Doctoral Dissertations

2019
Fallys Masambuka
advised by Emily Buck and Mary Rodriguez
Agricultural communication: Whose voices, for who and for what? A case study of Malawian agricultural communication programs.

Kelly Ann Newlon
advised by Emily Buck
Cultural Competency of Short-Term Education Abroad Student Participants.

Kelly Wilson
advised by Scott Scheer and Mary Rodriguez
Do Women Reap the Benefits? Exploring Access and Social Exclusion among Village Chicken Producers in Kenya.

2018
Siti Shuhaidah Abdul Latir
advised by M. Susie Whittington
Teachers’ Perceptions and a Researcher’s Observations toward Implementing Inquiry-based Instructional Approaches.

Julie Aldridge
advised by Keith Smith and Jerry Thomas
Agbioscience: Perspectives of an Emerging Transdiscipline.

Karen Argabright
advised by Graham Cochran and Jeff King
Social Support in Ohio State University Extension: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Examining Central Actor Characteristics and Influence in a Distributed Educational Outreach Organization.

Jacqueline Nolting
advised by Scott Scheer
Mitigating zoonotic disease transmission among youth participating in agricultural exhibitions.

Larry Overholt
advised by Tracy Kitchel
Out of School and Out of Work in Choluteca, Honduras: A Phenomenological Study.

2017
Elizabeth Smith
advised by Jamie M. Cano
The Effects of Access and Education on Preschool Children’s Fruit and Vegetable Intake.

Brooke Beam
advised by Emily Buck
Lights, Cameras, and Agricultural Documentaries: Understanding viewers’ interpretation of source credibility in food documentary films.

Suzanna Windon
advised by Graham Cochran
Examining Ohio State University Extension Program Assistants’ Turnover Intention through Job Satisfaction, Satisfaction with Supervisor, and Organizational Commitment.

2016
Carla B. Jagger
advised by M. Susie Whittington
Undergraduate students’ cultural proficiency education in career and citizenship preparation.

2015
Kyle C. Culp
advised by Robert J. Birkenholz
Factors associated with sustainability of collegiate livestock judging programs at four year universities.

2014
Edi Dwi Cahyono
advised by Emily B. Buck
Challenges facing extension agents in implementing the participatory extension approach in Indonesia : a case study of Malang Regency in the East Java region.

Hannah Koehler Epley
advised by Graham R. Cochran
Defining and describing Ohio 4-H camp counselor core competencies.

Jennifer Williams Southworth
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Student demographics, academic performance, and faculty perceptions of equine students at The Ohio State University.

Edi Dwi Cahyono
advised by Robert A. Agunga
Challenges facing extension agents in implementing the participatory extension approach in Indonesia : a case study of Malang Regency in the East Java region.

Kirk Lester Bloir
advised by Scott D. Scheer
A study of Ohio State University Extension employees’ readiness for change in relation to employee-supervisor relationship quality, basic psychological needs satisfaction, and dispositional resistance to change.

Louis Brian Raison
advised by Scott D. Scheer
Local foods in Ohio hospitals : Systemic issues advancing or impeding foodservice participation.

2013
Julie C. Robinson
advised by Robert J. Birkenholz
Factors related to extension professional’s use of online tools in their educational programs.

Yueh-Ti Chen
advised by Robert J. Birkenholz
Relationships among emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence, job performance, and leader effectiveness: a study of county extension directors in Ohio.

2012
Caryn Mari Filson
advised by M. Susie Whittington
Describing undergraduate students’ perceptions of academic advising practices in a College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

2011
Anne Mary Baird
advised by Garee W. Earnest
Decisions on the edge : an in-depth qualitative case study of streamside landowner management decisions in an urbanizing Ohio watershed.

Jeremy Martin Falk
advised by M. Susie Whittington
Describing cognitive level of teacher discourse, and student retention of content, during a secondary agricultural science unit of instruction.

2010
Rebekah Barnes Epps
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Cooperating teacher effectiveness as perceived by student teachers and cooperating teachers in Ohio agricultural education.

Ryan Maurice Foor
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Mentoring abilities and beliefs of Ohio secondary agricultural education mentor teachers.

Jon Christian Simonsen
advised by Robert J. Birkenholz
Importance and capability of teaching leadership as perceived by beginning agricultural education teachers.

