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Webster, Megan – Geography Teacher, 2018
Sustainable agriculture practices are increasingly being used by farmers to maintain soil quality, increase biodiversity, and promote production of food that is environmentally safe. There are several types of sustainable agriculture practices such as organic farming, crop rotation, and aquaculture. This lesson plan focuses on the sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Education, Farm Management
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Raven, Matt R. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
This manuscript is a published account of the 2019 Distinguished Lecture of the American Association of Agricultural Education (AAAE) Annual Meeting. The theme of this lecture is regenerative agriculture which the author considers to be one of the most important agricultural movements occurring today. The author speaks to fellow Agricultural…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Food, Social Influences, Cultural Influences
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Hendrix, Rachel; Morrison, Carley C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine postsecondary agriculture students' perceptions of and their personal competence in various workforce readiness skills. In addition, we sought to determine students' views of the importance of workforce readiness skills. The findings indicate that the participants felt most confident in their abilities to…
Descriptors: College Students, Agricultural Education, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Burrows, Michelle; Sorensen, Tyson; Spielmaker, Debra – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
Agriculture is essential to meeting our basic human needs for food, clothing and shelter, however; many citizens lack the agricultural literacy to understand the connection between agriculture, the environment and themselves. It is necessary for individuals to be agriculturally literate to make informed every-day decisions. It is vital that young…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Agricultural Education, Multiple Literacies, Teacher Attitudes
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McKim, Aaron J.; McKendree, Robert Bud; Pauley, Catlin M. – Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 2020
Educational games provide learners with team-based, experiential, and problem-centered learning opportunities. Therefore, educational games are recommended to encourage learner success in an increasingly complex and collaborative world. Research exploring interventions to increase teacher affinity toward games is needed to inform expansion of…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Agricultural Education, Natural Resources, Teaching Methods
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Inegbedion, Grace; Islam, Md. Mofakkarul – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: Against the backdrop of a worldwide decline in entry into agricultural courses, we investigate the factors that motivate young people to continue studying (and not to drop out from) agricultural courses in tertiary institutions. Methodology: A cross-sectional survey was used. Questionnaire data were collected from 967 students within four…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Academic Persistence, Student Motivation, Entrepreneurship
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Smith, Kayla – Natural Sciences Education, 2017
The world population is expected to reach 9.2 billion by the year 2050. Farmers are faced with the daily challenge of how to feed these people while availability of land and water is dwindling. The growth rates of global agricultural production and crop yields have slowed in the last couple of years, raising fears that the world may not be able to…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Diseases, Plants (Botany), Soil Science
McNall, Sarah – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine South Western agriculture teacher's mathematical content knowledge. Mathematics and science are both essential to the field of agriculture; however, while science curriculum is currently integrated in many high school agricultural education classrooms, mathematics coverage is limited (Stubbs & Myers,…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Mathematics Instruction, Agricultural Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Probst, L.; Ndah, H. T.; Rodrigues, P.; Basch, G.; Coulibaly, K.; Schuler, J. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019
Purpose: To develop a transformative learning process around the potential for innovation of technologies such as Conservation Agriculture. Design/methodology/approach: We applied principles of Transformative Learning and Communicative Action theories to design a learning process structured by the Qualitative Expert Assessment Tool for…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learning Processes, Agricultural Education, Instructional Design
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Francis, Onu M.; Ifeanyieze, Florence O.; Ikehi, Michael E.; Ojiako, Chiamaka C.; Okadi, Ashagwu O.; Nwankwo, Clara U.; Ekenta, Lilian U. – International Journal of Training Research, 2019
Nigeria is a developing nation, having ample resources that could help grow and sustain agricultural enterprises and ensure job creation. However, the increasing number of graduates of vocational courses becoming job seekers is worrisome. This study examines the perceptions of Nigerian university students about vocational studies and their…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Vocational Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
Faul, Callie C. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this research was to determine the retention rates of Agricultural Education graduates from Tarleton State University from the Fall of 2012 to the Spring of 2017. The research model for this study was descriptive/correlative. A survey instrument was used to evaluate the current status of the graduates. Survey items included…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teacher Persistence, College Graduates, State Universities
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Shoulders, Catherine W. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
After decades of research in agricultural education on teacher knowledge, needs, behaviors, satisfaction, and attrition, calls for additional research and reform have remained fairly consistent. One potential factor influencing the rate at which these challenges are overcome is teacher professional identity, which shapes how teachers interpret and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Professional Identity, Teacher Characteristics, Faculty Development
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Zendehdel, Kamran; Clarke, Lorraine Weller; Hu, Xiaochu; Hess, Richard – Journal of Extension, 2018
Urban youth participation in agricultural activities has been linked to positive educational outcomes. This article explores the gender and racial differences in perceived knowledge gain and intended behavior change among youths participating in a youth urban agriculture workshop in 2015. Participants were students from underserved areas in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Urban Youth, Workshops
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McKim, Aaron J.; Forbush, Mark; McKendree, R. Bud – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Water scarcity is a global problem in which, through consumption and eutrophication of freshwater, agriculture has contributed. The impact of water scarcity necessitates research into how agriculture, food, and natural resources (AFNR) educators can support solutions. A subset of AFNR educators in the Great Lakes Basin participated in a…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Sustainable Development, Water Quality, Agricultural Education
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Easterly, R. G., III; Stripling, Christopher T.; Myers, Brian E. – Journal of Career and Technical Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the nation's baccalaureate agriculture teacher education programs of study to synthesize current coursework requirements. Sixty-five baccalaureate programs of study were analyzed. The mean number of semester credit hours was 125.2, and the mean number of credit hours in the areas of professional knowledge,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Agricultural Education
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