A cross-sectional analysis of the importance of agricultural mechanics skills taught

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Author: Rasty, John R.; Anderson, Ryan G.


In 1994, Laird conducted a study using secondary agricultural education teachers across the United States to determine the depth agricultural mechanics skills were being taught at the time, and how important those skills would be in 2004. The researchers conducted a follow up study in 2016, using secondary agricultural education teachers in Iowa as the population. This research compares the findings from both Laird, and the researchers to form a cross-sectional comparison spanning 32 years between the depth skills that were taught in 1994 and the predicted importance of those skills in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Evaluation; Secondary education; Quality

Keywords: Analysis; Continuous improvement; Curriculum development; Education; Future; Knowledge level; Skill analysis; Skill needs; Skills mismatch; Teachers

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Raleigh, North Carolina: Association for Career and Technical Education Research, 2017

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Journal volume: 42

Journal number: 2

Journal date: September 2017

Pages: pp. 103-116

ISSN: 1554-754X (print), 1554-7558 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 132.429

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