Laura Tiu
advised by Robert J. Birkenholz
Assessment and future direction of The Ohio State University aquaculture program.

James Lawrence Jordan
advised by Scott D. Scheer
Parental management of teen drivers after receiving their first traffic citation and having attended the 4-H Carteens program.

Jeffrey Dale Workman
advised by Scott D. Scheer
Exploring the level of evidence of impact collected through program evaluation by cooperative extension as published in the journal of extension.

2009
Lucinda Berry Miller
advised by Joseph Anthony Gliem
Ohio 4-H PetPALS and companion animal 4-H curricula : impacts, findings, and implications.

Jeff R. Soder
advised by Joseph Anthony Gliem
4-H state leaders’ readiness to support lesbian and gay youth-assessing leaders’ lesbian and gay knowledge, homophobic attitudes, and best practice implementation.

Amy R. Beaudreault
advised by Larry E. Miller
Methamphetamine in the United States : perceptions and educational programming needs in extension education.

Daniel Douglas Foster
advised by M. Susie Whittington
Instructor variables, student variables, and class session environment variables : describing their relationship to student cognition during class sessions.

Graham Ralph Cochran
advised by Theresa M. Ferrari
Ohio State University Extension Competency Study: Developing aCompetency Model for a 21St Century Extension Organization.

2008
Jonathan J. Velez
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Instructor communication behaviors and classroom climate : exploring relationships with student self-efficacy and task value motivation.

Mary Beth Albright
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Here today, gone tomorrow : an investigation into why older youth leave the 4-H program.

Kattlyn Jean Wolf
advised by Larry E. Miller
Agricultural education teacher self-efficacy : a descriptive study of beginning agricultural education teachers in Ohio.

Michael Martin Nolan
advised by Scott D. Scheer
Ohio general assembly perceptions of The Ohio State University Extension.

Deborah K. Lewis
advised by Theresa M. Ferrari
Ohio public school students’ out-of-school time study : measuring the impact of Ohio’s 4-H youth development community club program.

2007
Chris L Bruynis
advised by James J. Connors
The effect of farm structure on civic engagement in farming dependant counties in the United States’ corn belt region.

Deborah Reinhart Brown
advised by Jamie M. Cano
A study of components of effective teaching from the perspectives of faculty and students within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the relationship between these perspectives.

2006
Alice M Black
advised by James J. Connors
Evaluating the effectiveness of an Ohio statewide agricultural leadership program.

Florence Birungi Kyazze
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Perceptions towards a mid-career adult educational program : the case of the bachelor of agricultural extension education (BAEE) at Makerere University, Uganda.

John C Ewing
advised by M. Susie Whittington
Teaching techniques, and cognitive level of discourse, questions, and course objectives, and their relationship to student cognition in College of Agriculture class sessions.

Shelly Dee Jepsen
advised by Scott D. Scheer
Assessment of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Tractor and Machinery Certification Program.

Jacqueline Ellenor LaMuth
advised by Theresa M. Ferrari
A comparison of formal and non-formal managers within Ohio State University Extension : an examination of self-efficacy, training choices, and job satisfaction.

Waithera Karim-Sesay
advised by Theresa M. Ferrari
Ukimwi ni kamaliza, the wasting disease : socio-cultural factors related to AIDS vulnerability among women in Kenya.

2005
Christine Wetherholt Cugliari
advised by Garee W. Earnest
A post-positivist qualitative study of philanthropic donors to Appalachian Ohio.

Benjamin Grant Swan
advised by Jamie M. Cano
The relationship between the 2004 Ohio State University Agricultural Education student teachers’ learning style, teacher heart, and teacher sense of efficacy.

Warren Jack Kerrigan
advised by Jo M. Jones
Exploration of future practices for urban extension county offices : identifying patterns of success using a modified delphi and case study.

Julie M Fox
advised by Joseph Anthony Gliem
Organizational entrepreneurship and the organizational performance linkage in university extension.

Chia-Chien Hsu
advised by Larry E. Miller
Identification of intangible resources essential to agri-tourism enterprises in Taiwan : a Delphi study.

Muhammad Sukri Saud
advised by Larry E. Miller
Computer technology compentencies perceived as needed by vocational and technical teachers in Malaysia.

Cassandra Denise Caldwell
advised by Robert A. Agunga
Identification of strategic communication competencies for county extension educators : a Delphi study.

