Courses of Study 2016-2017 
    Nov 16, 2018  
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3310 - [Careers in Agriculture, Extension, and Adult Education]

Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

J. A. Perry.

Designed to examine program development, methodologies, leadership, evaluation, and implementation in three areas of teaching: adult education, cooperative extension, and agricultural education. The course provides a historical perspective and an introduction to the organization and scope of programs. Students examine career opportunities and characteristics of the professions addressed. Course activities include a class project, field observation, and experiences during arranged times.

Outcome 1: Become aware of differences and similarities across the audience profiles and develop targeted approaches to each.

Outcome 2: Gain understanding of the history and future development of extension programming and how it impacts instructional methods and opportunities.

Outcome 3: Develop a personal philosophy and vision for presenting technical information in a professional, yet approachable format that stimulates questions and further inquiry.

Outcome 4: Gain competency in selecting and integrating appropriate technological tools
for instruction across a variety of audiences.

Outcome 5: Develop techniques to establish programming that differentiates presentations for a workshop, outreach program, and classroom presentation.

Outcome 6: Understand assessment strategies to verify learning objectives have been met and ascertain participant attitudes toward topics.

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