ERIC Number: ED187894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Summaries of Research and Development Activities in Agricultural Education, 1978-1979, United States of America.
Cheek, Jimmy G., Comp.
This compilation includes abstracts of 165 research and development studies in agricultural education completed during the period July 1, 1978, to June 30, 1979. Fifty-three of the compiled studies represent staff research, seventy-eight represent master's theses, and thirty-four represent doctoral dissertations. Studies are arranged alphabetically by state and alphabetically by author within states. Entries contain the purpose, method, and findings of the research and development activities. A comprehensive subject index, utilizing ERIC descriptors, is included. Among the topics included are adult education, agribusiness, curriculum, economics, employment, forestry, leadership, program evaluation, women, etc. Studies reported as being in progress during 1979-80 are also compiled, arranged alphabetically by state and by author within states. In progress were sixty-eight doctoral dissertations. A listing (by ED numbers) of where to find previous summaries of studies in agricultural education is also included. (LRA)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Academic Achievement, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Attitudes, College Students, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Research, Evaluation, Extension Agents, Extension Education, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Livestock, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Reference Materials, Research Projects, Student Organizations, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Vocational Association, Washington, DC. Agricultural Education Div.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Inst. of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Identifiers: United States
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small, light type. For previous summaries in ERIC see tables 1-2 concluding this document.