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Shellhouse, Jarred A.; Spratley, Sophie L.; Suarez, Cecilia E. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
This study examined the motivating factors that influenced prospective graduate students' choice in pursuing an advanced degree and choosing an institution at which to study. This article articulates the qualitative piece of a larger study which sought to understand these reasons and why they were important. Interviews from 15 current graduate…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Graduate Students, Social Sciences, College Choice
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Figland, Whitney L.; Blackburn, J. Joey; Roberts, Richie – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
In higher education classrooms, teacher-centered instruction remains the dominant learning approach. However, as calls have increased for university graduates to demonstrate the ability to solve complex problems, active learning strategies such as flipped classrooms and team-based learning (TBL), have emerged as popular approaches to ensure…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning, Agricultural Education
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DiBenedetto, Catherine A.; Willis, Victoria C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
Awareness of one's knowledge, skills, and dispositions are important for college graduates to excel in the workforce. The purpose of this study was to administer a needs assessment to students enrolled in the Agricultural Sciences department at Clemson University to determine areas of discrepancy based on perceived levels of proficiency and…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Career Readiness, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Wells, Trent; Miller, Greg – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
Simulator technologies such as virtual reality (VR) can serve as practical tools in the educational process. VR technology applications can be effectively used for weld process training. Weld process training can often be found in university-level agricultural education settings. We sought to determine if using a VR technology application within…
Descriptors: Welding, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Agricultural Education
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Frost, Keith J.; Rayfield, John – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
With the continued shortage of teachers in agricultural education, the teacher preparation faculty in agricultural education at Texas Tech University began a series of investigations evaluating the teacher preparation program. These evaluations sought to identify areas for improvement and determine if elements of the student teaching experience…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Student Teaching, Teacher Education Programs, Influences
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Wells, Trent; Miller, Greg – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
Technology in school settings has undergone a tremendous degree of evolution in recent decades. Educational technologies can be used for a wide range of applications. In school-based agricultural education (SBAE) settings, an assortment of educational technologies is often used to achieve instructional objectives. As a computer-based technology,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Agricultural Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Albritton, Matthew C.; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
Many students currently in preservice agricultural education teacher education programs do not have traditional agricultural backgrounds. Many of those students are experiencing skills they will be required to teach or utilize upon employment for the first and sometimes only time in introductory course work within their teacher education programs.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Vocational Education Teachers
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Baker, Marshall A.; Cline, Lauren Lewis – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Over the last three years, agricultural educators have demonstrated a strong preference for the coaching role, as defined by the Kolb Educator Role Profile (KERP). The purpose of this collective case study was to better understand why this dominant coach preference exists in Oklahoma preservice agricultural educators. Kolb Educator Role Profile…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Test Validity
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Ruth, Taylor K.; Emmert, Jason L. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
In order to address complex challenges of the 21st century, colleges of agriculture have to produce career ready graduates. Despite industry professionals consistently identifying writing as an essential skill for perspective employees, they have identified a lack of writing skills amongst college graduates. To help prepare the future workforce,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Writing Skills, Beliefs, Expectation
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Lemley, Stephanie M.; Hart, Steven M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
In this study, we examined using a Disciplinary Literacy Project (DLP) to develop secondary agricultural education preservice teachers' disciplinary literacy perspectives and practices. Our findings revealed that the three preservice teachers developed a deeper understanding of agricultural literacies and applied this knowledge in different ways…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Agricultural Education, Secondary School Students, Preservice Teachers
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Raczkoski, Brandon M.; Robinson, J. Shane; Edwards, M. Craig; Baker, Marshall A.; Gordon, Sarah R.; Cole, Ki – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
This study investigated the factor structure of the Perceived Costs of Studying Abroad Instrument (PCoSAI), as adapted from the expectancy-value-cost model instrument, with exploratory factor analysis (EFA) from 1 independent sample of students enrolled in a College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) at Oklahoma State…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, Factor Structure, Expectation
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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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Roberts, Richie; Edwards, M. Craig; Robinson, J. Shane – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
In the 1990s, higher education institutions began to dedicate substantial resources to support the integration of service-learning (SL) in courses across university campuses. However, a dearth in the knowledge base endures in regard to understanding how faculty members', and especially agricultural education teacher educators', underlying beliefs…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Service Learning, Agricultural Education, Teacher Educators
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Webb, Randy C.; Westfall-Rudd, Donna M.; Scherer, Hannah H.; Rudd, Rick D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
The call for agricultural education programs to integrate more rigorous scientific and technology driven content has left many secondary agricultural education teachers unprepared (Baker, 2015). New content that addresses the changes in the agricultural industry has required secondary agricultural teachers to seek continuing professional…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Vocational Education Teachers, College Faculty, Secondary School Teachers
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Roberts, Richie; Edwards, M. Craig; Robinson, J. Shane – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Service-learning (SL) appears to have influenced school-based, agricultural education (SBAE) since its early inception. And current trends suggest the method may be gaining increased interest in the discipline. However, little is known about the role that agricultural education teacher educators' beliefs and intentions play in deterring SL's use…
Descriptors: Barriers, Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Agricultural Education
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