Handbook on Agricultural Education in Public Schools

ISBN-10: 1418039934
ISBN-13: 9781418039936
Edition: 6th 2008
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Book details

List price: $177.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/2/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.970
Language: English

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.

Dr. Lloyd J. Phipps, Professor Emeritus, is and Agricultural Education instructor at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Edward W. Osborne is a Professor and Chair for the Department of Agricultural and Communication at the University of Florida.

Dr. James E. Dyer is and Associate Professor of the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication at the University of Florida.

Dr. Anna L. Ball is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural education at the University of Illinois.

Development, Nature, and Scope of Agricultural Education
School-Based Agricultural Education
Agricultural Literacy
Extension and Outreach Education
Agricultural Education in Business, Community, and Governmental Agencies
Program Development and Evaluation
Using Advisory Councils and Boards
Planning and Managing Educational Programs
Course Planning
Developing and Improving Facilities and Resources
Establishing and Maintaining Positive Community and Professional Relationships
Promoting and Marketing the Program
Evaluating Agricultural Education Programs
Effective Teaching
Theoretical Foundations and Principles of Effective Teaching
Effective Teacher Behaviors and Characteristics
Teaching Strategies and Methods
Using Problem Solving Teaching
Lesson Planning
Evaluating Student Learning
Special Considerations in Teaching Agriculture
Using Computers and Instructional Media
Teaching in Lab Settings
Teaching Agriscience
Meeting the Diverse Needs of All Learners
Teacher Professional Growth and Improvement
Youth Leadership Development
Fundamentals of Personal Leadership Development
The FFA as a Youth Leadership Development Tool
FFA Chapter Development and Advisement
Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Programs
Planning SAE Programs
Developing & Expanding SAE Programs
Supervising & Evaluating SAE Programs
Postsecondary & Adult Education in Agriculture
Agricultural Education at the Postsecondary Level
Developing, Managing, and Evaluating Adult Education Programs
Teaching Methods for Adults

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