AG-096 Field Internship

Course Description:

Designed to give the student field experience with a cooperating supervisor from either a government or private agricultural organization. This is for students who are in the last semester of the certificate program.

A.  PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOME (PLOs): 

      The student will be able to:

1.   Able to apply/exercise/practice overall abilities gain/learn from all other courses in a working environment.

 

B.  STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) – GENERAL:

The student will be able to:

1.      Apply knowledge and skills learn from other completed AFT courses to solve problems faced by agriculture in real life;

2.      Practice communication skills in the workplace; and

3.      Recognize local agriculture problems in FSM

 

SLO

PLO1

1

IDM

2

IDM

3

DM

 

I = Introduced

D = Demonstrated

M = Mastered

 

C.  STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) – SPECIFIC: 

      The student will be able to: 

 

      General SLO 1. Apply knowledge and skills to a range of problems faced by agriculture and food technology in an actual workplace.

Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

1.1   Complete tasks assigned by required supervisor.

Report

1.2 Propose strategies and solution to simple or situations encountered in the workplace.

Meeting reporting

1.3 Demonstrate the ability to work independently under supervision or other member of team.

Supervisor evaluation

1.4 Demonstrate safety in the workplace.

Practice in workplace

1.5 Demonstrates professionalism and ethics in the workplace.

Supervisor evaluation

     

      General SLO 2.  Practice communication skills in the workplace. 

Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Demonstrate writing skills by daily documentation tasks in daily log.

Instructor assessment of daily log

2.2 Able to strategize and give simple solutions to problems encountered in daily activities at workplace.

Daily report and discussion with supervisor

2.3 Demonstrate ability to recognized personal faults and take responsibilities for ones actions.

Daily discussion with supervisor

 

 

General SLO 3. Recognize actual agriculture problems within FSM.

Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Demonstrate ability to work together as a team member.

Group discussion and evaluation by supervisor

3.2 Demonstrate ability to resolve simple issues or problems regarding agriculture locally.

Survey, evaluation, discussions and presentation

 

D.  COURSE CONTENT

1.      Introduction:

a.       daily log or dairy

b.      survey data

c.       meeting data

d.      specimen collection data

e.       power point presentation

2.      Weekly meeting with instructor

3.      Workplace assignment in a commercial farm or agencies, government agencies, non government agencies involved in agriculture

 

E.  METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

1.      First week: In class meeting with students informing students of requirement for the class and what they are to do at work station

2.      The students is required to participate in meetings as arranged by the instructor/coordinator/supervisor and is required to record every activity that he/she attends

3.      Student is required to work according to the schedule set by the farm or agency, agreed upon with the instructor/coordinator/supervisor, and to maintain a daily dairy/log/data of all work activities assigned by the supervisor

 

F.  REQURIED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS

No required textbook

Students are required to have a daily log book

 

G.  REFERENCE MATERIALS

None

 

H.  INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS

      None

 

I.   EVALUATION

None

 

J.   CREDIT BY EXAMINATION

      None

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