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
Recent Awards - American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE) North Central Region
Dr. Mike Retallick: Outstanding Early Career Agricultural Educator Award
North Central Region AAAE Research Conference - October 2012
Josie Rudolphi & Dr. Ryan Anderson: Outstanding Innovative Ideas Poster (1st Place) - Pin It! Using Pinterest in the Agricultural Mechanics Laboratory.
Matt Shultz, Dr. Ryan Anderson, & Dr. Tom Paulsen: Outstanding Research Poster (1st Runner-up) - Mechanics-related in-service needs of Agriculture Teachers: Does Teaching Experience Matter?
Preston Bryd & Dr. Ryan Anderson: Outstanding Innovative Ideas Poster (2nd Runner-up) - Integrating Virtual Reality to Reduce Anxiety in Beginning Welders.
31st Annual National Agricultural Mechanics Professional Development Seminar - 2012
Matt Shultz, Ryan Anderson, & Tom Paulsen: Outstanding Student Research Poster (1st Place)
Dustin Perry, Matt Shultz, Ryan Anderson, & Tom Paulsen: Distinguished Student Research Poster (2nd Place)
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National Teaching Award Given to ISU Professor of Agricultural Education and Studies
Michael Retallick, an associate professor of Agricultural Education and Studies, received the New Teacher Award at the Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in College and University Awards Program at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) annual meeting in Denver in 2012. Retallick was one of two recipients of the New Teacher Award, which honors college and university instructors who demonstrate a commitment to a career in teaching and exhibit meritorious teaching with seven or less years of experience in higher education.