Global School-Based Agricultural Education (AEE 499/AEC 6905) is an embedded course taught jointly between Penn State University and the University of Florida. The course includes equal number of pre-service and…
Dr. Daniel Foster is Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education at The Pennsylvania State University.
My research interests involve teaching and learning in agricultural education, both at the post-secondary and secondary level. How can we help our instruction be more effective? What are characteristics of effective educators? As of late, I have been investing time and energy into the concept of developing global competency in our teacher candidates with the goal of creating an effective global educator that could thrive throughout the world in both formal and non-formal settings. I am very much interested in continuing the line of inquiry on global competency as well and seeking an interdisciplinary team to analyze the impact of a total secondary agricultural education program on rural communities: from economic perspectives, academic gains, and student self-efficacy gains.