Methods of Teaching Agriculture

Methods of Teaching Agriculture

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For courses in Agricultural Teaching Methods; also appropriate for Teacher Inservice and Professional Development courses, workshops, and seminars.Designed to be of use in pre-service and in-service education courses, this text 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. *Formerly an Interstate title.
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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.2 x 18.3mm | 580.61g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131134183
  • 9780131134188

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Providing a clear and concise framework for teaching and problem solving in agricultural education, the new edition of Methods of Teaching Agriculture is a necessary text for any teaching methods course. It includes a comprehensive examination of theory and research in guiding principles for how students learn best. Numerous illustrations and graphs clarify all concepts discussed within the text.

FEATURING: A new chapter on cooperative learning New computer references Discussion of group teaching techniques
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Table of contents

I. FOUNDATIONS FOR METHODS IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. 1. Factors Influencing Decisions about Teaching. 2. Principles of Teaching and Learning. 3. Planning the Course of Study. 4. Learning as Problem Solving. II. METHODS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING. 5. Planning for Instruction. 6. Group Teaching Techniques. 7. Individualized Teaching Techniques. 8. Managing Student Behavior. III. APPLICATION OF LEARNING. 9. Application of Learning: The Laboratory. 10. Application of Learning: Supervised Agricultural Experience. 11. Application of Learning: FFA. IV. TEACHING SPECIAL POPULATIONS. 12. Teaching Learners with Special Needs. 13. Teaching Adults. V. EVALUATION OF LEARNING. 14. Evaluation of Learning. Appendix A: Sample Unit of Instruction. Appendix B: Vocabulary Useful in Developing Objectives and Test Items at Various Cognitive Levels. Index.
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