Foundations of Agricultural Education

Author: Barry Croom
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133113594
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Foundations of Agricultural Education introduces future agricultural educators to their profession and support professional development of those now in the profession. This book focuses on current content, terminology, practices, and theory while giving historical and philosophical foundations to agricultural education. Examples and terms have been used that will help to keep the book current. The overall purpose is to provide a foundational resource, one that broadly covers each element necessary to be a teacher of agricultural education. Incumbent teachers will also find information useful to them as they go about their roles as professionals in agricultural education.

Foundations of Agricultural Education

Author: Barry Croom
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132859602
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Foundations of Agricultural Education introduces future agricultural educators to their profession and support professional development of those now in the profession. This book focuses on current content, terminology, practices, and theory while giving historical and philosophical foundations to agricultural education. Examples and terms have been used that will help to keep the book current. The overall purpose is to provide a foundational resource, one that broadly covers each element necessary to be a teacher of agricultural education. Incumbent teachers will also find information useful to them as they go about their roles as professionals in agricultural education.

Gace Agricultural Education Secrets Study Guide

Author: Gace Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1609717708
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Study Aids

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** GACE Agricultural Education Secrets helps you ace the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive GACE Agricultural Education Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. GACE Agricultural Education Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to GACE Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families, and much more...

Advanced Educational Foundations for Teachers

Author: Donald K. Sharpes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135720582
Release Date: 2013-10-11
Genre: Education

Sharpes' approach synthesizes historical, philosophical, and cultural standpoints. The text contains practical teaching applications alongside theory and an integrated emphasis of diversity and other multicultural themes. It also covers the history of schooling from ancient times to the present, including biographies of major non-Western figures as well as the canon of educational innovators.

Methods of Teaching Agriculture

Author: L. H. Newcomb
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131134183
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book deals with the foundations for methods of teaching agriculture, applications of learning, the special needs of unique populations, and the procedures for evaluating teaching and learning. It is the only comprehensive exploration of the teacher preparation curriculum in agricultural education. This comprehensive survey provides clear explanations and examples of learning applications to provide an in-depth study of planning for successful teaching. Topics include decisions about teaching, planning, group teaching techniques, managing student behavior, teaching special populations, and evaluating learning. This book about professional development is a useful reference tool for university professors, teacher educators, and inservice program educators.

The Foundations of Agricultural Economics

Author: J. A. Venn
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107475137
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Business & Economics

First published in 1933 as the second edition of a 1923 original, this book examines the many economic problems that can befall the agricultural industry, specifically that of the United Kingdom but with some reference to agricultural practices elsewhere in the world. Venn also includes a detailed study of the state of British agriculture immediately before and after WWI, as well as charts of agricultural output over time and detailed charts of acreage allotted to various crops in the UK. This book will be of interest to agricultural economists and historians.

Rice in the Tropics

Author: Robert Flint Chandler
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
ISBN: 9780891583622
Release Date: 1979
Genre: Agriculture and state

The importance of rive as a world crops, and its principal characteristics. The modern rice plant and the new technology: Greater potentials for rice production in the tropics. Problems of postharvest technology. Rice marketing. Some successful rice production programs. Promising rice research. Elements of a successful accelerated rice production program. A national rice program: putting the ingredients together.

Understanding Agriculture

Author: Committee on Agricultural Education in Secondary Schools
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309582025
Release Date: 1988-01-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book responds to the widespread recognition among experts that our educational system needs to change in order to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the future vitality of U.S. agriculture. Understanding Agriculture focuses on agricultural literacy (education about agriculture) and vocational agricultural education (education in agriculture). The section on agricultural literacy addresses the teaching of science through agriculture, teacher education and training, model educational programs, community support, and agricultural career exploration programs. Vocational agricultural education is examined in terms of program enrollment, availability and content, supervised occupational experiences, the Future Farmers of America program, and teacher education and supply.

Nystce Agriculture 068 Test Secrets Study Guide

Author: Nystce Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1610723368
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Study Aids

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** NYSTCE Agriculture (068) Test Secrets helps you ace the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NYSTCE Agriculture (068) Test Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. NYSTCE Agriculture (068) Test Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NYSTCE Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; Introduction to the NYSTCE Series including: NYSTCE Assessment Explanation, Two Kinds of NYSTCE Assessments; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific NYSTCE exam, and much more...

British Further Education

Author: A. J. Peters
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483154855
Release Date: 2014-05-16
Genre: Education

British Further Education: A Critical Textbook provides a coherent account of the system of Further Education in Great Britain, which is defined as the public provision for the education of persons who have left school, other than at universities, colleges of education, or establishments run by the armed services. This book discusses the aims of the national system of Further Education; how Further Education is provided; education for industrial skill; and part-time day education for all under 18 years of age. The topics on youth service; Further Education for the disabled and handicapped; and commonwealth relations of British Further Education are also elaborated in this publication. This textbook is beneficial to students and researchers conducting work on the expansion of education in Great Britain.