ERIC Number: ED206873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Southern Research Conference in Agricultural Education (30th, Lubbock, Texas, July 21-23, 1981).
Cepica, M. J.; And Others
These proceedings contain 20 presentations and reports made during the 30th Annual Research Conference in Agricultural Education in Lubbock, Texas. The keynote address on importance of research to agricultural education is followed by 16 research papers reporting on analysis of student teacher morale before and after student teaching; identification of emerging occupations in vocational agriculture; comparison of job analysis techniques; relationships between program evaluation statements and respondent demographic characteristics; association of selected characteristics with average net income from supervised project programs of production agriculture students; assessment of agricultural mechanics safety instruction in agricultural teacher education programs; followup of agricultural education graduates; pilot study of telecasette energy information service; development of computer-based program to show longitudinal trends of teacher and program characteristics in vocational agriculture; wheat producers' awareness, attitudes, and practices concerning integrated pest management and production problems; teachers' reactions to and use of nursery operations materials; vocational agriculture teachers' attitudes to students' college selection; vocational agriculture instructor's role as community agriculture leader; factors affecting student attrition in production vocational agriculture programs; reader perceptions of agricultural education leadership newsletter; and influence of verbal and nonverbal communication on teaching effectiveness. Three addresses concern integrating teaching and research, determining sample size, and grantsmanship. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, College Choice, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Research, Followup Studies, Higher Education, Job Analysis, Research Methodology, Research Problems, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Student Attrition, Student Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Telecommunications, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Texas Tech University, Agricultural Education Department, Box 4169, Lubbock, TX 79409 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Dept. of Agricultural Education.