ERIC Number: ED275875
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Preparing Technicians for the Twenty-First Century in Agriculture, Agribusiness, and Natural Resources. Summary Report of a Conference (Columbus, Ohio, April 15-16, 1985).
Mokma, Arnold L., Ed.; Barrick, Kirby, Ed.
This report contains summaries of various portions of a conference dealing with preparing technicians for various agricultural occupations as well as the texts of several papers presented at the conference. The keynote address, "Technology for the 21st Century" by John A. Conrads, is presented together with the following reaction panel papers: "Teacher Educator," by Jasper S. Lee; "Technical College Faculty," by James L. Gibson; and "Technical College Administration," by John L. Light. Provided next is a brief summary of the conference's technical sessions. The following technical session reports are included: "Articulating Technical Education: Four-Year College Perspective," by Bernard Erven; "Articulating Technical Education: Two-Year College Perspective," by Larry L. Statler; and "Articulating Technical Education: Industry Perspective," by Louis Hathaway. The major conference address, "Teaching Technicians for the 21st Century" by William E. Drake, is presented. Included next are the following three group discussion summaries: "Developing Action Plans: Technical College Faculty," by Linda Houston and Kirby Barrick; "Developing Action Plans: Technical College Administrators," by George Waldheim and Lowell Hedges; and "Developing Action Plans: Teacher Educators," by Richard Welton and Barbara Malpiedi. A conference summary by J. David McCracken concludes the volume. (MN)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Articulation (Education), Change Strategies, Educational Needs, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Job Training, Natural Resources, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Teacher Education, Technological Advancement, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Dept. of Agricultural Education.