Global Agriculture Education (3) Development and implementation of educational programs in agriculture in developing countries.
AEE 400 Educational Programs in Agriculture for Developing Countries (3)
The purpose of the this course is to develop the global competency of future change agents in agricultural education so that they, in turn, can guide future learners to gain knowledge, develop skills, and acquire dispositions for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. The course is designed for all learners who wish further their ability to engage in formal and non-formal systems of agricultural education in all settings.
As the enduring understandings of this course, students will develop 1) a knowledge of global agricultural education programs, 2) critical and comparative thinking skills, including the ability to think creatively and integrate knowledge, rather than unquestioning acceptance of knowledge, and 3) an ongoing willingness to seek out international or intercultural opportunities.
The course is organized around five essential themes: 1) education as innovation, 2) access to education and employment, 3) program planning and evaluation, 4) types of agricultural education and 5) spaces of innovation.
Learners in the course will be encouraged to develop their 21st century learning skills of communication collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity through authentic, experiential assessments curated around dynamic world issues in education related to agriculture, food, fiber and natural resources.