Gaylan G Scofield

Director Brenton Center for Agricultural Instruction & Technology Transfer
Gaylan

Dr. Scofield serves as the Director of the Brenton Center for Agricultural Instruction and Technology Transfer. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean-Academic and Global Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Specifically this position has College level responsibility for development and implementing a strategic vision for CALS AgOnline Distance Education Program.  Additional College of Agriculture and Life Sciences responsibilities include the day to day operation and management of the Brenton Center and CALS AgOnline Learning, direct supervision of staff and student employees, and providing management and technology support for the Brenton Center and CALS AgOnline Learning.

 

Professional Honors

  • Iowa Association of Agricultural Education, 25 Year Service Award - 2011
  • Regents Award for Professional& Scientific Service Award - 2001
  • College of Agricultural & Life Sciences Professional & Scientific Service Award - 1997
  • Agricultural Communicators in Education Bronze Award for Outreach Project - 1996
  • American Association for Agricultural Education National Poster Session Finalist - 1995
  • Central States Agricultural Education Research Meeting First Place Outstanding Poster - 1995
  • Ag Communicators in Education Critique and Awards Program 1st Place - Computer Programs - 1993

 

Selected Publications, Posters, Presentations

Scofield, G.  2007.  Distance Education:  Quality Programs, Innovative Delivery.  Keynote presentation to USPCE Swine School Annual Conference, Des Moines, IA.

Polito, T., B. Skaar, & G. Scofield, L. Gibson, M.D. Cook, M. Wiedenhoeft, S. Pogranichniy, & R. Mullen. 2003. Developing a college web site to demonstrate outcomes based curriculum assessment.  Agronomy Abstracts. ASA, Madison, WI.

Gamon, Julia A. & Gaylan G. Scofield. "Perceptions of Sustainable Agriculture and Preferred Information Sources: A Longitudinal Study of Various Groups of Young Farmers." Research paper presented at 1996 National Agricultural Education Research Meeting, December 1996, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Gamon, Julia A. & Gaylan G. Scofield. "Young Farmers' Perceptions of Sustainable Agriculture and Their Preferred Information Sources: A longitudinal Study." Research paper presented at 1996 American Association for Agricultural Education Central Region Research Conference, March 1996, St. Louis, Missouri.

Scofield, Gaylan G. "College of Agriculture New Student Profile." Research paper presented at 1995 American Association for Agricultural Education Central Region Research Conference, March 1995, St. Louis, Missouri.

Scofield, Gaylan G. & Annette Kiefer. "Assessment of Farming 2000 Expo." Research paper presented at 1995 American Association for Agricultural Education Central Region Research Conference, March 1995, St. Louis, Missouri.

Scofield, Gaylan G. "An Iowa Study: Factors Affecting Agriculture Students Career Choice." NACTA Journal, December 1994, Volume 38, Number 4, pages 28-30.

Area of Expertise: 
Agricultural Education
Education: 
Ph.D. (1991) Iowa State University
M.S. (1986) Iowa State University
B.S. (1973) Iowa State University
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