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Sorensen, Tyson J.; McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
Using data from a random sample of secondary school agriculture teachers in the United States, this study explored the work-family conflict and turnover intentions of agriculture teachers. Additionally, this study sought to determine the relationship between work-family conflict and turnover intentions among agriculture teachers. Work-family…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Secondary School Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Intention
McKim, Aaron J.; Sorenson, Tyson J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
Core academic skills are essential for success in our society. However, an abundance of research has identified a large proportion of secondary school students are under performing in core academic areas such as literacy and math. Researchers have suggested integrating core academic content throughout all secondary coursework as a potential…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teacher Role, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary Education
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Spindler, Matt – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
The integration of agricultural and science curricular content that capitalizes on natural and inherent connections represents a challenge for secondary agricultural educators. The purpose of this case study was to create information about the employment of Cooperative Learning Groups (CLG) to enhance the science integrating learning objectives…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
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Hurst, Sara D.; Roberts, T. Grady; Harder, Amy – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore the beliefs and attitudes of secondary agriculture teachers regarding global agricultural issues. A randomized national sample of 417 teachers were surveyed using a modified version of the International Agricultural Awareness and Understanding Survey (Wingenbach, Boyd, Lindner, Dick, Arispe, & Haba,…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Global Approach, Agricultural Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Watson, Jennifer M.; Mazur, Joan M.; Vincent, Stacy K. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
This phenomenological study explores the dimensions of youth-adult partnerships (YAPs) in agricultural mechanics classrooms in three rural schools. YAPs presume a positive learning collaboration between young people and adults who work together to achieve meaningful community-based change. Previous research on the development of YAPs has focused…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Youth, Adults
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McKim, Aaron J.; Lambert, Misty D.; Sorensen, Tyson J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) represent a shift in the American education system. Included in the CCSS are opportunities for agriculture teachers to integrate math and English language arts content into their curriculum. Using the theory of planned behavior, we sought to identify Oregon agriculture teachers' attitudes, familiarity with,…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Agricultural Education, Teacher Attitudes, Familiarity
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Lemons, Laura L.; Brashears, M. Todd; Burris, Scott; Meyers, Courtney; Price, Margaret A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
There exists in our profession a persistent shortage of quality teachers in our high school agricultural education classrooms. A multitude of studies have identified challenges faced by agriculture teachers, however, few, if any, have investigated reasons for attrition by directly asking leavers why they left. This study sought to identify reasons…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Performance Factors, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Shortage
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Vincent, Stacy K.; Torres, Robert M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is to describe the level of multicultural competence among secondary agriculture teachers in schools with a minimum of 30% ethnic minority student enrollment. Using the Multicultural Skills Awareness and Skill Survey-Teacher Form, teachers assessed their multicultural competence as did their students assess the teacher's…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Multicultural Education
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Smith, Kasee L.; Rayfield, John; McKim, Billy R. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
Career and Technical Education (CTE), including agricultural education, has been suggested as a platform for delivering Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics (STEM) content in secondary classrooms (Stone, 2011). The purpose of this descriptive study was to describe agriculture teachers' perceptions and confidence levels for integrating…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Career Education, STEM Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Blythe, Jessica M.; DiBenedetto, Catherine A.; Myers, Brian E. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
To assist students in developing positive scientific attitudes and improve student scientific literacy, learning environments should utilize inquiry-based instruction (IBI). In order to further develop the implementation of IBI in agricultural education settings, this research sought to describe the perceptions of National Agricultural Teacher…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Focus Groups
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Vincent, Stacy K.; Kirby, Andrea T. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
The purpose of this mixed-methods case study was to examine the dynamic of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (Gay, 2010) among nine secondary agriculture teachers in ethnically diverse schools. By reviewing the diversity of student enrollment in the agriculture programs, the participants were separated by two groups: diverse and non-diverse. A hybrid…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Culturally Relevant Education, Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Byrd, Alex Preston; Anderson, Ryan G.; Paulsen, Thomas H. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
Secondary agricultural education teachers were surveyed to examine if a relationship existed between the physical attributes of agricultural mechanics laboratories and agricultural education teachers' enjoyment of teaching agricultural mechanics. Teachers also indicated their competence to teach courses other than agricultural mechanics within the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Education, Job Satisfaction, Correlation
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Stubbs, Eric A.; Myers, Brian E. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
This multiple case study investigated the integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in three Florida high school agriculture programs. Observations, interviews, documents, and artifacts provided qualitative data that indicated the types of STEM knowledge taught. Variables of interest included student and teacher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, STEM Education, Agricultural Education, Teaching Methods
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Baker, Marshall A.; Bunch, J. C.; Kelsey, Kathleen D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
The integration of science and agriculture has been discussed since the inception of agricultural education. However, the standards-based focus in public secondary education and changing climate of agriculture has brought science integration back to the forefront. Though research has indicated that the integration of science into agricultural…
Descriptors: Science Education, Agricultural Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Case Studies
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