CHAPTER II Agricultural Education


THE research reviewed in this chapter relates primarily to agricultural education provided by the public schools. Research in agricultural education was last reviewed in the October 1950 issue of the REVIEW OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH (60) and was first treated in the REVIEW in October 1944 (59). Since 1950 the number of studies in agricultural education has increased rapidly (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7). As the material for this chapter was prepared, more than 1000 studies were considered. In the selection of studies to review, the following criteria were used: (a) im portance, (b) quality, (c) methodology employed, (d) significance of the findings, and (e) accessibility of the study. Programs in Schools The reorganization of many schools in rural areas necessitated changes in the agricultural education programs in these schools (38). Farming methods were also changing, and the population of rural areas was de creasing. These changes focused attention on a redefinition of the clientel

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