ERIC Number: ED034864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Implementing a New Concept of Supervised Practice in Vocational Agriculture; A Pilot Study in Two North Carolina Counties. Research Series No. 8.
Miller, Texton R.
To determine whether teachers would progress to higher adoption levels of a new concept by means of group study, and to ascertain whether their students would develop improved programs of learning opportunities through supervised practice, a study was conducted involving the nine school administrators and 11 teachers of agriculture employed within Moore and Montgomery Counties in North Carolina. It was concluded that: (1) All teachers improved their ability to develop appropriate supervised practice for their students, (2) All teachers progressed to the trial stage of the adoption level in acceptance of the new concept of supervised practice, (3) There is need to develop an experimental program designed to measure the effect upon students of a comprehensive plan of teaching activities focusing on developing students' supervised practice programs, (4) Additional evidence is needed to determine whether the increased emphasis and the additional materials on supervised practice will in actuality produce an important increase in students' supervised practice activities, and (5) The area of supervised practice for off-farm agriculture should receive more concentrated attention in another similar pilot study. The new concept was based on "Improving Supervised Practice in Vocational Agriculture," (ED 013 904). (DM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: North Carolina Research Coordinating Unit in Occupational Education, Raleigh.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Dept. of Agricultural Education.
Identifiers: North Carolina