Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Agricultural Education

Majors in Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication - Skilled & Technical Sciences Option will be able to:

  1. Understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students.
  2. Understand how children learn and develop, and can provide learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social and personal development.
  3. Understand how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners.
  4. Understand and use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage student’s development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
  5. Use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
  6. Use knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration and supportive interaction in the classroom.
  7. Plan instruction based upon knowledge of subject manner, students, the community, and curriculum goals.
  8. Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of the learner.
  9. Be a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his/her choices and actions on others (students, parents and other professionals in the learning community) and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
  10. Foster relationships with school colleagues, parents and agencies in the larger community to support students learning and well-being.

Majors in Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication - Teaching Option will be able to:

  1. Understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students.
  2. Understand how children learn and develop, and can provide learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social and personal development.
  3. Understand how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners.
  4. Understand and use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage student’s development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
  5. Use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
  6. Use knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration and supportive interaction in the classroom.
  7. Plan instruction based upon knowledge of subject manner, students, the community, and curriculum goals.
  8. Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of the learner.
  9. Be a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his/her choices and actions on others (students, parents and other professionals in the learning community) and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
  10. Foster relationships with school colleagues, parents and agencies in the larger community to support students learning and well-being.

Majors in Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication - Leadership Option will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of leadership theories, models, and behaviors to solve problems in agricultural and environmental sciences fields and beyond.
  2. Develop competence to apply leadership skills at the individual, team and organizational/community levels.
  3. Develop critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate leadership issues in complex and global environments.
  4. Develop a level of self-awareness as well as the cognitive and emotional ability to effectively work with and develop people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  5. Develop and implement a personal plan for transfer of knowledge, skills, and behaviors gained to career/professional life via a guided capstone internship.

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