ERIC Number: ED054380
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Guidelines for the Development of Student Organizations Associated with Agricultural Programs at Two-Year, Post-Secondary Educational Institutions in the United States. Research Report.
Iverson, Maynard J.; Bender, Ralph E.
The major purpose of this study was to develop guidelines for use in the initiation and operation of student organizations associated with agricultural programs at 2-year, post-secondary educational institutions in the United States. To gather the necessary data, a three-part questionnaire designed to elicit data on institutions, agriculture departments, and student organizations was developed and mailed to institutions known or believed to have agricultural clubs for students. Based on the results of the survey and the evaluation of a jury of representative practitioners, 10 guidelines were formulated. These include: (1) A student organization associated with the agricultural offerings in a public post-secondary institution should extend and enrich the total educational program, (2) The objectives of the club should reflect the unique characteristics of post-secondary agricultural students and programs, and (3) Membership criteria should encourage full participation and individual development. Also included in this report are the findings and conclusions of the survey and a copy of the questionnaire developed for the study. (Author/JS)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Dept. of Agricultural Education.