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Bradford, Timothy, Jr.; Hock, Gaea; Greenhaw, Laura; Kingery, William L. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Currently, less than 3% of the U.S. population lives on a farm (Riedel, 2006). Technological advances and mechanization coupled with other societal factors, have led to the decline of an agriculturally literate population (Kovar & Ball, 2013). Blair (2009) identified one strategy for increasing agricultural literacy as implementing education…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Direct Instruction, Agricultural Education, Private Schools
Thoron, Andrew C.; Myers, Brian E. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of inquiry-based agriscience instruction on student argumentation skills. Argumentation is defined as the student's ability to establish a claim, provide a rationale for steps taken, provide and justify data, recognize alternate conclusions, and provide evidence why the conclusion is correct or…
Descriptors: Evidence, Teaching Methods, Persuasive Discourse, Statistical Analysis
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Thoron, Andrew C.; Myers, Brian E. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of inquiry-based agriscience instruction on student scientific reasoning. Scientific reasoning is defined as the use of the scientific method, inductive, and deductive reasoning to develop and test hypothesis. Developing scientific reasoning skills can provide learners with a connection to the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Agriculture, Science Instruction
Bunch, J. C.; Robinson, J. Shane; Edwards, M. Craig – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2012
The purpose of this descriptive-correlational study was to examine the level of self-efficacy of Oklahoma secondary agricultural education teachers regarding their use of the interactive whiteboard (IWB) in classroom teaching. The study also sought to determine if relationships existed between teachers' IWB self-efficacy scores, outcome…
Descriptors: Experienced Teachers, Expectation, Self Efficacy, Agricultural Education
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Pense, Seburn L.; Calvin, Jennifer; Watson, Dennis G.; Wakefield, Dexter B. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2012
A quasi-experimental pilot study of curriculum re-design using Learning Objects (LO) to instruct agricultural education students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) was conducted in five high schools in the federally designated economically distressed area, the Illinois Delta Region. Six LOs were developed based on a unit of instruction in…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Agricultural Education, Curriculum Design, Secondary School Curriculum