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Terry, Bryan D.; Osborne, Edward – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
Collaborative efforts between federal, state, and local government agencies enable local Extension units to deliver a high level of educational opportunities to local citizens. These units represent land-grant institutions by delivering non-formal education that aim to address local, regional, and state concerns. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Effectiveness, Nonformal Education, Delphi Technique
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Estepp, Christopher M.; Stripling, Christopher T.; Conner, Nathan W.; Giorgi, Aaron; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2013
The National Research Council (NRC) has indicated that effective instruction in colleges of agriculture should prepare students to enter a dynamically changing workplace by helping students learn to be proficient in 21st century skills. The NRC suggested that effective instruction in colleges of agriculture should encompass a hospitable learning…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Cognitive Ability, Teacher Behavior, Agricultural Education
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Conner, Nathan W.; Rubenstein, Eric D.; DiBenedetto, Cathy A.; Stripling, Christopher T.; Roberts, T. Grady; Stedman, Nicole L. P. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
To meet the needs of the 21st century student, college instructors have been challenged to transform their classrooms from passive to active, "minds-on" learning environments. This qualitative study examined an active learning approach known as a flipped classroom and sought to explore student perceptions of flipping a teaching methods…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teaching Methods, Methods Courses, Student Attitudes
Lamm, Kevan W.; Carter, Hannah S.; Lamm, Alexa J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
The ability to evaluate and accurately articulate the outcomes associated with leadership development programs is critical to their continued financial and administrative support. With calls for outcome-based accountability, the need for rigorous evaluation is particularly relevant for those programs administered through the Cooperative Extension…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Agricultural Education, Extension Education, Program Effectiveness
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Morera, Maria C.; Monaghan, Paul F.; Galindo-Gonzalez, Sebastian; Tovar-Aguilar, J. Antonio; Roka, Fritz M.; Asuaje, Cesar – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
Educating farm labor supervisors about the regulations that govern agricultural operations and employment is critical to reducing unintentional violations of workplace safety and labor laws. Cooperative Extension can provide the training needed to professionalize this vital and diverse workforce. One challenge to providing adult education to a…
Descriptors: Rural Extension, Extension Education, Adult Education, Agricultural Education
Strong, Robert; Harder, Amy – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2011
Master Gardeners serve Cooperative Extension as volunteer educators who deliver horticultural knowledge to citizens across Florida by teaching a broader amount of public constituents than can a single extension agent. The economic value of the Master Gardener participation to Florida Extension was nearly $9,000,000 in 2010. Very little research…
Descriptors: Gardening, Adult Educators, Extension Education, Teacher Motivation
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Conner, Nathan W.; Stripling, Christopher T.; Blythe, Jessica M.; Roberts, T. Grady; Stedman, Nicole L. P. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
Flipping or inverting a course is a relatively new approach to structuring a course. Using this method, the lectures traditionally delivered during regularly scheduled class time are converted to a media for delivery online, often in the form of videos. Learners are expected to view the online lectures prior to class. Then in turn, in-class time…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teaching Methods, Homework, Video Technology
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Rumble, Joy N.; Lamm, Alexa J.; Gay, Keegan D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The Cooperative Extension Service has performed the role of educator and change agent for more than a century. Changes occurring during this period caused Extension to extend its influence beyond the farm and traditional roles. Today, Extension faces controversial public issues and unparalleled levels of policy and regulation impacting agriculture…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Extension Agents, Public Policy, Change Agents
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Warner, Laura A.; Diaz, John M.; Chaudhary, Anil Kumar – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Water availability is an important issue addressed by Cooperative Extension programs nationwide. Rapid population growth and urbanization present unique challenges and opportunities for Extension programming. In this study, we explored whether urban Extension audiences in Florida had unique characteristics that could be used to design tailored…
Descriptors: Water, Conservation (Environment), Extension Education, Behavioral Science Research
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Warner, Laura A.; Murphrey, Theresa Pesl; Lawver, David E.; Baker, Matt; Lindner, James R. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
The demand for sustainable agriculture has increased, and many institutions, including the University of Florida, have adopted agricultural sustainability as a major goal. Extension has been identified as a critical information source, important in disseminating sustainable agricultural growing techniques. However, research has demonstrated that…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Sustainability, Preferences, College Faculty
Owens, Courtney T.; Lamm, Alexa J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
In the past several years Cooperative Extension has focused on developing educational programs that address water conservation, specifically for individuals using exorbitant amounts of water, with limited success. However, few research studies have examined how the way people think, including their critical thinking styles, can be used to inform…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Critical Thinking, Conservation (Environment), Correlation
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Estepp, Christopher M.; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2013
Recent reports have indicated that many undergraduate students have become unmotivated and unengaged in the learning process. As a result, calls have been made for instructors in higher education to implement classroom interventions to help better engage students in the learning process. Research has shown that creating a hospitable learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Expectation
Strong, Robert; Harder, Amy – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2011
With increased budget cuts and a shortage of funding sources, Cooperative Extension must have a reliable group of proficient volunteers to carry-out organizational goals. Developing an understanding of volunteer abilities will assist extension agents in preparing and utilizing volunteers. Self-efficacy theory provided the theoretical framework of…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Extension Education, Self Efficacy
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Warner, Laura A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
Extension educators endeavor to create and measure outcomes beyond knowledge gain. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the role of social marketing as a method for creating behavior change within the University of Florida Extension system through key leader opinions. Additionally, the study sought to identify perceptions about…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Social Change, Marketing, Behavior Change
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Estepp, Christopher M.; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2013
Students in colleges of agriculture will face a dynamically changing workplace. In order to learn the skills needed to succeed in such an environment, students must be cognitively engaged in the college classroom. Engagement with instructional content is a precursor to learning, and teachers in colleges of agriculture must shift towards using more…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students, Agriculture
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