AGRI 1171 Ag Technology

An introduction to agriculture technology applications used for solving agriculture problems with emphasis on logical and systematic decision making. Establishing a basic understanding of technology and how it’s used in agriculture. It lists the topics, objectives, readings/resources, activities, assignments, assessments, discussions and a quiz. Topics include GPS-GIS, Precision Farming, Google Maps, Surety maps, Precision Ag maps, and Trimble GPS. There are two PowerPoint presentations, one on Drones and other is an overview of Precision Agriculture.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Collection, Presentation, Quiz/Test, Reference Material, Syllabus, Tutorial
Southeast Community College
Project Name:
Mapping New Careers in Geospatial Technologies
Funding Source:
Ag Technology, Certificate, GPS, GIS, Precision Farming, Surety, Trimble

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Ag Leader, Norder Supply, and Servitech helped define strategy and goals, identify necessary skills and competencies, provided resources and assistance with program design and hired qualified participants who completed the certificate.
Industry Sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting (11)
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations (45-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
10 weeks
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Custom rubric used to ensure quality based on the Seven Principles for Good Teaching Practice (Chickering and Gamson)
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Precision Agriculture Certificate


Formal Accessibility Policy:
Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.