ERIC Number: ED279847
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec-5
Reference Count: 0
Seeking Solutions for Tomorrow's Challenges. Proceedings of the Annual National Agricultural Education Research Meeting (13th, Dallas, Texas, December 5, 1986).
Kahler, Alan A., Ed.
This proceedings volume contains a total of 39 papers. The following 28 selected titles are cited as those most clearly relevant to education: "A National Study of Teacher Educators and State Supervisors in Agricultural Education" (Foster, Horner); "A Profile of the Effective Vocational Agriculture Teacher" (Rheault, Miller); "Analysis of Needs: Educational Programs for Young and Adult Farmers" (Martin); "Anxieties of Agricultural Education Majors Prior to and Immediately Following the Student Teaching Experience" (Foster); "Assessing Needs and Planning Inservice Education for First-Year Vocational Agriculture Teachers" (Barrick, Powell); "Assessment of the Use of Microcomputers in North Dakota Secondary Vocational Agriculture Departments" (Zidon, Luft); "Attitudes Held by Vocational Agriculture Teachers towards FFA Proficiency Awards" (Kotrlik); "Dinosaurs and Vocational Agriculture: A Historical Analysis of the Curriculum in Vocational Agriculture" (Moore, Borne); "Educational Reform: The Influence of Enrollment in Vocational Agriculture on Admission to a College of Agriculture" (Newman, Warmbrod); "Effects of the Problem Solving Approach on Achievement, Retention, and Attitudes of Vocational Agriculture Students in Illinois" (Flowers, Osborne); "Factors Affecting Practical Agricultrual Training Experiences for Graduate Students from Developing Countries" (Steele); "Factors Affecting the Diffusion/Use of an On-Line Database System (AGRIDATA) for Instruction in Vocational Agriculture Programs in New York State" (Sutphin, Berkey); "Factors Associated with Adjusting Vocational Agriculture Programs as Perceived by Teachers" (Birkenholz, Stewart); "Factors Related to the Career Decisions of Seniors Who Have Taken Vocational Agriculture" (Kotrlik et al.); "Impact of Beginning Teaching Supervision on Vocational Agriculture Teacher Performance" (Waters, Yoder); "Indicators of Quality Used for Faculty Selection in Departments of Agricultural Education" (Deeds); "Occupational Aspirations of Third-Year Vocational Agriculture Students" (Burnett, Venable); "Perceived Retraining and Upgrading Needs of Managers in Five Selected North Dakota Agribusiness Industries" (Olschlager, Priebe); "Perceptions of Vocational Agriculture Subject Matter Areas" (Dillon); "Perceptions Regarding Planning and Educating for Diversified Agricultural Production in Iowa" (Martin); "Personality Types of 500 Farm Couples--Implications for Agricultural Educators during Critical Economic Conditions" (Horner, Barrett); "Relationships of Student Perceptions of Classroom Learning Environment Factors" (Harper et al.); "Student Misbehavior and Job Satisfaction of Vocational Agriculture Teachers" (Camp); "Teaching Agricultural Mechanics Using Simulation" (Agnew, Shinn); "The Cooperative Relationship between Vocational Agriculture Teachers and Extension Agents" (Schroeder, Moss); "The Impact of the Vocational Education Act of 1963 on Agricultural Education" (Crawford, Cooper); "The Personal, Educational, and Occupational Benefits Received by Participants in the National FFA Contests" (Gamble); and "Vocational Agriculture for the Year 2000" (Kotrlik). Critiques follow 36 of the papers. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Research, Extension Agents, Inservice Teacher Education, Job Satisfaction, Leadership, Microcomputers, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Student Organizations, Student Teaching, Supervised Farm Practice, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Alexandria, VA.; American Association of Teacher Educators in Agriculture, St. Paul, MN.