2004
Steven Jon Gratz
advised by James J. Connors
Factors influencing supervised agricultural experience earnings of Ohio FFA state degree recipients as reported on the Ohio FFA state degree application.

Gregory A Davis
advised by Jamie M. Cano
The relationship between learning style and personality type of extension community development program professionals at The Ohio State University.

Gregor G Homan
advised by Jo M. Jones
Exploration of parental, youth sports coach, and 4-H Club advisor pressure and support of youth involvement in school sports and 4-H.

Judith Ann Villard
advised by Jo M. Jones
Determining the relationship between job satisfaction of county Extension unit employees and the level of emotional intelligence of Extension county chairs.

Yung-Chul Kim
advised by Larry E. Miller
Factors predicting Korean vocational high school teachers’ attitudes toward school change.

Nicolette N. McNeely
advised by Theresa M. Ferrari
The Ohio 4-H camp counseling experience : relationship of participation to personal, interpersonal, and negative experiences.

2003
John W Soloninka
advised by James J. Connors
Accommodation in an urban agricultural education program in Ohio : a case study.

Beverly Kelbaugh
advised by Jo M. Jones
Exploration of teamwork in extension : identifying indicators of success using a modified Delphi study.

2002
Aury M Curbelo-Ruiz
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Factors influencing faculty participation in web-based distance education technologies.

Linda M Kutilek
advised by Jo M. Jones
Organizational justice as it relates to the effectiveness of work/life guidelines : a study of Ohio State University extension.

Thani A Al-Muhairi
advised by Nikki L. Conklin
A theory of planning responsibly : power and influence tactics as perceived by Ohio State Extension personnel.

R Warren Flood
advised by Nikki Lynn Schafer
Factors impacting faculty implementatin of educational technologies within teaching/learning exchanges.

Ryan Joseph Schmiesing
advised by R. Dale Safrit
Factors related to Ohio State University extension agents perceptions of organizational justice and job satisfaction.

Chifang Lu
advised by Larry E. Miller
Instructional technology competencies perceived as needed by vocational teachers in Ohio and Taiwan.

Neil A Knobloch
advised by M. Susie Whittington
Exploration of effects caused by the first ten weeks of the school year on teacher efficacy of student teachers and novice teachers in agricultural education in Ohio.

Brian A Sandford
advised by N. L. McCaslin
A national assessment of the activities, perceived instructional needs and appropriate methods of delivering professional development for part-time technical and occupational education faculty in the community colleges of the United States.

2001
Anna Ellen Mudukuti
advised by Larry E. Miller
Factors related to Zimbabwe women’s educational needs in agriculture.

Kai-ning Kao
advised by Larry E. Miller
Levels of cognition of instruction and of students’ reflective thinking in a selected web enhanced course.

Margaret Ellen Shober Owens
advised by N. L. McCaslin
An examination of the importance of selected teaching competencies by Agricultural Education Teacher Educators and Teachers.

David Alan Jones
advised by Roger Dale Safrit
Effectiveness of and factors related to the use of questioning by Northwest District OSU Agricultural Extension Agents teaching Pesticide Re-certification Classes.

Jerold Ray Thomas
advised by Roger Dale Safrit
The practice of local economic development : expert identification of trends and issues affecting economic development at the county level in Ohio.

Tracy Raye Bridges
advised by Ted L. Napier
Farm women : roles, responsibilities, and relationship with the environment.

Mary Elizabeth Kershaw
advised by Wesley E. Budke
Assessing dietary behavior change through an interactive web-based nutrition education intervention.

2000
Calvin Louis Walker
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Staffing and programming patterns in Ohio State University extension.

Marjorie Moore
advised by Nikki L. Conklin and Jo M. Jones
Cracking the concrete ceiling : an inquiry into the aspirations, values, motives and actions of African American Female 1890 cooperative extension administrators.

James Richards Lindner
advised by Robert A. Agunga
An examination of human resource management competencies and activities of Ohio State University Extension County Chairs.

Cheryl Ruey-Fen Bain
advised by Wesley E. Budke
Balancing work and family life needs : extension staff of the Farmers’ Associations in Taiwan.

Lijuan Zhai
advised by Scott D. Scheer
The influence of study abroad programs on college student development in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

Chang-Lung Hsieh
advised by Wesley E. Budke
The organizational commitment of Ohio State Adult 4-H Volunteers.

