ERIC Number: ED230667
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Pennsylvania's 1982 Abstracts of Research in Agricultural Education. Teacher Education Research Series, Volume 24, Number l.
Yoder, Edgar Paul, Comp.
This document consists of abstracts of research and development activities of 29 studies completed in Pennsylvania during the period from January 1 to December 31, 1982. Included in the collection are abstracts of 21 masters theses and eight doctoral theses. Various topics pertaining to agricultural education are covered, including the effectiveness of task instruction sheets, the influence of selected career information material on the career interest of secondary students, professional competencies needed by cooperative extension agents, the use of microcomputer-assisted instruction in teaching farm business management, the influence of wildlife contest participation on student achievement, utilization of life cycle information in making decisions concerning the control of Colorado potato beetles, agricultural education preservice instruction for teaching handicapped students, rural education in Venezuela, the implications of selected supervisory techniques for the success of beginning teachers in agriculture, the development and evaluation of various instructional materials, and guidelines for constructing greenhouses for Pennsylvania's vocational program. Each abstract includes the project's title, pertinent publication data, the purpose of the study, methods used in the study, and major study findings. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Agricultural Education, Career Education, Disabilities, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Effectiveness, Research Projects, Rural Education, State Programs, Student Organizations, Student Participation, Supervisory Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Dept. of Agricultural and Extension Education.