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Hendon, Tori; Hainline, Mark S.; Burris, Scott; Ulmer, Jonathan D.; Ritz, Rudy A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
The profession of agricultural education is experiencing shortages across the nation. Texas is critically impacted due to the renewed emphasis of career and technical education. This leads to questions about the preparedness of recent college graduates to handle the demands placed upon agricultural educators. Starting in 2012, Texas Tech…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Cooperating Teachers, Agricultural Education, Student Teachers
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Thiel, Brooke L.; Marx, Adam A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine the association between involvement in agriscience research SAEs and student's perceptions of 21st century skill attainment. Tenth through twelfth grade students enrolled at three purposely selected high schools were surveyed to assess their current level of perceived 21st century skills attainment.…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Correlation, Agriculture, Research
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Sands, Kelsey R.; Sacquitne, Adam D.; Smalley, Scott W.; Retallick, Michael S. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
A quality program is the ultimate goal for many secondary agricultural education programs. To ensure quality agricultural education programs, standards were established to measure the extent agricultural education programs in Iowa were implementing standards. Utilizing Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior, researchers incorporated the Iowa Council…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Secondary Education, Academic Standards, High School Teachers
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Garton, Bryan L. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Dr. Bryan L. Garton presented the 2018 AAAE Distinguished Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Agricultural Education in Charleston, South Carolina in May 2018. The article is a philosophical work based upon the author's experiences in the agricultural education profession and in higher education.
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Higher Education, Agricultural Education, Educational Benefits
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Coclasure, Blake C.; Thoron, Andrew C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The purpose of this synthesis of literature was to identify and analyze existing research that used experimental or quasi-experimental design in school-based agricultural education. This study utilized published articles in the "Journal of Agricultural Education" from the years 2006 through 2016. The study identified 35 articles that met…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Educational Research, Research Design, Quasiexperimental Design
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Gorter, Erin K.; Swan, Benjamin G. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Targeted teacher recruitment is suggested as a way to alleviate the teacher shortage in specific content areas such as agricultural mechanics. Learning experiences are linked to increased selfefficacy and increased interest in specific career pursuits. The Agricultural Mechanics Power & Design (AMP'D) Experience was developed as a learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Shortage, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Education
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Langley, G. Curtis; Tummons, John D.; Tracy Kitchel – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Agricultural mechanics instruction includes a broad array of machinery, structures, and technical systems, as well as a diverse workforce. Virtually every aspect of agriculture has a mechanics component and a large portion of secondary agriscience curriculum is devoted specifically to teaching agricultural mechanics. Further, the agricultural…
Descriptors: Agricultural Engineering, Safety Equipment, Laboratory Safety, High School Students
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Cross, Sarah M.; Kahn, Sami – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Scholars in science education have reported an in increase in scientific literacy due to socioscientific issues (SSI)-based instruction. While several SSI are related to agriculture, such as climate change, whether to eat organic food, land use issues, and the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), literature that connects agricultural…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Science and Society, Gardening, Science Instruction
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Haddad, Becky; Marx, Adam A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
This study sought to assess student perceptions of soft skills and career decision self-efficacy attained through participation in different types of Supervised Agriculture Experience programs within School Based Agricultural Education. There was no significant difference found in career decision self-efficacy or perceived soft skill attainment…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Career Choice, Decision Making, Problem Solving
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Kararo, Matthew J.; Knobloch, Neil A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The number of parents in the U.S. choosing to homeschool their children is steadily growing. With a strong demand for college graduates in food, agriculture and natural resources careers, there is an opportunity for homeschooled high school students to explore agricultural careers and develop entrepreneurship and leadership skills through…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Agricultural Education, Career Choice, High School Students
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Shoulders, Catherine W.; Smith, Lesley – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
School-based agricultural education teachers can face conflicting role obligations and conflict when contradictory expectations accompany their positions, making the daily selection of what to wear difficult for these educators. The decision is crucial, however; dress sends strong messages of the profession to others, including students. We used a…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teacher Role, Case Studies, Student Attitudes
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Velez, Jonathan J.; Clement, Haley Q.; McKim, Aaron J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
An empirical understanding of the value school-based agricultural education (SBAE) offers has been limited due to lack of widespread, longitudinal studies addressing the impacts of student participation in SBAE. Grounded in the theory of involvement, data from a nation-wide, longitudinal study were analyzed to explore ethnicity and income among…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Gender Differences, Ethnicity, Longitudinal Studies
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McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J.; Sorensen, Tyson J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The progression of research on school-based agricultural education (SBAE) has been limited, in part, due to a lack of nationwide, student data detailing the effectiveness of SBAE. Using an ecological systems perspective, the relationships between SBAE enrollment; graduation rates; postsecondary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, STEM Education, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement