Graudate Courses

AG ED 615 Leadership of Volunteers 3(3, 0)
Provides an overview of volunteer management. The knowledge, skills, and abilities required of professional managers to involve volunteers effectively in the work of organizations are examined.

AG ED 616 Ethics and Issues in Agriculture and the Food and Fiber System 3(3, 0)
Explores ethical theories, concepts of critical thinking, and major ethical issues in American agriculture. The major social, political, economic, and ethical issues that arise in connection to the “food and fiber system” are examined and potential solutions considered.

AG ED 623 Curriculum 2(2, 0)
Curriculum goals and related planning for career and continuing education programs.

AG ED 625 Teaching Agricultural Mechanics 2(1,3)
Organizing course content, conducting and managing an agricultural mechanics laboratory, shop safety, microteaching demonstrations of psychomotor skills, and methods of teaching manipulative abilities.

AG ED 628 Special Studies in Agricultural Education 1-3(1-3, 0)
Students study, individually or collectively, selected topics and/or problems in agricultural education to meet the particular needs of the clientele enrolled. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.

AG ED 631 Methods in Environmental Education 3(3, 0)
Study of various techniques appropriate for teaching environmental education. Instruction is applicable to elementary, high school, and adult-level teachers. Offered summer session only.

AG ED 640 Program Development in Adult/Extension Education 3(3, 0)
Principles, theory, and practice in planning and conducting educational programs in adult/extension settings. Preq: Junior standing or consent of instructor.

AG ED (ED F, THRD) 680 Educational Applications of Microcomputers 3(2, 2)
See ED F 480.

AG ED (ED F, THRD) 682 Advanced Educational Applications of Microcomputers 3(2, 2)
See ED F 482.

AG ED 736 Internship Teaching 3(1, 6)
S Professional competency and program development through classroom and practical experiences in planning, conducting, and evaluating educational programs.

AG ED 737 Internship in Agribusiness Firms 3(1, 6)
SS Classroom and practical experiences in selected agricultural businesses and industries. Students identify and practice entry-level competencies required in selected agribusiness and natural resource management enterprises.

AG ED 750 Special Institute Course: Selected Topics in Agricultural Education 1-3(1-3, 0)
Subject areas organized according to institute needs. Topics vary from course to course. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Preq: Consent of instructor.

AG ED 801 Systems for Technology Transfer 3(3, 0)
Development of a philosophical foundation and utilization of cooperative learning strategies and techniques to disseminate effectively technological change for expanding clientele and diverse socioeconomic environments.

AG ED 803 Evaluation of Instructional Programs 3(2, 3)
F Odd-numbered years. Measurement and evaluation in general and as applied to agricultural and vocational education; selection and/or development and use of instruments for appraising educational outcomes of student achievement and total programs. Preq:Consent of instructor.

AG ED 804 Special Problems 3(2, 3)
Planning, conducting, and reporting a special problem in agricultural and vocational education appropriate to students' needs.

AG ED 805 Administration and Supervision in Agricultural Education 3(3, 0)
S Even-numbered years. Developing a philosophy of education including application of administrative concepts in supervising agricultural education programs. Preq: Experience in agricultural education.

AG ED 810 Clinical Research in Agricultural Education 1-6(0, 3-18)
Individual work on assigned research topic in agricultural education. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Preq: AG ED 889, EX ST 801.

AG ED 812 Development of Supervised Agricultural Experience Programs 3(3, 0)
Provides secondary agriculture teachers with strategies for supervising and guiding students' supervised agricultural experiences (SAE). Preq: Student teaching in agricultural education.

AG ED 815 Teaching Agricultural and Power Mechanics 3(2, 3)
SS Odd-numbered years. Methods of determining course content, organizing teaching modules in logical sequence, equipping shop, teaching agricultural and power mechanics to farm and agribusiness clientele, providing individualized instruction, and developing off-farm experience programs.

AG ED 821 Theories and Practices of Adult Education 3(3, 0)
S Recent research on adult learning; a comparison of the assumptions supporting pedagogy and andragogy; teaching adults through formal classes and community organizations. Preq:ED 302 or PSYCH 201 or equivalent.

AG ED 869 Seminar 1-3(1-3, 0)
Students and faculty review current topics in agricultural education.

AG ED (CTE, ED) 889 Research in Education 3(3, 0)
Problem selection; types of educational research and techniques employed; use of ERIC system and computer program packages; interpretation of research findings.