Handbook On Agricultural Education In Public Schools

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Editor: Delmar Pub
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The Handbook on Agricultural Education in Public Schools, sixth edition is the leading text for college students enrolled in agricultural education programs, and it is now available in its sixth edition. This edition addresses all components of effective middle school and high school agricultural education programs within the context of national educational policies and trends in schooling. Sound philosophical perspectives, research-based practices, and application scenarios are offered throughout. This text emphasizes contemporary approaches for developing and delivering agricultural education programs, with detailed focus on strategies for enhancing learning in the core subjects, experiential learning, laboratory instruction, and problem solving. It is designed as the perfect reference for university students who are preparing to become agriculture educators in public schools, and emphasizes inquiry-based, problem solving, and experiential learning strategies for teaching and learning in agricultural education. This established book functions not only as an ideal text but as a professional reference as well. Benefits: * Includes chapters on agricultural education provided by the Cooperative Extension Service, the agricultural industry, communities, and governmental agencies * Incorporates TNL (The Next Level) application and extension activities throughout * Provides research-based practices for effective teaching and instructional planning * Uses photographs and illustrations to clarify key concepts * Includes strategies for enhancing student achievement in math, science, and reading as a part of the agricultural education instructional program * NEW! Includes chapters on agricultural education provided by non-school entities and organizations, and strategies for teaching science applications in agriculture * NEW! Addresses new approaches for youth leadership development and supervised experience programs, and an expansion of probl

Computer And Computing Technologies In Agriculture Ii Volume 3

Author: Daoliang Li
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441902120
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The papers in this volume comprise the refereed proceedings of the Second IFIP International Conference on Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture (CCTA2008), in Beijing, China, 2008. The conference on the Second IFIP International Conference on Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture (CCTA 2008) is cooperatively sponsored and organized by the China Agricultural University (CAU), the National Engineering Research Center for Information Technology in Agriculture (NERCITA), the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering (CSAE) , International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Beijing Society for Information Technology in Agriculture, China and Beijing Research Center for Agro-products Test and Farmland Inspection, China. The related departments of China’s central government bodies like: Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Education and the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation, Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, etc. have greatly contributed and supported to this event. The conference is as good platform to bring together scientists and researchers, agronomists and information engineers, extension servers and entrepreneurs from a range of disciplines concerned with impact of Information technology for sustainable agriculture and rural development. The representatives of all the supporting organizations, a group of invited speakers, experts and researchers from more than 15 countries, such as: the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Germany, Greece, Australia, Estonia, Japan, Korea, India, Iran, Nigeria, Brazil, China, etc.

The History And Growth Of Career And Technical Education In America

Author: Howard R. D. Gordon
Editor: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478615214
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Dr. Gordon was the first scholar/educator to publish a relevant, up-to-date synthesis of the history, philosophy, legislation, and organizational/curricular structure of career and technical education. The fourth edition features comprehensive background and research on such topics as evolving employer expectations, special-needs populations, land-grant institutions, teacher shortages and alternative certification, CTSOs, and an historical overview of influential leaders and their impact on CTE curriculum development. Pre-service teachers as well as experienced CTE teachers will appreciate this well-documented road map of CTE.

Communication In Extension

Author: Harry A. Carey
Editor: Food & Agriculture Org.
ISBN: 9789251043578
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Communication in extension plays an important role in technology transfer, whereas many field extension workers are poorly trained in this particular area as well as in the development of educational materials. This publication was prepared as a teaching and learning guide to be used in the pre-service and in-service education of extension staff, community development workers and all those who work and serve in rural communities. It can be considered as an ''extension methodology tool-box'' to train extension field staff in their work at the village level.