1999
Angel Antonio Berrio
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Organizational culture and organizational learning in public, non-profit institutions : a profile of Ohio State University Extension.

Karen Suzanne Bruns
advised by N. L. McCaslin
The value of engagement : a descriptive-correlation study of regular faculty at The Ohio State University.

Jaime Xavier Castillo
advised by Jamie M. Cano
The level of job satisfaction among agricultural teacher educators.

Ana Lucia Kazan
advised by Jo M. Jones
Exploring the concept of self-leadership : factors impacting self-leadership of Ohio Americorps members.

1998
Ann Wells Clutter
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Work/life issues of cooperative extension system professionals.

Eduardo Jose Delgado-Hernandez

advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Level of involvement in sustainable agriculture activities among agricultural researchers in Venezuela.

Gwen Holsapple Wolford
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Level of assimilation of newcomers to Ohio State University extension.

Dilek BosTan Budak
advised by Jo M. Jones
Program planning and adult education : extension professionals’ attitudes and practice at Ohio State University extension.

Abdillahi Saffaf Alawy
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Accessibility of women’s groups to agricultural extension services in Kenya : an exploratory and descriptive study of factors, needs, and problems.

Ahmed Ramadan Ahmed Mohamed
advised by N. L. McCaslin
County agents’ assessment of The Ohio State University extension support and performance evaluation system.

Donald Lee McLellan
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Barriers to working with African Americans as perceived by Ohio State University extension professionals.

Robert Downing Sommers
advised by N. L. McCaslin
An examination of the relationships among policy development practices of joint vocational school district boards of education, school board effectiveness, and school performance.

Rosemary Ruth Gliem
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Choice of faculty or administrative and professional career tracks by Ohio State University extension agents.

1997
Teresa Lynn Porter
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Level of use of the internet by Ohio State University extension educators.

Bill R. Haynes
advised by Jo M. Jones
Factors affecting supervisory and management competencies of participants in extension assessment centers.

Juan F. Rodriguez
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Self-efficacy of preservice and beginning agricultural education teachers in Ohio.

Jill Eversole Nolan
advised by Jo M. Jones
Examination of the quality of life among older adults living in rural cooperative housing.

Christine Fisher Leeds
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Perceptions of union county 4-H members about the 4-H program.

Jeffrey Edward King
advised by Roger Dale Safrit
Ohio 4-h youth development agents’ perceptions of the importance of and their competence with selected volunteer management competencies.

1996
Ruth Makhosazana Dlamini
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Levels of Cognition in Agricultural Programs Offered at The Ohio State University-Agricultural Technical Institute.

Kirk Andrew Swortzel
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Agriculture Teacher Education : a Profile of Preservice Teacher Education Students, Teacher Educators, and Departments and Programs that Prepare Agricultural Education Teachers.

Dennis Lee Elliott
advised by Wesley E. Budke
The teaching styles of adult educators at the Buckeye Leadership Workshop as measured by the Principles of adult learning scale.

Painentius Jovan Tibezinda
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Measures of extension impact : a comparative study of three agricultural extension programs in Hoima District, Uganda.

1995
Muhammad Ashraf
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Adoption of Integrated Pest Management Technologies by Ohio Apple Growers.

Laith Mohmed Rousan
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Agent turnover in Ohio State University Extension.

1994
Armando Medina Castillo Gustavo
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
The public agricultural technology system in Ohio.

Kristina Marie Boone
advised by Larry E. Miller
Cognitive and affective changes exhibited by extension clients in Scioto county using water-related publications.

Barbara Good Ludwig
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Internationalizing extension : an exploration of the characteristics evident in a state university extension system that achieves internationalization.

Maria das Gracas Arede
advised by Larry E. Miller
The perceived farm management educational needs of farmers in the northeast region of Rio Grande Do Sul State, Brazil.

Shinshin Chen
advised by Larry E. Miller
Correlates of the levels of cognition in the Ohio State University extension 4-H volunteer training programs.

Mohamed Salah E. Zayed
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Work environment factors related to the transfer of training to public organizations in Egypt.

Daney Gilbert Jackson
advised by Richard W. Clark
The relationship between perceived effectiveness of the collaborative relationships of the USDA youth at risk coalitions and selected situational factors and structural dimensions.

