ERIC Number: ED255677
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-May
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Eastern Region Annual Research Conference in Agricultural Education (Easton, Maryland, May 10-11, 1985).
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 IV--Job Performance Follow-Up," by Dennis C. Scanlon and Connie D. Baggett; (2) "Education, Age and Experience: Their Correlation with Educational Effectiveness and Teacher Beliefs," by Michael G. Rush; (3) "Perceived Competencies of Newly Employed County Extension Agents," by Daniel Z. Sendeu and Stacy A. Gartin; (4) "The Development of a Teaching Clarity Scale for Beginning Teachers of Vocational Agriculture," by Randol G. Waters, James H. Mortensen, and Edgar P. Yoder; (5) "A Comparison of Agricultural Mechanics Competencies Needed and Competencies Possessed by Vocational Agriculture Teachers in Nebraska," by William L. Umbaugh and Roy D. Dillon; (6) "Vocational Agricultural/Agribusiness Employment Needs Assessment in St. Mary's, Charles, Calvert and Anne Arundel Counties, Maryland," by Elmer L. Cooper and Hilton L. Harrod; (7) "Development and Experimental Evaluation of a Microcomputer Based Software Package for Recordkeeping in SOE," by Jeffrey A. Wood; (8) "Comparison of the Perceptions of Agricultural Personnel Regarding Professional Competencies Needed by Intermediate Agricultural Extension agents in Kenya," by Wycliffe N. Ongondo and James H. Mortensen; (9) "Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction: Cornell Graduates (1974-1982) in Agricultural Education," by Richard W. Tenney; (10) "Knowledge, Attitudes, and Teaching Practices of Vocational Agriculture Teachers Concerning the Public Law 94-142, The Education for All Handicapped Children Act," by Calvin F. Dill and Susan Browne; (11) "Computer Practices Used, and Software Needs by Use Category and Program, among Agriculture Teachers, Postsecondary Teachers, and Extension Agents," by Arthur L. Berkey and H. Dean Sutphin; and (12) "Vocational Agriculture Teachers' and Their Administrators' Perceptions Concerning Selected Activities/Tasks Performed by Vocational Agriculture Teachers," by Jethro Similane and Layle D. Lawrence. (KC)
Descriptors: Age Groups, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production, Beginning Teachers, Competence, Compliance (Legal), Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Gerontology, Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Employment Opportunities, Exceptional Persons, Extension Agents, Job Satisfaction, Job Skills, Labor Needs, Microcomputers, Postsecondary Education, Recordkeeping, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Kenya; Maryland; Nebraska; Pennsylvania
Note: For proceedings of the 1984 conference, see CE 041 144.