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JEDT 022 - Horticulture Assistant
Course Details
Course Code:
JEDT 022

Calendar Description:
The Horticulture Assistant course equips students with the knowledge and skills to cultivate plants including fruits and vegetables for personal use in various Community Gardens.

Date First Offered:
2010-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 180
Lecture Hours: 45
Field Experience Hours: 135


Total Weeks:
12

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Fruit and vegetable knowledge
Garden tools and equipment
Garden plot preparation
Plant care and propagation
Weeding
Watering
Extraction of fruit and vegetables
Prepare fruit and vegetables


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

- Demonstrate the knowledge of fruit and vegetable names
- Demonstrate the proper use of garden tools and equipment
- Prepare garden plot for planting
- Plant various fruit and vegetables
- Demonstrate weeding techniques
- Demonstrate watering techniques
- Extract fruit and vegetables
- Prepare fruit and vegetable for personal use, resale or donation to community organizations


Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
Pass (50%)

Grading Weight:
Assignments: 10 %
Field Experience: 70 %
Participation: 20 %


Number of Assignments:
2

Nature of Participation:
Attend to and follow instructions, participate in a group environment, show a positive attitude towards fellow students and instructor, interact in classroom discussions and be punctual for class.

Percentage of Individual Work:
10

Percentage of Group Work:
90

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Text Books:

Required - N/A, Support Materials provided by Instructor
Optional - Hole, Lois, 1993, Vegetable Favorites (Lone Pine Publisher). Chapters Covered: All
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