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McCubbins, O. P.; Wells, Trent; Anderson, Ryan G.; Paulsen, Thomas H. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Agricultural mechanics holds an important place in agricultural education programs. Teacher efficacy in regards to teaching agricultural mechanics is also important. We used a questionnaire to survey agricultural education teachers in Iowa regarding agricultural mechanics. Spearman Rho correlations were used to determine the magnitude of the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Teacher Competencies
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Baker, Marshall A.; Culbertson, Avery L.; Robinson, J. Shane; Ramsey, Jon W. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this photovoice study was to investigate what and how pre-service teachers conceive and make meaning of exploration observations of early field experiences (EFEs). EFEs are vital components of the teacher preparation program and include all activities that occur in pre-service teacher education prior to student teaching, including…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Observation
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Greenhaw, Laura L.; Brashears, M. Todd; Burris, Scott; Meyers, Courtney; Morrison, Carley C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Secondary agricultural education has consistently faced a shortage of teachers for the past several decades. Because there are not enough newly qualified teachers certified annually to fill all the vacancies, attrition must be addressed. The purpose of this research was to develop and pilot test an attrition risk assessment instrument. Items were…
Descriptors: Risk Assessment, Test Construction, Secondary School Teachers, Agricultural Education
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Taylor, Samantha; Stripling, Christopher T.; Stephens, Carrie A.; Hart, William E.; Falk, Jeremy M.; Foster, Daniel D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Advisory councils are essential to successful, working relationships among school-based agricultural education programs and the surrounding community. The purpose of this study was to describe how school-based agricultural education programs implement and utilize advisory councils in Tennessee and to determine agricultural education teachers'…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Advisory Committees, Teacher Attitudes, Role
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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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Friedel, Curtis R.; Anderson, James C. II – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
This study was designed to explore the relationship between teacher practices and levels of student engagement in secondary agricultural education programs. Most researchers have agreed that student engagement at the secondary level may be measured through three constructs: cognitive engagement, behavioral engagement, and emotional engagement. The…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Correlation
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McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J.; Lambert, Misty D.; Balschweid, Mark A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
We utilized philosophical and historical perspectives to analyze the interconnectedness between agricultural education, science, and society. Using historical evidence, the adaptive role of agricultural education was discussed and recommendations for future adaptability were described. Additionally, connections between agricultural education,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Science and Society, Philosophy, Correlation
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Alexander, Jackson C.; Rucker, K. Jill; Graham, Donna L.; Miller, Jefferson D.; Apple, Jason K. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
This study characterized perceptions of agricultural leadership programs in colleges of agriculture, food, life, human, or environmental sciences at 1,862 land-grant institutions. Objectives included describing the need for programs, studying evolution within the discipline, discussing faculty recommendations for future development, and examining…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Agricultural Education, Leadership Training, Agricultural Colleges
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Stofer, Kathryn A.; Schiebel, Tracee M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Researchers and pollsters still debate the acceptance of genetic engineering technology among U.S. adults, and continue to assess their knowledge as part of this research. While decision-making may not rely entirely on knowledge, querying opinions and perceptions rely on public understanding of genetic engineering terms. Experience with…
Descriptors: Genetics, Engineering, Familiarity, Decision Making
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Heinert, Seth B.; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Rural entrepreneurship education programs may be a great tool for enhancing rural livelihoods and reducing rural outmigration. Entrepreneurship has received attention in school based agricultural education, primarily through implementation of Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs. Very little research has looked at the teaching of…
Descriptors: Profiles, Teacher Characteristics, Agricultural Education, Entrepreneurship
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Smalley, Scott W.; Smith, Amy R. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Nationwide, agricultural education faces a shortage of teachers (National Teach Ag Campaign, 2014; Foster, Lawver, & Smith, 2016). To remedy this, both recruitment and retention efforts are necessary. While extensive research in agricultural education has focused on needs of beginning teachers, less research has focused on needs of agriculture…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Faculty Development, Educational Needs, Experienced Teachers
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McKim, Aaron J.; Sorensen, Tyson J.; Velez, Jonathan J.; Henderson, Thomas M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The success of education depends on highly competent teachers committed to stay in the teaching profession. In agricultural education, the need for teachers committed to teaching agriculture is heightened by the identified shortage of teachers. Previous research has linked teacher competence, most commonly operationalized as self-efficacy, and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Experience
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Rice, Amber H.; Kitchel, Tracy – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
This grounded theory study explored the pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of experienced agriculture teachers in the plant sciences. The most emergent phenomenon to surface from the data was the influence of beliefs on participants' PCK. This central phenomenon became the cornerstone for the model of what was shaping experienced agriculture…
Descriptors: Experienced Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Agricultural Education, Preservice Teachers
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Smith, Kasee L.; Rayfield, John – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Understanding methods for effectively instructing STEM education concepts is essential in the current climate of education (Freeman, Marginson, & Tyler 2014). Kolb's experiential learning theory (ELT) outlines four specific modes of learning, based on preferences for grasping and transforming information. This quasi-experimental study was…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Teaching Methods, Agricultural Education, STEM Education
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Taylor, Melissa R.; Lamm, Alexa J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Opinion leaders are persuasive in convincing others within their social networks to adopt certain opinions and behaviors. By identifying and using opinion leaders, agricultural educators may be able to leverage individuals who have influence on others' opinions, thereby speeding up the adoption of new practices. In this article, we review a…
Descriptors: Public Opinion, Leadership Responsibility, Social Networks, Agricultural Education
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