ERIC Number: ED328727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Dec-1
Bridging the Gap: Research of the 80's--Needs of the 90's. Proceedings of the Annual National Agricultural Education Research Meeting (16th, Orlando, Florida, December 1, 1989).
Burnett, Michael F., Comp.
Forty-four papers presented at a conference focusing on research in agricultural education are presented in this document. Representative titles among the papers (each of which is followed by a brief critique) are: "Analysis of the Computer Anxiety Levels of Vocational Agriculture Teachers" (Kotrlik, Smith); "Assessing Performance and Planning Inservice Needs of First-Year Vocational Agriculture Teachers" (Barrick, Doerfert); "Assessment of the Preparation and Career Patterns of Agricultural Education Graduates, 1975-1987" (McGhee, Cheek); "Beliefs and Intentions of Counselors, Parents and Students Regarding Agriculture as a Career Choice" (Thompson, Russell); "Cognitive, Perceptual, and Instructional Preferences of Agricultural Education Students" (Rollins, Scanlon); "College Curriculum Competencies and Skills Needed by Agricultural Education Majors" (Deeds, Hash); "Comparison of the Academic Preparation and Performance in College of Agricultural Education Majors and Other Agricultural Majors" (Raven, Warmbrod); "Comparison of Perceptions of Secondary Agriculture Teachers, Superintendents, Principals, and School Board Presidents on Barriers which May Impede Change in Secondary Agriculture Education Programs" (Dillon); "Ethnographic Approach to Assessing Excellence in Agricultural Education" (Wardlow et al.); "Exemplary Secondary Agricultural Education Programs" (Migler et al.); "High School Agriculture Program Completers and Their Success in College" (Riesenberg, Lancaster); "High School Students' Perceptions of Agriculture and Careers in Agriculture" (Orthel et al.); "Identification of Teaching Techniques, Strategies and Styles for Use with Special Needs Students Enrolled in Vocational Agriculture" (Conroy, Baggett); "The Induction Year" (Mundt); "Instructional Approaches Used by Extension Agents, Adult Instructors, and Secondary Teachers to Teach Farmers" (Bouare, Bowen); "Interaction of Secondary Agriculture Teacher Health and the School as a Workplace" (Westrom, Lee); "Learning Blocks that Reduce Agricultural Student Achievement" and "Learning Strategies that Agricultural Students Use Successfully and Unsuccessfully" (Barrett, Zamani); "Mentor Teachers' Perceptions of the Mentoring Experience" (Simon); "Mentoring: Is It an Effective Orientation Procedure?" (Clark, Zimmer); "Relationship between Mentoring and Career Development of Agricultural Education Faculty" (Eastman, Williams); "Science-Related Objectives Taught in the Advanced Program of Vocational Agriculture in Louisiana" (Moss); "Student and Parent Images of Vocational Education Offerings" (Rossetti); "Using Selected Academic Variables to Predict Student Performance on the National Teacher Examinations" (Jewell); "Validation of Research Priorities for Adult Education in the North Central Region" (Birkenholz et al.); and "Making a 'Mess' of Research in Agricultural Education" (Miller). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Career Choice, Cognitive Style, Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum, Educational Attitudes, Educational Research, Extension Education, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Mentors, Microcomputers, Outcomes of Education, Research Needs, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Alexandria, VA. Agricultural Education Div.