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Everett, Michael W.; Eustice, Crystal L.; McKim, Aaron J.; Raven, Matt R. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2021
Colleges of agriculture throughout the United States place an emphasis on leadership courses where undergraduates develop professional skills. Students entering colleges of agriculture experience varied training in terms of leadership and associated skills. However, it is not understood how this leadership training relates to having more power and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Attention, Psychological Patterns, Learner Engagement
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Wang, Yanrong; Wang, Rui; Yao, Zuowen – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: As a new channel for agricultural extension, university-based agricultural extension is changing the traditional pattern of agricultural extension in China. This study reveals the mechanism through which policy affects the performance of university-based agricultural extension. Design/methodology/approach: Based on Rhodes' policy network…
Descriptors: Rural Extension, Universities, Foreign Countries, Policy
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Cunningham, Kevin; Gorman, Monica; Maher, James – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2020
This paper discusses the value of using classroom observations as part of a multi-methodological approach to understand what influences student engagement in classroom settings. This action research aimed to gain insights into what influences students to participate in the classroom and was conducted in an Irish vocational agricultural college as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Vocational Education, Observation
Morrell, Ernest, Ed.; Rowsell, Jennifer, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
Challenging the assumption that access to technology is pervasive and globally balanced, this book explores the real and potential limitations placed on young people's literacy education by their limited access to technology and digital resources. Drawing on research studies from around the globe, "Stories from Inequity to Justice in Literacy…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Equal Education, Access to Computers, Disadvantaged
Tran, Henry, Ed.; Smith, Douglas A., Ed.; Buckman, David G., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2019
This book focuses on the topic of the multiple-stakeholders that comprise the education community across the P-20 continuum. In various ways and forms, the authors of the chapters found within this book promote the importance of engaging with the diverse array of stakeholders in order to truly improve education in an increasingly interconnected…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Higher Education
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Saltanat, Meiramova; Kellen, Kiambati – NORDSCI, 2019
Language skills are the ultimate 21st century social skill, linked to creativity, problem solving, and the ability to effectively communicate. Knowledge of teachers' beliefs is central to understanding teachers' decision-making in the classroom. In an interconnected and globalized world, foreign language is a global competency, and multilingualism…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Multilingualism, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty
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Wheatle, Katherine I. E. – American Educational History Journal, 2019
Historical writings about the Morrill Land-Grant Acts are not free from promoting unbiased, dominant ideas about the laws' reach and intentions. The Morrill Acts were major legislation, but they did not signify the entitlement of every citizen; their successes for Black students, communities, and colleges were meager. This study makes common cause…
Descriptors: Race, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Bergquist, Daniel; Hempel, Christine A.; Lööf Green, John – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to describe an exploratory research and design process that uses illustrative techniques to bridge the gap between theoretical principles of systems ecology, stakeholder input and a workable physical planning strategy for Ultuna Campus in Uppsala, Sweden. Design/methodology/approach: Stakeholder interviews provide the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Education
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
Nebraska is committed to measuring its progress toward achieving the major statewide goals through national comparisons and institutional peer comparisons. It is the aim of the "Comprehensive Plan" that, when rank order is appropriate, Nebraska will rank among the ten best states in national comparisons, and individual public…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, State Universities, State Colleges, Agricultural Colleges
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
Nebraska is committed to measuring its progress toward achieving the major statewide goals through national comparisons and institutional peer comparisons. It is the aim of the "Comprehensive Plan" that, when rank order is appropriate, Nebraska will rank among the ten best states in national comparisons, and individual public…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, State Universities, State Colleges, Agricultural Colleges
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D'Angelo, Tyler; Harsh, Jessica; Bunch, J. C.; Lamm, Alexa; Thoron, Andrew; Roberts, Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Faculty at universities must prepare students to successfully enter the workforce. Preparing students requires effective teaching, but excellence in teaching is complex and can be difficult to achieve. To capitalize on excellent and effective teaching, a teaching philosophy is necessary to embody the teaching faculty members' personal philosophy…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Agricultural Colleges, Cognitive Style, Philosophy
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Feldpausch, Julie A.; Bir, Courtney L.; Widmar, Nicole J. Olynk; Zuelly, Stacy M.; Richert, Brian T. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
There is an ever-imminent need for career-ready graduates from collegiate agriculture programs. Generational shifts in attitudes and background experiences of agricultural students challenge educators to maintain curricular programming which establishes a successful career trajectory for students. Students studying animal science and/or…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Success, College Curriculum, Extracurricular Activities
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Roberts, T. Grady; Colclasure, Blake C.; LaRose, Sarah E.; Turner, R. Elaine; Wysocki, Alan F. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Faculty development programs in agricultural colleges have aimed to improve teaching and learning in undergraduate and graduate courses. The purpose of this study was to examine how students perceived instructor teaching behaviors after instructors participated in the Teacher's College program at the University of Florida. Student course…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Faculty Development, College Students
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Hadullo, Kennedy; Oboko, Robert; Omwenga, Elijah – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
There is a substantial increase in the use of learning management systems (LMSs) to support e-learning in higher education institutions, particularly in developing countries. This has been done with some measures of success and failure as well. There is evidence from literature that the provision of e-learning faces several quality issues relating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational Quality, Case Studies
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Klopcic, Marija; Bažok, Renata; Viric Gašparic, Helena; Erjavec, Karmen – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: This study attempts to close the research gap created by the fact that existing studies neglect the problem of how effectively agricultural professors from different European countries communicate. The aim is to identify similarities and differences in the numbers of agricultural professors perceived by students as engaging in verbal and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Colleges, Nonverbal Communication, Verbal Communication
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