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Grabau, L. J. – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1990
Four models which illustrate potential orientations for baccalaureate programs in agronomy are presented. Included are Technical Training; Information Transfer; Principles Application; and Systems Agronomy. Strengths and weaknesses of each program are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Agronomy, Bachelors Degrees, College Science, Curriculum Development
Mason, S. C.; And Others – Journal of Agronomic Education, 1987
Reports on a survey conducted to study attitudes toward agronomy graduate students conducting thesis research in developing countries. Compares perceptions of executive officers of international program offices and departments of agronomy, and major professors. (TW)
Descriptors: Agronomy, College Science, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
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Florell, Robert J.; And Others – Journal of Extension, 1972
Authors present findings of a study of attitudes toward joint appointments in agronomy departments throughout the United States. (Editor)
Descriptors: Attitudes, College Faculty, Departments, Employment Patterns
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Esteley, Cristina B.; Villarreal, Monica E.; Alagia, Humberto R. – Mathematical Thinking and Learning: An International Journal, 2010
Over the past several years, we have been exploring and researching a phenomenon that occurs among undergraduate students that we called extension of linear models to non-linear contexts or overgeneralization of linear models. This phenomenon appears when some students use linear representations in situations that are non-linear. In a first phase,…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students, College Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts
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Nichols, K. A.; Samson-Liebig, S. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2011
Soil quality, soil health, and soil sustainability are concepts that are being widely used but are difficult to define and illustrate, especially to a non-technical audience. The objectives of this manuscript were to develop simple and inexpensive methodologies to both qualitatively and quantitatively estimate water infiltration rates (IR),…
Descriptors: Audiences, Agronomy, Natural Resources, Demonstrations (Educational)
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Saville, David J.; Rowarth, Jacqueline S. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2008
This article reviews and discusses the use of statistical concepts in a natural resources and life sciences journal on the basis of a census of the articles published in a recent issue of the "Agronomy Journal" and presents a flow chart and a graph that display the inter-relationships between the most commonly used statistical terms. It also…
Descriptors: Flow Charts, Biological Sciences, Comparative Analysis, Natural Resources
Barnett, Cynthia; Miller, Greg; Polito, Thomas A.; Gibson, Lance – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2009
The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to determine if upper-level college students who participated in AgPAQ, an integrated course cluster learning community, would demonstrate enhanced learning in the areas of oral communication, written communication, and agronomic/economic technical content knowledge. The population (N = 182)…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Agronomy, Communication Skills, Quasiexperimental Design
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Copenheaver, Carolyn A.; Nelson, Katie L.; Goldbeck, Kryrille – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2009
Constructing academic genealogies involves the practice of creating family trees based on doctoral advisors, that is, the advisor-graduate student relationship replaces the father-son relationship. Forestry academic genealogies document the historical development of forestry and quantify the contributions of other disciplines. In this study, the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, College Faculty, Tenure, Doctoral Degrees
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Born, Kevin A.; Miller, Greg – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1999
A survey of 42 agronomy faculty showed their perceptions of Web-based distance education were higher when they were familiar with the master of science in agronomy program or had viewed a lesson. Their concerns included the value and rigor of Web-based degree programs and the effectiveness of online student-teacher interaction. (SK)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Faculty, Distance Education
North Dakota University System, 2011
This issue of "Legislative Review" takes a look at the news in higher education from February 21 to 25, 2011. This Legislative Review reports that: (1) HB 1003, the University System budget bill, was approved February 23 as amended by the House Appropriations, Education and Environment Division on a vote of 64-29; (2) Sponsored by…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Consumer Education, Agronomy, Vocational Education
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Koenig, Richard T.; Cerny-Koenig, Teresa; Kotuby-Amacher, Janice; Grossl, Paul R. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2008
Enrollment by students in degree programs other than traditional horticulture, agronomy, and soil science has increased in basic plant and soil science courses. In order to broaden the appeal of these courses to students from majors other than agriculture, we developed a hands-on laboratory exercise relating the basic concepts of a soil energy…
Descriptors: Horticulture, Agronomy, Energy, Hands on Science
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Dhatrak, Swapnil P.; Jadhav, R. A. – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2018
The Present investigation aims in studying the crop diversification in Nashik District. The present study is based on sundry data collected from different government organizations. The data covers 30 years i.e. from 1980-81 to 2011-12. All the types of crops were considered for the study. In order to study the economics of crop diversification,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agronomy, Agricultural Production, Economic Factors
Klepper, Betty – Journal of Agronomic Education, 1986
Encourages the formation of long-term career goals for women in agronomy. Offers perspectives and practical suggestions for obtaining positions, maintaining professional credentials, and managing personal and career related obligations. (ML)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, Career Development, Career Planning
Monthalane, Dunston – Ceres, 1978
Presents an interview with the dean of the faculty of agronomy in Maputo, Mozambique. The interview presents the dean's perspective on the training of agricultural cadres in Mozambique, and agricultural research. (HM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Personnel, Agricultural Research Projects, Agronomy, Developing Nations
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Bonczek, James L.; Snyder, Lori Unruh; Ellis, Larry R. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2007
We describe our pedagogical approaches and experiences with an academic club service learning project (one semester, 20 club participants, including both graduate students and lower and upper-level undergraduates). Our service learning project responds to the recent demand for more community service-based club projects within the College of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Clubs, Service Learning, Soil Science
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