Agricultural Communications In Action A Hands On Approach

Author: Ricky Telg
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113370915X
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Packed with real-life illustrations and practical applications, AGRICULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS IN ACTION: A HANDS-ON APPROACH helps students become better equipped as effective communicators. With a high degree of correlation to the AFNR Standards, this exciting First Edition is focused specifically on skills-building and communication concepts. It helps students understand the broad methods utilized in communication--whether it be in journalism, through social media, or in other outlets. With the text's breadth and depth of coverage, students can master communications development concepts quickly and then immediately put them into action. Current communication trends are integrated throughout this practical, how-to text. It also includes insight from real professionals in various agriculture-related industries, illustrating how they tackle communication issues and problems. Communications skills are critical to student success in high school, college, and their careers. By learning and applying the contents of this book, students will be better able to communicate the importance of agriculture to the world around them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Methods Of Teaching Agriculture

Author: L. H. Newcomb
Editor: Prentice Hall
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This text was designed to be of use in preservice and inservice education courses. It is useful in courses related to teaching methods, introductory agricultural education, course or program planning, SAE, and evaluation of learning. Teacher educators should find the unique examples used in the text highly useful in teaching their courses.

A History Of Education In The British Leeward Islands 1838 1945

Author: Howard A. Fergus
Editor: University of West Indies Press
ISBN: 9789766401313
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Examines the social and economic forces that have shaped and constrained the development of education in the British Leeward Islands following emancipation. It offers a critique on British colonial education and highlights significant achievements in this area.

Fundamentals Of Extention Education And Management In Extension

Author: K.A. Jalihal And V. Veerabhadraiah
Editor: Concept Publishing Company
ISBN: 9788180693489
Size: 18,98 MB
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Agriculture And The Undergraduate

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Editor: National Academies
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This document reports the proceedings of a national conference to chart the comprehensive changes needed to meet the challenges of undergraduate professional education in agriculture. Part I of the proceedings contains the following 14 conference papers: (1) "Rethinking Undergraduate Professional Education for the Twenty-First Century: The University Vantage Point" (Nils Hasselmo); (2) "Rethinking Undergraduate Professional Education for the Twenty-First Century: The Public Policy Vantage Point" (Ray Thornton); (3) "The Challenges for Professional Education in Agriculture: A Corporate Vantage Point" (Robert M. Goodman); (4) "The Environmental Curriculum: An Undergraduate Land-Grant Future?" (John C. Gordon); (5) "Environment and Ecology: Greening the Curriculum, A Public Policy Perspective" (James R. Moseley); (6) "The Inherent Value of the College Core Curriculum" (Lynne V. Cheney); (7) "General Education and the New Curriculum" (Gary E. Miller); (8) "Agriculture: A System, a Science, or a Commodity?" (Norman R. Scott and Brian F. Chabot); (9) "Educating a Culturally Diverse Professional Work Force for the Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resource System" (William P. Hytche); (10) "Scientific Literacy: The Enemy Is Us" (Robert M. Hazen); (11) "The Priority: Undergraduate Professional Education" (Joseph E. Kunsman, Jr.); (12) "Positioning Undergraduate Professional Education as the Priority" (C. Eugene Allen); (13) "Science, Technology, and the Public" (Peter Spotts); (14) "A Challenge, A Charge, and a Commitment" (Karl G. Brandt). Part II of the proceedings presents reports of the 14 conference discussions on such topics as: teaching and research; including agriculture in K-12 education; cultural diversity; designing an environmentally responsible undergraduate curriculum; curriculum innovation; teaching science as inquiry; emphasizing the social sciences and humanities; teaching agricultural science as a system; and various contexts of agriculture (social and ethical, economic, and global). Appendices list program participants and poster exhibit titles and presenters. (MDH)

Modern Livestock Poultry Production

Author: Frank Flanders
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305483154
Size: 19,81 MB
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Designed for career and technical high school students who require competency in all phases and types of livestock production, the Ninth Edition of MODERN LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PRODUCTION has been revised to include the most up-to-date, comprehensive information in the field. With coverage of basic animal science and livestock industry information as well as current issues in animal agriculture, this engaging text covers everything students need to know about livestock and poultry animals for classroom study and beyond. Through updated visual aids, real-world applications, and comprehensive study tools, the Ninth Edition provides students with a solid understand of the anatomy, physiology, nutrition, feeding, and reproduction of multiple livestock and poultry breeds. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.