1. Develop a task specific understanding of organic grape growing.
2. Identify a wide variety of key elements, sub-elements, their
relationships and implications in the processes of organic grape growing.
3. Diagram these elements, sub-elements, etc. in a "knowledge mapping"
format for future use and reference.
4. Describe in detail a variety of organic grape growing methods, their
purposes, strengths, weaknesses and appropriate applications.
5. Demonstrate a familiarity with organic grape growers in Sonoma County.
6. Create a "course book" as a reference guide, including all materials
presented, their own notes, observations, etc. and a host of handouts,
readouts and printouts on the specifics of organic viticulture.
7. Recommend specific organic grape growing techniques for their own
professional situations or that of a friend, relative, professional
1. Identification and analysis of the Organic Grape growing industry.
2. Overview of the Organic Grape growing industry worldwide, in the United
States, in California, and specifically Sonoma County.
3. Survey of a variety of Organic Grape methods, their strengths,
weaknesses and appropriate applications.
4. Visitation of a variety of Sonoma County grape growers.
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 50%
|Written homework, Essay exams||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 50%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
|Class performances, Performance exams||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 50%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
The Organic Garden Book, by Hamilton, 1993, DK Publishing
Rodale's Successful Organic Gardening: Fruits and Berries, by McClure,
1996, Rodale Press