87 Undergraduate Education: I

Oral Session
ASA Section: Education & Extension
This will be a general session for topics in undergraduate education.

Undergraduate Education Community

Education & Extension

Undergraduate Education Community

Monday, November 3, 2014: 1:00 PM-4:15 PM
Renaissance Long Beach, Renaissance Ballroom I

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Community Leader:
Robert L. Rhykerd
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:30 PM
Building Interdisciplinary Communication Skills.
Jodi L. Johnson-Maynard, University of Idaho; Sanford Eigenbrode, University of Idaho; Michael O'Rourke, Michigan State University; Janet Rachlow, University of Idaho; Brian Robinson, Michigan State University
1:45 PM
A Shift in Paradigm: Yes, You Can Have Your Crop and Eat It Too.
A. Ozzie Abaye, Virginia Tech; Gregory E. Welbaum, Virginia Tech; Kang Xia, Virginia Tech; Bo Zhang, Virginia Tech
2:00 PM
Experiential and Experimental Learning Approaches for Undergraduate Education in Agroecology.
Krishnaswamy N. Jayachandran, Florida International University; Mahadev Bhat, Florida International University; Stephany Alvarez, Florida International University; Kateel Shetty, Florida International University
2:15 PM
Content Analysis - an Approach to Teaching Report Writing in Crop Science to Undergraduate Agriculture Students in a Nigerian University.
Morakinyo Fakorede, Obafemi Awolowo University; Abimbola Oluwaranti, Obafemi Awolowo University; Richard Olutayo Akinwale, Obafemi Awolowo University
2:30 PM
Teaching Students How Perennial Grasses Grow and Develop: Online Learning Objectives and Assessment.
John A. Guretzky, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Amy Kohmetscher, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln; Deana M. Namuth-Covert, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln; Gwen Nugent, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Creating Awareness in the Plant Sciences/Plant Breeding Among MSI Students.
Martin Matute, Montana State University; Jamie Sherman, Montana State University; Mary Brakke, University of Minnesota; Deana Namuth-Covert, University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Frances Lawrenz, University of Minnesota; Mao Thao, University of Minnesota
3:30 PM
Blogging about Turfgrass Weeds: A Strategy to Improve Students' Writing Skills in a Turf Weed Management Course.
Christian M. Baldwin, Mississippi State University; Gaea Hock, Mississippi State University; James D. McCurdy, Mississippi State University
4:00 PM
Pbb Contamination on Michigan Farms, a Decision Case.
Eunice F. Foster, Michigan State University; Donald R. Isleib, Michigan State University; Audrey M. Sebolt, Michigan State University
4:15 PM