Welcome to Agricultural Education & Studies
The Department of Agricultural Education and Studies has as its focus the teaching and learning processes. All three elements of the land-grant philosophy - learning, discovery, and engagement - are part of the department's emphasis on the educational processes, and how these processes impact our clientele in a variety of agricultural settings.
News & Updates
North Central American Association for Agricultural Education Conference Awards
Recent award winners from the North Central American Association for Agricultural Education conference held in West Virginia include:
Outstanding Research Paper
First Runner-up is titled “Introduction to and Exploration of SAE through a Weekend SAE”
Second Runner-up is THE USE OF VIRTUAL WELDING SIMULATORS TO EVALUATE EXPERIENCED WELDERS Preston Byrd, Clemson University Richard T. Stone, Iowa State University Ryan G. Anderson, Iowa State University
First Place Innovative Poster is titled “Public Service Announcements: Spreading Farm Safety Awareness Through the Use of the Mobile Application, Glide”
Iowa Association for Career and Technical Education (IACTE) Conference Awards
The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. Agricultural Education is a part of ACTE. Other groups include: Business Education, Health Education, Industrial Technology, and Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The IACTE Conference was held at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa. Faculty from AGEDS receiving awards are Tom Paulsen (Post secondary Teacher of the Year) and Ryan Anderson (Career Guidance Award).
Dr. Tom Paulsen