SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 4:14:18 AMAGBUS 151 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AGBUS 151Title:  AGRICULTURE LEADERSHIP  
Full Title:  Agriculture Leadership
Last Reviewed:2/27/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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The course involves the study of leadership theories and practices and their applications in agricultural organizations. The content is organized to provide students the skills for understanding group dynamics, leadership development, effective communication, agriculture literacy, and advocacy within private, governmental, and non-profit agriculture enterprises. Practical experience will be gained through planning and participation in a number of community and outreach events in the agriculture industry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The course involves the study of  leadership theories and practices and their applications in agricultural organizations. The content is organized to provide students the skills for understanding group dynamics, leadership development, effective communication, agriculture literacy, and advocacy within private, governmental, and non-profit agriculture enterprises. Practical experience will be gained through planning and participation in a number of community and outreach events in the agriculture industry.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Explain different leadership styles and their associated characteristics in agribusiness
2.  Apply skills necessary to effectively plan and run business meetings in agriculture
3.  Plan implement, and evaluate a group activity or event within the local agriculture community
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Plan and run business meetings in agriculture using parliamentary procedures
2. Discuss leadership theories and leadership styles
3. Develop leadership traits and communication skills, both oral and written
4. Organize, coordinate, and implement a group activity
5. Explain group dynamics and team development in organizations
6. Participate in activities by cooperating and working with others in a variety of agricultural
    business organizations
7. Plan, implement and evaluate a community event for the agriculture industry
8. Develop and deliver agriculture-related presentations for both educational and community
    settings

Topics and Scope
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I. Leadership
    A. Study of behavioral/leadership theories
    B. Leadership styles
    C. Developing leadership traits and communication skills
II. Leadership in Groups and Teams
    A. Group dynamics and development
    B. Team leadership
    C. Managing conflict in groups
    D.  Group decision making
    E. Evaluation of group performance
III. Leadership and Diversity in Agriculture Organizations
    A. Organizational culture
    B. Developing and supporting positive and trusting team culture
    C. Leadership and diversity
         1. understanding and managing diversity
          2. fostering and promoting diversity
    D. Ethical behavior and leadership
IV. Planning and Running Effective Meetings using Parliamentary Procedure
    A. Purpose and terminology of Parliamentary Procedure
    B. Organizational structures, constitutions, and by-laws
    C. Developing agendas and organizing meetings
    D. Officer and member responsibilities
    E. Committees - functions, organization and leadership
    F. Running meetings using parliamentary procedures
V. Event Planning, Agriculture Literacy and Outreach
    A. Effective presentation skills
     B. Developing promotional materials for agriculture education.
    C. Planning and running educational outreach events
    D. Co-sponsoring events with agriculture industry partners
    E. Organizing/ participating in agriculture conferences/workshops
VI. Personal Growth and Development as Related to Agribusiness
    A. Developing a personal portfolio
     B. Job interview preparation
    C. Career planning

Assignments:
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1. Term paper on a current trends in agriculture, approximately five pages
2. Class meetings, agendas and minutes
3. Outreach presentation and associated activities (1-2 per semester)
4. Planning, implementing and evaluating a community event in Sonoma County
5. Case study reflections (4-5 per smester, 1-2 pages each)
6. Personal portfolio
7. Quizzes (4 -6)
8. Final exam

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%
Term paper, reflections, event evaluations
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
presentations, event planning, meeting reports and minutes
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 40%
Quizzes and Final Exam (multiple choice, true/false, short answer)
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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Instructor prepared materials
Introduction to Leadership. 3rd ed. Northhouse, Peter G. Sage. 2014
Effective Leadership: Theory, Cases, and Applications. Humphrey, Ronald H. Sage. 2014
 
Classic Literature:
Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised. 11th ed. Robert III, Henry and Honemann, Daniel and Balch, Thomas. Da Capo Press. 2011
Skills for Managers and Leaders - Text, Cases and Exercises. Yukl, Gary. Prenctice Hall. 1990

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