcategories: resources (time, money, materials and facilities, human resources); interpersonal (participating as a team member, teaching others new skills, serving clients and customers, exercising leadership, negotiating, working with diversity); information (acquiring, evaluating, organizing, maintaining, interpreting, and communicating information and using computers to process information); systems (understanding systems, monitoring and correcting performance, improving and designing systems); and technology (selecting and applying technology, maintaining and troubleshooting equipment). Each section includes the following: skill statement(s); performance standard(s); list of occupational knowledge and skills; and code number under which the knowledge/skill is listed in Georgia's career cluster standards. (MN)

Descriptors: Academic Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Employment Qualifications, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians, Information Management, Interpersonal Competence, Resource Allocation, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Systems Approach, Technology Transfer, Thinking Skills, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education

Author: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Occupational Studies.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=12481&id=ED391893

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