ERIC Number: ED255676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Research Conference in Agricultural Education. Eastern Region (Sturbridge, Massachusetts, May 18-19, 1984).
Twelve major papers delivered during this conference on agricultural education in the northeastern states are included in this volume: (1) "Status of Pennsylvania Special Needs Students in Vocational Agriculture: Phase III--Placement for Training and Employment," by Connie Baggett, Dennis Scanlon, Anthony Mallilo, and Sam Curtis; (2) "Competencies Needed by Full-Time Employees to Enter the Apple Production Industry in Adams County, Pennsylvania," by George Hamilton and James Mortensen; (3) "Teacher Perception: FFA Membership with Non-Enrollment in Vocational Agriculture Courses," by Regina Smick and Ronald Seibel; (4) "The Relationship between Characteristics of Colorado's American Farmer Degree Recipients from 1968 to 1977 and Their Current Occupational Status," by Stacy Gartin; (5) "The Effect of a Floral Merchandising and Design Record Book on Student Achievement," by Joel Simmons and James Mortensen; (6) "Factors Influencing Student Selection of The Pennsylvania State University's College of Agriculture," by Kerry Odell; (7) "The Affective Work Competency Development of Vocational Agriculture Students Involved in SOE Programs in New York State," by Patrice Dugan and Dean Sutphin; (8) "A Comparison of New York BOCES and Central High School Teacher Perceptions, Concerning the Status and Importance of Supervised Occupational Experience Programs," by Dean Sutphin; (9) "An Analysis of Research Methodology Used in Agricultural Education, 1974-1982," by Alfred Mannebach, Paul McKenna, and Geeta Pfau; (10) "Success of Former Vocational Agriculture Students in College of Agriculture Curricula," by Layle Lawrence; (11) "Instructional Status of Agricultural Mechanics Competencies Needed and Possessed by Teachers of Vocational Horticulture in Pennsylvania," by Richard Makin and Richard Stinson; and (12) "Identification and Development of Guidelines, Strategies and Materials to Improve Supervised Occupational Experience Programs in the Northeast," by Arthur Berkey and Dean Sutphin. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production, Check Lists, Competence, Cooperative Programs, Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Employment Potential, Exceptional Persons, High School Graduates, Job Placement, Job Skills, Job Training, Marketing, Ornamental Horticulture, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, Student Motivation, Student Organizations, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Qualifications, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Apples; Florists
Note: For proceedings of the 1985 conference, see CE 041 145.