ERIC Number: ED123445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Agricultural Education for the Seventies and Beyond.
American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.
Prepared by a group of professional leaders in agriculture and agricultural education throughout the United States, the pamphlet focuses on broad planning and leadership for the future in the field of agricultural education. An introductory section which traces influences on vocational education program development is followed by a section discussing vocational-technical education agricultural programs at the secondary, postsecondary, and adult education levels. Current trends, program implications, program growth, successful program components, agricultural educator role, and program coordination are discussed. A third section dealing with the future responsibilities of the agricultural teacher educator touches upon preparation of agricultural educators, graduate and inservice education, research, and teaching of agriculture at the university level. Concluding recommendations are related to research expansion, teaching-learning process improvement, ready availability of relevant programs, and improved agricultural educator preparation. (EA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Planning, Educational Responsibility, Futures (of Society), Leadership, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Research, Secondary Education, Teacher Educator Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Sales, American Vocational Association, 1510 H Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20005 (Order Number 42371, 1-9 copies, $0.75 ea., 10% discount on larger orders)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission on Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.