Foundations of Agricultural Education, Fourth Edition

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 Foundations of Agricultural Education, Fourth Edition
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Purdue University Press
07/15/2022
480pp
English
9781612497549
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Book Description

Foundations of Agricultural Education, Fourth Edition is designed for college students in agricultural education and others interested in agricultural education as fundamental preparation for the profession. Teachers of agricultural education and those in support roles will find this book to be a helpful resource. This fourth edition is updated to reflect current educational theory and practices, and includes changed laws and initiatives since the third edition. This updated textbook is appropriate for both introductory and advanced courses. Each chapter begins with a scenario designed to engage the learner in thinking about the content of that chapter and draws from relevant research and literature. Photos, illustrations, and tables provide greater context to key concepts, and every chapter concludes with questions for review and discussion, as well as additional activities designed to guide the learner into further exploration. Foundations of Agricultural Education, Fourth Edition is an engaging, immersive guide that will help prepare the next generation of agricultural educators.

About the Author(s):

Dr. B. Allen Talbert is a professor of agricultural education at Purdue University. He currently teaches courses in School-Based Agricultural Education program planning, SAE/FFA, and student teaching. His research focuses on recruitment and retention of students from underrepresented minority groups. His engagement work is focused on professional development of agriculture teachers and service to FFA on all levels.

Dr. Barry Croom has more than thirty-five years of experience in agricultural education. Croom began his professional career as a high school agricultural education teacher. While a high school teacher, Croom was selected by the National FFA Organization to develop and present in-service workshops to teachers across the United States. Croom maintains a research program that focuses on effective teaching, career and technical education policy, and diversity in agricultural and extension education. He is the author of three textbooks, fifty peer-reviewed publications, and more than twenty popular publications.

Dr. Sarah E. LaRose is an assistant professor of agricultural education at Purdue University. She began her career in agricultural education as a high school agricultural education teacher and FFA advisor in Woodbury, Connecticut, where she developed curriculum on local food production and extensively used agricultural teaching laboratory spaces to deliver instruction. Her research seeks to cultivate the development of agricultural educators who actively create student-centered, inclusive programs so that all students can experience the transformative benefits of agricultural education.