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Lamm, Kevan W.; Sheikh, Emana; Edgar, Don – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Although the importance of goal setting for students is well established in the literature and the utility of personality as reliable antecedents of different outcomes is similarly well established, there are a limited number of studies that analyze the relationship between these two sets of variables, particularly within learning environments.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Goal Orientation, Predictor Variables
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Windon, Suzanna R. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Social scientists viewed job satisfaction as a worker's emotions and experience at workplace and his or her responses to that experience. The program assistants are essential extension employees who help extension educators recruit clientele and deliver educational programs. This study was conducted to determine the factors affecting program…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Extension Education, Paraprofessional Personnel, State Universities
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Lamm, Kevan W.; Priest, Kerry L. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Today's agricultural leaders face complex challenges. On a global scale, pressing issues around land use, food production and security, natural resource management, energy consumption, and climate change drive the need for systemic, innovative, collaborative solutions. For over four decades, adult agricultural leadership programs have represented…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Agricultural Education, Predictor Variables, Satisfaction
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Fischer, Laura M.; Cummins, R. Glenn; Gilliam, Kyle C.; Baker, Matt; Burris, Scott; Irlbeck, Erica – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Discussions on how to conserve and provide enough water has become one of the most highly debated issues in modern society. Although many Extension efforts have engaged the public in understanding behavior and attitudes toward water conservation, limited research has focused on understanding how agriculturalists respond to water conservation…
Descriptors: Water, Conservation (Concept), Conservation Education, Psychophysiology
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Raczkoski, Brandon M.; Robinson, J. Shane; Edwards, M. Craig; Baker, Marshall A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
To date, agricultural students' motivations regarding study abroad courses using the expectancy value-cost model of motivation have not been incorporated into study abroad research as potential factors influencing their choices to participate. In this paper, we present agricultural students' conceptualizations of their motivations to participate…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Study Abroad, Pilot Projects
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Ruth, Taylor K.; Settle, Quisto; Rumble, Joy N.; McCarty, Keelee – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The public has more choices than ever when it comes to choosing media, which has led to gaps in knowledge across members of the public. Investigating motivational differences across demographic groups to pay attention to agriculture-related news could address knowledge gaps related to agriculture-related issues. The Elaboration Likelihood Model…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Motivation, Attitude Change, Probability
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Easterly, R. G., III; Myers, Brian E. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The profession of teaching is inherently stressful. Resilience, or the ability to adapt and develop competence despite exposure to disruptive change, has been shown to be beneficial for teachers. The purpose of this study was to determine if personal resilience is a predictor of professional development engagement and career satisfaction of…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Job Satisfaction, Regression (Statistics), Teacher Attitudes
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McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J.; Sorensen, Tyson J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The progression of research on school-based agricultural education (SBAE) has been limited, in part, due to a lack of nationwide, student data detailing the effectiveness of SBAE. Using an ecological systems perspective, the relationships between SBAE enrollment; graduation rates; postsecondary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, STEM Education, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
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Qu, Shuyang; Lamm, Alexa; Rumble, Joy; Telg, Ricky – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
This study assessed how the personal value associated with local food messages in an online video format influenced U.S. consumers' attitudes toward local food. To accomplish this, we created two video treatments focusing on how local food supports the local economy and strengthens social connections, respectively. We developed two scales to…
Descriptors: Food, Information Dissemination, Public Opinion, Video Technology
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Sorensen, Tyson J.; McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Data from a random sample of secondary school agriculture teachers in the United States were utilized to explore work characteristics and their relationship to work-family conflict, specifically how the work role interfered with the family role. Nine workplace characteristics (i.e., salary, work hours per work week, weekend work hours, years of…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Secondary School Teachers, Family Work Relationship, Work Environment
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McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J.; Clement, Haley Q. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The educational importance of teacher self-efficacy necessitates research into variables presumed to significantly influence teacher self-efficacy. In the current study, the role of personal and programmatic variables on the self-efficacy of school-based agriculture teachers was explored. Self-efficacy was measured in five aspects of the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Agricultural Education, Multiple Regression Analysis, Predictor Variables
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Blackburn, J. Joey; Robinson, J. Shane – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine if selected factors influenced the ability of students in school-based agricultural education programs to generate a correct hypothesis when troubleshooting small gasoline engines. Variables of interest included students' cognitive style, age, GPA, and content knowledge in small gasoline engines. Kirton's…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Power Technology
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McKee, Brandon H.; Lamm, Alexa J.; Bunch, J. C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Extension educators seek to provide scientific research and perspective to farmers and the public. The connection that Extension educators foster between farmers and consumers can be capitalized upon to build trust and ultimately encourage behavior change through social capital. Agricultural educators have recognized the need for consumers and…
Descriptors: Water, Conservation (Environment), Extension Education, Extension Agents
Marx, Adam A.; Simonsen, Jon C.; Kitchel, Tracy – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between undergraduate student course engagement and several independent variables. Total participants included 300 (N) undergraduate students. Students completed three instruments measuring course engagement, teacher verbal immediacy, and teacher nonverbal immediacy. It was concluded that…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement, Teacher Student Relationship
Lamm, Kevan W.; Rumble, Joy N.; Carter, Hannah S.; Lamm, Alexa J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
In the information rich society of the 21st century consumers have had access to many different communication channels where they can find information about agricultural topics. Individuals seek information that fulfills their needs and opinion leaders have been identified as a solution to communicating with audiences about complex topics.…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Leadership Training, Predictor Variables, Agricultural Occupations
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