ERIC Number: ED021964
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: 0
Report of a National Seminar on Agricultural Education, "A Design for the Future" (Ohio State University, July 22-August 2, 1963).
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Advanced Study and Research in Agricultural Education.
The seminar objectives were to (1) become further acquainted with the report of the President's Panel of Consultants on Vocational Education, (2) become familiar ith promising developments and innovations in agricultural education, (3) crystallize thinking concerning new directions and orientations for vocational agriculture, (4) examine leadership roles, and (5) develop a suggested agenda for state staff action. The seminar was attended by 76 state supervisors and teacher educators and 22 consultants. Four task force reports were presented on developing effective leadership patterns, research and program development, expansion and extension of programs, and effectively assisting teachers. Consultants and participants presented 23 speeches encompassing various aspects of agricultural and vocational education. A statement concerning the role of agricultural education in the public schools was developed by participants during the seminar. Purposes of agricultural education, according to the statement, are to contribute to the broad educational objectives of the public schools, and to provide education for employment in agriculture. Vocational education in agriculture was recommended for high school students, post-high school youth, working youth and adults, and youth and adults with special needs who may engage in agricultural occupations. (DM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Trends, Conferences, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Leadership, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Seminars, Teacher Education, Vocational Education
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Advanced Study and Research in Agricultural Education.