Gail Judith Gunderson
advised by Richard W. Clark
How leaders lead through organizational change and transition : postpositivist inquiry into the beliefs, actions and reflections of leaders in the cooperative extension system.

1993
Steven C. Prochaska
advised by Emmalou Norland
Relationships of selected variables to the reported behaviors of certified private pesticide applicators in Ohio.

Don Onwudiwe Ibezim
advised by J. David McCracken
The integration of international agricultural concepts into agricultural science programs in the north central region of the United States.

Zakaria Bin Kasa
advised by J. David McCracken
Factors related to the work attitudes of diploma program students at Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

Ruben Nieto
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
The dairy technology system in Venezuela.

Daniel Oloro
advised by Larry E. Miller
Factors related to the learning of participants in the Ohio Pesticide Private Applicators instructional program.

Edward Ntifo-Siaw
advised by Larry E. Miller
Managing agricultural extension : perceived performance of the training and visit and general extension approaches in Ghana.

Marietta Perez-Dlamini
advised by Larry E. Miller
Factors related to the attitude of first-year university and college students toward the secondary agriculture components in Swaziland.

John Gowland Mwangi
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Factors related to the motivation of extension agents in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province.

Paul Padde
advised by N. L. McCaslin
An evaluation of the relationship between supervisory techniques and organizational outcomes among the supervisors in the agricultural extension service in the Eastern region districts of Uganda.

Sueng Il Na
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Variables associated with attitudes of teachers toward computers in Korean vocational agriculture high schools.

Bryan Luke Garton
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
The relationship between agriculture teachers’ learning style and problem-solving ability and the extent of use of the problem-solving approach to teaching.

James Matthew Hughes
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Career-oriented program activities and learning experiences that promote achievement of middle-grade education goals.

Robert Matthew Torres
advised by Jamie M. Cano
The cognitive ability and learning style of students enrolled in the College of Agriculture at the Ohio State University.

Gwendolyn Denise Mitchell
advised by Emmalou Norland
Factors related to minority student enrollment and retention in the College of Agriculture and School of Natural Resources at The Ohio State University.

Bryan Luke Garton
advised by Jamie M. Cano
The relationship between agriculture teachers’ learning style and problem-solving ability and the extent of use of the problem-solving approach to teaching.

David Padilla-Velez
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Job satisfaction of vocational teachers in Puerto Rico.

Robert Matthew Torres
advised by Jamie M. Cano
The cognitive ability and learning style of students enrolled in the College of Agriculture at the Ohio State University.

Clive Robert Scott
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
A descriptive analysis of the public agricultural research and extension systems in Jamaica : a case study.

David Padilla-Velez
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Job satisfaction of vocational teachers in Puerto Rico.

Sherrie Renee Whaley
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Manager and employee perceptions of factors that inhibit or enhance creativity in land-grant university communication units specializing in agricultural, home economics, youth, and community and natural resource development programs.

Jose M. Huerta
advised by Keith L. Smith
Attitudes of county extension agents toward agent specialization in Ohio.

Christian Olafimihan Ojomo
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Factors influencing rural women cassava processors’ perceived intention to participate in an agricultural extension education program.

Donald D. Peasley
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Ratings of quality indicators for secondary vocational education programs by educational policy makers.

Isaac Kershaw IV
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Ohio vocational education teacher’s perceived use of student assessment information in educational decision making.

1992
Joyce Ann Smith
advised by Emmalou Norland
Factors associated with post-retirement activities of faculty at The Ohio State University electing early retirement.

Nancy Howe Bull
advised by Emmalou Norland
Factors related to the use of critical thinking instructional strategies and principles by Ohio Cooperative Extension Home Economists.

Wendellyn Jane Stivers
advised by Emmalou Norland
Leadership and power : a comparison of perceptions between state 4-H leaders and state 4-H specialists within the cooperative extension service.

Gregory Scott Miller
advised by J. David McCracken
Secondary agriculture teachers’ attitudes and ability regarding the application of mathematics to secondary agriculture instructional programs.

Thomas Dean Rach
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Educational needs of plantain farmers in the eastern Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic.

Guy Wayne Denton
advised by Keith L. Smith
Agricultural concurrent enrollment in Utah : curriculum development and the practicality of offering college-level introductory courses to high school students.

