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.
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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.
This text has long been considered the standard for the profession...it is very thorough and covers details of most topics. It is well organized.
I like the new style of leading with objectives and following each set of materials suggestion topics for discussion.
I have always considered the Handbook to be the Bible for agricultural educators. The strengths are: coverage of a broad area of agricultural education; helpful for the novice teacher; and has a contemporary perspective with revisions.
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Book Description Delmar Cengage Learning, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111418039934