ERIC Number: ED414479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Dec-10
Creating the Future through Research. Proceedings of the National Agricultural Education Research Meeting (Las Vegas, Nevada, December 10, 1997). Volume XXIV.
Connors, James J., Ed.; Murphy, Tim H., Ed.
The following are among the 51 papers and 7 poster sessions included: "Agriculture in the Classroom" (Hillison); "Effects of an Elementary Agri-Science Program on Student Perceptions of and Performance in Agriculture and Science" (Howell); "Current Status of Preservice Teacher Education Programs in Agriculture" (Swortzel); "Problems and Challenges Associated with the First Years of Teaching Agriculture" (Mundt, Connors); "A Comparison of Attitudes of Students, Parents, and Counselors toward Agriculture and Agricultural Education" (Dyer, Osborne); "Comparison of Attitudes toward Agriculture of Urban High School Students by Agricultural Education Enrollment Status, Minority Status, and Gender" (Talbert); "Ethics and Agricultural Education" (Foster); "Changing the Opportunities Provided for Cognitive Processing in College of Agriculture Classrooms" (Whittington, Bowman, Tirima); "Comparing Academic Rigor in On-Campus and Off-Campus Courses" (Miller, Shih); "Relationships between Instructional Method and Critical Thinking in a Turfgrass Management Course" (Houser, Huff, Radhakrishna); "Effects of World Wide Web Instruction and Traditional Instruction and Learning Styles on Achievement and Changes in Student Attitudes in a Technical Writing in Agricommunication Course" (Day, Raven, Newman); "Assessment of College Achievement of Incoming Students to the College of Agriculture at the University of Idaho" (Touchstone, Riesenberg); "Demographic Characteristics of Preservice Teacher Education Students and Their Reasons for Majoring in Agricultural Education" (Swortzel); "Laboratory Safety Inservice Needs of Texas Agricultural Science Teachers" (McDonald, Lawver); "Implications of Integrating Science in Secondary Agricultural Education Programs" (Thompson, Schumacher); "Method of Reinforcement and Student Gender" (Johnson, Wardlow, Franklin); "Perceptions and Attitudes of Northwest Agriculture Instructors towards the Use of Computers in Agricultural Education Programs" (Nordheim, Knight, Connors); "Differences in Learning Styles of County Extension Faculty in Florida Based upon Selected Personal and Organizational Characteristics" (Baker et al.); "Perceived Existing and Desired Management Systems of the Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service and Their Relationship to Employee Motivation" (Sadighi, Raven, Taylor); "Profile of the Program of Activities Use by FFA (Future Farmers of America) Chapter Advisors" (Torres, Dormody); "Predicting Student Achievement in Agriculture Courses Delivered by Videotape" (Miller); and "Teaching Evaluation Skills Using Experiential Learning" (Wulff-Risner, Steward). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Sciences, Articulation (Education), Block Scheduling, Career Choice, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Pluralism, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Extension Education, Foods Instruction, High School Students, Integrated Curriculum, Laboratory Safety, Navajo (Nation), Rural Education, Sex Differences, Student Organizations, Student Teachers, Teaching Methods, Technical Writing, Urban Education, Vocational Education Teachers, World Wide Web, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Agricultural Education.