James Boakye-Dankwah
advised by Keith L. Smith
Factors related to research productivity of agricultural educators in institutions of higher learning offering programs of agricultural education.

Garee W. Earnest
advised by N. L. McCaslin
Conflict management styles as reflections of Jungian personality type preferences of the cooperative extension’s north central region directors and district directors.

Cathy L. Martinez
advised by Richard W. Clark
Cognitive style and its relationship to selected characteristics of 4-H members in central Ohio.

Deborah Jones Maddy
advised by Richard W. Clark
Women who shattered the glass ceiling : postpositivist inquiry into the aspirations, values, motives and actions of women serving as CEOs of cooperative extension systems.

Ab Rahim Ibn Bakar
advised by J. David McCracken
Youth organization and supervised agricultural experience program participation as predictors of agricultural education student career maturity.

Joanne Bankston
advised by Jamie M. Cano
Factors related to recruitment and retention of ethnic minority youth in the Ohio 4-H program.

Susan Lee Hodson Rinehart
advised by Keith L. Smith
Leadership and managerial skills of county commissioners as perceived by county commissioners, Ohio Cooperative Extension Service chairs, and Assessment Center assessors.

Ali Kasim Ismail
advised by Larry E. Miller
Assessing the intended and actual levels of cognition in Ohio Cooperative Extension Service county agricultural agents’/state agricultural specialists’ instructional programs.

Joanne Bankston
advised by Richard W. Clark
Factors related to recruitment and retention of ethnic minority youth in the Ohio 4-H program.

1991
Saturnino de los Santos
advised by Emmalou Norland
Job, organizational, and professional commitment of extension workers in the Dominican Republic.

Turiman Bin Suandi
advised by J. David McCracken
Commitment of 4-B (Malaysia) youth leaders towards volunteerism.

Steven Ray McKee
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Extent of use of the problem-solving approach by first-year teachers of vocational agriculture.

Lawrence James Osborne
advised by Keith L. Smith
Advisory committee members and extentionists perception of the delivery of quality programs for two staffing patterns of the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service.

Margaret Severinson Godke
advised by Keith L. Smith
Attitudes of county extension advisory committee members regarding the clustered staffing pattern in Ohio.

Sharon Sue Cummings
advised by Richard W. Clark
Factors related to the willingness of juvenile judges in the Ohio court system to use juvenile diversion programs.

Joseph B. Ishaya
advised by J. David McCracken
Relationships between psychological types and assessment center performance of Ohio Cooperative Extension agents.

Joseph B. Ishaya
advised by John D. Rohrer
Relationships between psychological types and assessment center performance of Ohio Cooperative Extension agents.

Melena Sue Whittington
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Aspired cognitive level of instruction, assessed cognitive level of instruction and attitude toward teaching at higher cognitive levels.

Stephen Mark Bratkovich
advised by Larry E. Miller
Perceived educational needs of innovative Ohio Sawmill operators.

Brenda Sue Seevers
advised by Richard W. Clark
Factors related to teaching style preference of Ohio Cooperative Extension faculty and program staff.

1990
Mathew Thomas Baker
advised by J. David McCracken
Relationships between quality indicators of selected school programs and voter behavior in Ohio rural school district property tax elections.

Ivory Wendell Lyles
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The administrative role of the Mississippi County extension coordinators : importance, expectations, behaviors and training needs.

Annette Mitchell Ellis
advised by Janet Lee Henderson
Characteristics associated with the level of 4-H club enrollment in the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

Donnie Ray King
advised by Keith L. Smith
Attitudes of extension faculty and staff regarding the clustered staffing pattern in Ohio.

Matt Robert Raven
The relationship between student enrollment in a rural high school and admission to and subsequent academic performance in a college of agriculture.

Richard Lynn Poling
advised by Emmalou Norland
Factors associated with job satisfaction of faculty members at a land-grant university.

1989
Joseph Benson A. Kandeh
advised by Emmalou Norland
The relationship between the performance of Ohio Cooperative Extension Service agricultural agents and their educational and occupational background.

Eric Fails
advised by J. David McCracken
Factors related to aspirations of rural youth in Ohio.

Jeff David Tainatongo Barcinas
advised by J. David McCracken
Comparison of attributes of rural and urban secondary schools and twelfth grade students in Ohio.

