Dr. Trent Wells publishes in prestigious journal
Dr. Trent Wells, assistant professor of Agricultural Education in the Department of Agriculture at Southern Arkansas University, recently published an article, “School-based Agricultural Education Teachers’ Experiences During a Year-long Field Test of the CASE Mechanical Systems in Agriculture (MSA) Curriculum,” in Volume 62, Issue 1 of the Journal of Agricultural Education, which is published by the American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE).
This qualitative research article documented the experiences six high school agricultural education teachers across the United States had when teaching agricultural mechanics subject matter using a new, innovative, inquiry-based curriculum. This curriculum is intended to expose students to a combination of theoretical and practical applications of scientific principles in the context of agricultural mechanics. (more…)