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Courses in Agricultural Education (AED)

Questions pertaining to the following courses should be directed to the instructor or Lynn Martindale 530-754-6655.

Lower Division

92. Internship (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: lower division standing; consent of instructor. Supervised internship off and on campus in areas of agricultural education. (P/NP grading only.)

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

Upper Division

100. Concepts in Agricultural and Environmental Education (3)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing. Philosophy and nature of formal and non-formal agricultural and environmental education programs. Emphasis on understanding the role of the teacher and observing a variety of programs. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt.—W. (W.) Martindale

160. Vocational Education (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Philosophy and organization of vocational education, with particular reference to educational principles for agriculture commerce, home economics, and industry. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt.—F. (F.) 

171. Audiovisual Communications (2)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing. Theory and principles of audiovisual communications. Comparison of audio-visual materials such as transparencies, slides, computer-generated graphics, and videos. Operation and use of audiovisual equipment is stressed. Offered irregularly.

172. Multimedia Productions (3)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 171 recommended. Design and production of educational, technical, and professional multimedia presentations. Instructional or professional presentations using a variety of media, including slides, video, transparencies, and computer-generated graphics. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt.

190. Seminar in Agricultural Education (2)

Seminar—2 hours. Discussion of selected critical issues in agricultural education. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)—W. (W.) 

192. Internship (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing; consent of instructor. Supervised internship off and on campus in areas of agricultural education. (P/NP grading only.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

Professional

300. Directed Field Experience in Teaching (2)

Discussion—1 hour; field experience—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 100. Experience as teaching assistant in agriculture or home economics programs in public schools. May be repeated one time for credit.
(S/U grading only.)

301. Planning for Instructional Programs (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 100; course 300 (may be taken concurrently). Major paradigms in program planning and development. Emphasis on key steps in curriculum development, including selection and organization of educational objectives, learning experiences and teaching materials and resources.—S. (S.) Trexler

302. Teaching Methods in Agricultural Education (3)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 100, course 300 (may be taken concurrently). Development of teaching strategies with special emphasis on the designing of learning experiences, instructional execution, and use of teaching aids in agricultural education.

306A. Field Experience with Future Farmers
of America and Supervised Experience Programs (4)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours; field work—6 hours. Prerequisite: acceptance into a teacher education program; course 306B (concurrently). Develop an understanding of the Future Farmers of America and supervised occupational experience programs through planning, conducting, and evaluating actual programs. Offered irregularly.

306B. Field Experience in Teaching Agriculture (5-18)

Student teaching (corresponds with public school session). Prerequisite: acceptance into a teacher education program; course 306A (concurrently); courses 100, 300, 301, 302. Directed teaching including supervision of occupational experience programs and youth activities in secondary schools or community colleges. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of 18 units. Offered irregularly.

323. Resource Development: Agricultural Education (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: courses 306A, 306B. Selection and implementation of community resources in teaching.

390. Seminar: Issues in Agricultural Education (2)

Discussion/laboratory—4 hours. Prerequisite: acceptance into a teacher education program and courses 306A-306B. Discussion and evaluation of current issues, theories and research in agricultural education. (S/U grading only.)

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