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AEE (Agricultural and Extension Education)
491
032262
Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
No
Seminar in Agricultural Education
Seminar in Agri Education
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agricultural & Extension Education (11AEE)
Term Offering
Spring Only
Offered Every Year
Spring 2016
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Letter Grade Only
1
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Seminar1
Course Attribute(s)


If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Travis Park
Associate Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Seminar3535NoSeminar intended to accompany student teaching.
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Corequisites: AEE 424 and AEE 427
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
11AGEDBSAgricultural Education-BSRequired
This course helps students analyze the opportunities and challenges facing teachers of agriculture as they prepare for their careers. Topics include balancing work and professional life as a teacher, portfolio assessments of teachers and programs, classroom management, teacher liability, and preparation for the job search in agricultural education.

Student teachers return to campus throughout their student teaching semester. This course will provide concrete, graded assignments for students to complete to aid their reflection both in and on their teaching practice. The course will also help prepare them professionally for their future career in teaching agriculture. Students will learn concepts that does not fit into other courses, because of applied, dynamic nature of these concepts.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
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Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
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Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
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Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
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Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
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Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
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Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
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Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

Dr. Travis Park will be teaching this course in lieu of AEE 490, which is currently in his teaching load. No new resources will be required to teach this new course.

Course Objectives. This course will prepare students to be...



  1. Current about issues in agricultural education.

  2. Competent beginning teachers of agriculture.

  3. Balanced in their personal and professional lives.

  4. Collaborative with their fellow teachers.

  5. Professional and ready for gainful employment in agricultural education.


Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes. Students will be able to...



  1. Identify current challenges and opportunities associated with agricultural education.

  2. Prepare a professional portfolio that documents preparation for, delivery of, and assessment of student learning in agriculture.

  3. Design a plan for balancing personal and professional obligations as an agriculture teacher.

  4. Collaborate as a community of practice with other agriculture teachers.

  5. Prepare a resume, cover letter, and interview for a career in agricultural education.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Attendance25Students will attend all course meetings
Written Assignment50Students will revise their edTPA and prepare a promising teaching practices paper, a resume and cover letter, and a professional development plan
Discussion25Students will participate in classroom discussion, both in person, respond to online prompts, participate in student teaching questionnaires, and share promising practices with peers.
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Time Management1 hourGuest speaker, time management plan
Teacher Liability and Legal Issues1 hourGuest speaker
Balancing Personal and Professional Life2 hoursDiscussion, professional development plan
Teaching Resources2 hoursGuest speakers, active learning with resources
Reflective Practice4 hoursFocus groups, discussions
Promising Practices for Teaching Agriculture4 hoursPeer presentations
Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Interview2 hours

flowersj (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:58:55 GMT): Rollback: Revision
renutt (Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:39:51 GMT): Rollback: Small typo on catalog description: use "life instead of live; in syllabus, 25% of grade is related to paricipation in class discussions - please state how this will be graded and upload revised syllabus, then submit again; action was approved pending these two small changes.
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