ERIC Number: ED011036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965-Aug-13
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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH, REPORT OF A NATIONAL SEMINAR ON AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION (OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, AUGUST 9-13, 1965).
TAYLOR, ROBERT E.
THE MAJOR PURPOSE OF THE SEMINAR WAS TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR STATE LEADERS TO COOPERATIVELY FORMULATE PLANS FOR INITIATING AND IMPROVING STATE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. ATTENDING WERE 68 STATE AND NATIONAL LEADERS IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND SUPPORTING DISCIPLINES FROM 31 STATES. THEY CONSIDERED THE STATE LEADERSHIP ROLE IN (1) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM PLANNING, (2) OUTSIDE RESOURCE UTILIZATION, (3) PILOT PROGRAM PLANNING, CONDUCT, AND EVALUATION, (4) NEW PROGRAM ADOPTION, (5) FUND SOURCE IDENTIFICATION, AND (6) REGIONAL RESEARCH PROGRAM REVIEW AND PLANS. PRESENTATIONS INCLUDED--"THE NEED FOR STATE PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT,""DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE STATE PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT,""UTILIZING OUTSIDE RESOURCES IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT,""OPPORTUNITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT,""DEVELOPING PROPOSALS FOR FUNDING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS,""ARE WE ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTION,""PROMISING RESEARCH DIRECTIONS IN OFF-FARM AGRICULTURAL OCCUPATIONS,""PRIORITY AREAS FOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION,""STATE LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES IN PLANNING AND CONDUCTING PILOT PROGRAMS," AND "EVALUATION OF PILOT PROGRAMS." (JM)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Agricultural Education, Educational Change, Educational Research, Innovation, Leadership, Leadership Training, Off Farm Agricultural Occupations, Pilot Projects, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Seminars, State Departments of Education, State Programs, Vocational Education Teachers
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.