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ERIC Number: ED328727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Dec-1
Pages: 399
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Alexandria, VA. Agricultural Education Div.