Lisa Ann Kitinoja
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Effects of perceived involvement of stakeholders on administrators’ readiness for utilization of program evaluation results.

Joseph Benson A. Kandeh
advised by Keith L. Smith
The relationship between the performance of Ohio Cooperative Extension Service agricultural agents and their educational and occupational background.

Mankelklot Haile Selassie
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Methods used to teach agriculture.

Ajay Bhardwaj
advised by Larry E. Miller
Cognitive levels of the educational programs offered by the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service county agricultural extension agents.

David Lyn Hard
advised by Larry E. Miller
Correlates of accidents in Ohio vocational agriculture laboratories.

Mya Maung
advised by Larry E. Miller
Comparative analysis of Agricultural Extension models and development of recommendations for the Agricultural Extension System of Burma.

David Lawrence Doerfert
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Performance of regular and industry-prepared vocational education teachers in Ohio on the National Teacher Exam core battery tests.

Emeka Bernard Anyadoh
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
The relationship between selected factors and supervised occupational experience scores in Ohio.

Charles Miller
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Cognitive levels of instruction and student performance in college of agriculture courses.

1988
John Ferrell Elliott
advised by J. David McCracken
Factors related to the decisions of rural public high school students to participate in vocational education.

Gary Wayne Gerhard
advised by Keith L. Smith
Factors associated with mastery of the 4-H professional research and knowledge base by extension agents, 4-H in Ohio.

Malangeni Jethro Simelane
advised by Larry E. Miller
Planned use of subject matter content by final year Swaziland secondary agriculture students.

Deborah Ann Hopkins Boone
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Correlates of extension personnel performance on the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service Assessment Center.

Mohd Ibrahim Nazri
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Professional knowledge competency achievement of agricultural teachers with and without preservice teacher preparation in peninsular Malaysia.

Harry Nelson Boone, Jr.
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Effects of approach to teaching on student achievement, retention, and attitude.

Jamie M. Cano
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Assessment of the level of cognition of instruction and student performance in selected production agriculture programs in Ohio.

1987
D’Andre Keith Dorn
advised by J. David McCracken
Continuing professional education motivational orientations of state supervisors of agricultural education.

Oren L. Christmas
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Factors influencing the occurrence of and the level of participation in adult agricultural programs.

Joyce Bayande Mbongo Endeley
advised by James A. Knight
Women farmers’perceptions of the economic problems influencing their productivity in agricultural systems : Meme Division of the southwest province, Cameroon.

Keith George Diem
advised by Larry E. Miller
The relationship of marketing activities and promotional methods used with county 4-H club membership in New Jersey and Ohio.

Roger Alan Rennekamp
advised by Larry E. Miller
The relationship between selected antecedent characteristics and the perceived educational needs of extension agents with 4-H youth development responsibilities.

Gary Lynn Gibson
R. Kirby Barrick
Factors associated with the Supervised Occupational Experience programs of Kentucky vocational agriculture seniors.

Gary Samuel Straquadine
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Vocational agriculture program quality and factors related to program quality.

1986
Esmawi Bin Othman
advised by Keith L. Smith
Characteristics of Saberkas’ leaders at the district level in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia.

Joseph Adjei Kwarteng
advised by Keith L. Smith
Correlates of county chairperson performance on the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service Assessment Center.

Ronald Lee Powell
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Development and evaluation of a microcomputer-managed sequenced course outline.

Barnabas Manene Dlamini
advised by Larry E. Miller
Perceptions of professionals in agricultural education regarding the agriculture teacher education program in Swaziland.

Richard C. Makin
advised by Larry E. Miller
The relationships between selected teacher presage variables and supervised occupational experience quality in vocational horticulture programs in Ohio.

Pongpan Chuatong Trimongkojkul
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Factors associated with the problem-solving ability of high school students enrolled in vocational horticulture.

Kerry Shawn Odell
advised by L. H. Newcomb
The educational and occupational aspirations and expectations of rural Ohio tenth- and twelfth- grade students.

1985
Judith Ann Wessel
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Critical elements of the state extension specialists position.

Richard Warner Clark
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Burnout and associated factors among extension administrators/mid-managers of the north central region.

Joe Wright Green, Jr
advised by Larry E. Miller
Professional competencies needed by trainers in agribusiness.

