SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 1:16:06 AMAGBUS 51 Course Outline as of Summer 2010

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AGBUS 51Title:  AGRICULTURE LEADERSHIP  
Full Title:  Agriculture Leadership
Last Reviewed:12/7/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 70.1

Catalog Description:
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The course is designed to assist students in developing their knowledge and skills regarding leadership theory and practice related to agricultural organizations. It will improve their understanding of group dynamics and human interactions associated with a variety of private, governmental, and non-profit agriculture enterprises. Practical experience will be gained through participation in a number of parliamentary and administrative activities with varying degrees of diversity between semesters.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The course is designed to assist students in developing their knowledge and skills regarding leadership theory and practice related to agricultural organizations. It will improve their understanding of group dynamics and human interactions associated with a variety of private, governmental, and non-profit agriculture enterprises. Practical experience will be gained through participation in a number of parliamentary and administrative activities with varying degrees of diversity between semesters.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1997Inactive:Fall 2016
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students will be able to:
1. Lead a meeting using parliamentary procedure.
2. Present and dispose of motions - main, priviliged, subsidiary, and incidental motions.
3. Develop agendas and resources for organizational meetings.
4. Participate in a group activity utilizing consensus processes.
5. Organize, coordinate, and implement a group activity.
6. Participate in activities by cooperating and working with others in a variety of agricultural business organizations.
7. Develop leadership traits and communication skills, both oral and written.
 
Repeating students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate increased ability to lead a meeting or project.
2. Assume increased responsibility in organization and group dynamics.
3. Articulate leadership issues with greater clarity.
4. Perform with higher standards in parliamentary procedure.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Parliamentary Procedure
    A. Purposes and terminology of Parliamentary Procedure
    B. Development of agendas or organization of meetings
    C. Organizational structures, constitutions, and by-laws
    D. Officer and member responsibilities
    E. Committees - appointment, chairship, function
    F. Motions
       1. Main motion
       2. Privileged motions
       3. Subsidiary motions
       4. Incidental motions
    G. Presentation and disposal of motions
    H. Debate, discussion, strategy
II.  Leadership
    A. Study of behavioral/leadership theories
    B. Leadership styles
    C. Developing leadership traits and communication skills
III. Group Dynamics
    A. Group development
    B. Managing conflicts in groups
    C. Participating in activities by cooperation
IV.  Participation in Parliamentary/Administrative Activities
        NOTE:  Activities may vary from semester to semester; i.e. Regional/Sectional FFA Leadership Contests, SRJC Field Day, SRJC Feeder Lamb Sale, Day Under The Oaks, SRJC Ag Club Outreach and Recruitment, California Community College Leadership conferences/workshops, Harvest Fair, Sonoma County Farm Bureau, and Ag Association activities.
V.  Increased and advanced leadership, communication and parliamentary skills for repeating students.

Assignments:
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1.  Term paper of approximately five pages
2.  Weekly papers of one or two pages
3.  Text cases and exercises
4.  Tests and final exam
5.  Expectation of advanced and improved  skills with each repeat of the class

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Written homework, term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Text cases and exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 40%
Test and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Roberts Rules of Order Revised, by General Henry Robert.  Publisher: William Morrow and Company, 1991 (Classic)
Skills for Managers and Leaders - Text, Cases and Exercises, by Gary Yurl.  Publisher: Prenctice Hall, 1990  (Classic)

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