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Weitzenkamp, Deborah; Dam, Karna; Chichester, Lindsay – Journal of Extension, 2015
The 4-H Livestock Quality Assurance course is a mobile Extension course for youth and youth leaders. In 3 years of implementation, over 6,600 participants from 16 states have learned about good production practices for animal agriculture through the innovative online Nebraska Livestock Quality Assurance course. By evaluating the needs of our youth…
Descriptors: Animals, Agricultural Education, Extension Education, Quality Assurance
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Brumfield, Robin G.; Carleo, Jenny S.; Kenny, Laura B.; Melendez, Meredith; O'Neill, Barbara; Polanin, Nicholas; Reynolds-Allie, Kenesha – Journal of Extension, 2017
Annie's Project is a widely known risk management program emphasizing five areas of risk and creating support networks for women in agriculture. Designed as an 18-hr course delivered through a series of face-to-face classes, it can be adapted to meet the learning needs and time constraints of the target audience and instructors. This article…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Females, Agricultural Occupations, Video Technology
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Van Crowder, L.; Anderson, J. – European Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 1997
Weak links among research, education, and extension often result from their informal nature, national agriculture policy environment, and funding shortages. An integrative systems approach can strengthen links to improve agriculture technology systems. (SK)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Educational Research, Extension Education, Research Utilization
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Williams, Sarah C.; Farrell, Shannon L.; Kerby, Erin E.; Kocher, Megan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2019
This study involved a thorough examination of attitudes and opinions of agricultural researchers toward open access publishing and data sharing. Utilizing the results of the Ithaka S+R Agriculture Research Support Services project, we reanalyzed our institutional interview transcripts and synthesized information from the project's publicly…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Attitudes, Access to Information, Researchers
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Warnock, Stuart H.; Boykin, Nancy J.; Tung, Wei Chih – Journal of Research in Education, 2011
Literature on educational technology touts its potential for enhancing student outcomes such as learning, satisfaction, and performance. But are these benefits universal and do they apply to all applications and/or forms of educational technology? This study focuses on one such system, the Smart Board Technology System (SBTS) and the impact its…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Satisfaction, Student Attitudes
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Bartholomew, Scott R.; McGraw, Tim; Fauber, Daphne; Charlesworth, Jon; Weitlauf, John – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2020
Technological advances, artificial intelligence innovations, and widespread computing have all combined to necessitate a new generation of knowledge workers where data becomes a ubiquitous part of decision making (Sutton, 2006). Teaching today's students through the application of this "new" knowledge to long-established fields…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Water, Agriculture, High School Students
Stone, James R., III; Alfeld, Corinne; Pearson, Donna; Lewis, Morgan V.; Jensen, Susan – National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2006
An experimental study tested a model for enhancing mathematics instruction in five high school career and technical education (CTE) programs (agriculture, auto technology, business/marketing, health, and information technology). The model consisted of a pedagogy and intense teacher professional development. Volunteer CTE teachers were randomly…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Career Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Smith, H. Eric; Blackburn, J. Joey; Stair, Kristin S.; Burnett, Michael F. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The purpose of this preexperimental study was to determine the effects of a blended learning environment on school-based agricultural education students' ability to identify 30 species of trees by leaves. Louisiana agriculture teachers were recruited based on district policy regarding whether students could use smartphones for learning in the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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DiBenedetto, Catherine A.; Willis, Victoria C.; Barrick, R. Kirby – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
School-based agricultural education (SBAE) programs have become more diverse with the ever changing and growing agriculture industry. Agricultural education teachers are challenged with expanding their knowledge and competencies to effectively teach and design successful SBAE programs. Needs assessments aid in providing guidance for professional…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Program Design, Teacher Effectiveness
Stenzel, Sam; Lukens, Roger L. – Agricultural Education Magazine, 1972
Describes several 2-year programs in agriculture, including production agriculture, feedlot management technology, meat inspection technology, and animal hospital technology. (SB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Community Colleges, Educational Programs, Employment Opportunities
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Smith, H. Eric; Blackburn, J. Joey; Stair, Kristin S.; Burnett, Michael F. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
The smartphone is perhaps the most influential device in modern society. Research has indicated students perceived that using smartphones in the classroom aided learning. However, most American high schools ban students from using phones in the classroom. Previous research supports the idea that advanced smartphone applications in student-centered…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Otte, Pia Piroschka; Bernardo, Ricardo; Phinney, Randi; Davidsson, Henrik; Tivana, Lucas Daniel – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: In this paper, we discuss the role of participatory research in integrated agricultural technology development using the example of a solar fruit drying project in Mozambique.Design/Methodology/Approach: We engage in seven participatory exercises with groups of farmers from two farmers' associations in Inharrime district in Mozambique to…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Agriculture, Technology, Foreign Countries
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Witt, Phillip A.; Ulmer, Jonathan D.; Burris, Scott; Brashears, Todd; Burley, Hansel – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
Teacher and student behaviors in the classroom have been linked to student achievement. The hands-on, real world experiences which students are offered through career and technical education courses provide an opportunity for agricultural education to make contributions to student achievement. The purpose of this study was to compare engaged time…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Comparative Analysis, Learner Engagement, Time Factors (Learning)
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Lindner, James R.; Baker, Matt – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2003
A survey of 69 agriculture master's students at Texas Tech and Texas A & M universities received 46 responses. Students rated perceived competence highest in the areas of enhancing teaching and learning, ability to focus attention and deliver information, and content skills. Lowest ratings were in cross-national agriculture, effective use of…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Competence, Higher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Moakofhi, Moakofhi; Leteane, Oratile; Phiri, Tawona; Pholele, Thato; Sebalatlheng, Perncy – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2017
The integration of technology in the education process has immensely improved the acquisition and retention of knowledge. Although e-learning initiatives bring many advantages to the education system, these rewards have not been fully realised in developing countries like Botswana. Therefore, in the current study, authors set out to identify…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Barriers, Agricultural Education
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