Jacquelyn Pauline Deeds
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
Relationships between attitudes of pre-service agricultural teacher education majors and variables related to early field-based experience.

Juanita Elveta Miller
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The relationship between the extent to which a county is rural or urban and the characteristics of a county’s 4-H program.

Emmalou Van Tilburg Norland
advised by Larry E. Miller
Factors associated with the turnover intentions of Ohio Cooperative Extension county agents.

Okon Edet Uko
advised by Larry E. Miller
Perceived farm management educational needs of part-time and small scale farmers in selected Ohio counties.

Aruk Etim Amba
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Training needs of agricultural extension workers in the cross river state of Nigeria.

1984
Karen Sue Behm Overstreet
advised by J. David McCracken
The effect of a litter education program on attitudes and behavior of second and fourth graders in a selected Ohio school system.

Lugard Arthur Etuk
advised by J. David McCracken
Commitment to teaching as a profession by Ohio teachers of vocational agriculture.

Oscar Bennett Potter
advised by J. David McCracken
Supervised occupational experience programs and achievement of students mainstreamed in Ohio vocational agriculture programs.

Betty C. Potts
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
An evaluation of the performance appraisal system used by the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service.

Darush Falakdine
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Mathematical problem-solving skills of high school vocational agriculture students.

Lynn Emily Lee
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The relationship between students’ perceived skill development and characteristics of the supervised occupational experience program.

George William Wardlow
advised by Larry E. Miller
The academic ability of agricultural education graduates compared with other agriculture, education and university graduates of the Ohio State University.

Jacob Abel-E Iikiuyoni
advised by Larry E. Miller
Professional competencies needed by agricultural teachers in postsecondary technical institutes in Tanzania.

Lynn Emily Lee
advised by R. Kirby Barrick
The relationship between students’ perceived skill development and characteristics of the supervised occupational experience program.

Orobosa Chris Igodan
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Factors associated with burnout among extension agents in the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service.

1983
Joe Grant Harper
advised by J. David McCracken
Correlation analysis of selected variables influencing safety attitudes of agricultural mechanics students.

Calvin Frederick Dill
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Knowledge attitudes and teaching practices of vocational agriculture teachers concerning Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act.

Khodran Hamdan Al-Zahrani
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Competencies needed by poultry producers in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia.

Stacy Andrew Gartin
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The relationship between characteristics of Colorado’s American Farmer Degree recipients from 1968 to 1977 and their current occupational status.

Stacy Andrew Gartin
advised by James A. Knight
The relationship between characteristics of Colorado’s American Farmer Degree recipients from 1968 to 1977 and their current occupational status.

David Edward Harris
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Vocational agriculture teacher characteristics and their relationship to perceptions of SOE importance, attitudes toward supervision, and quality of Supervised Occupational Experience Programs.

Jill A. Pfister
advised by L. H. Newcomb
An evaluation of the student teaching program in agricultural education at the Ohio State University regarding student teaching experiences and assignments and the performance of university supervisors and cooperating teachers.

Mohammed Mostofa Shibah
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Analysis of the agricultural competencies needed by the farmers in Al-Hassa Oasis in Saudi Arabia.

Robert Louis Horton
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Identification and selection of the appropriate leadership tasks for Ohio’s teenage 4-H members.

Kamiar Kouzekanani
advised by Larry E. Miller
Extension education as perceived by educators and international students of extension education : a national study.

1982
Fredrick Richard Rohs
advised by advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Social background, personality and attitudinal factors influencing the decision to volunteer and level of involvement among adult 4-H leaders.

Kun Sun Shiao
advised by advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Extension personnel selection and performance appraisal : its accuracy and relevance.

Marilynne Ruth Snook
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Teacher education redesign in agricultural education : a model and its implementation.

Rosemarie Rossetti
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Teacher tolerance of misbehavior and its relationship to teacher traits and disciplinary effectiveness.

Stephen Alden Hilliker
advised by L. H. Newcomb
The relationship of type of orientation program to the performance and job satisfaction of beginning county extension agents.

Edward Wayne Osborne
advised by Larry E. Miller
Livestock skills taught in vocational agriculture classes and possessed by current and prospective Ohio agricultural production teachers.

Monte Richard Anderson
advised by Larry E. Miller
A paradigm to determine the perceived educational needs of agribusiness employees in Clark and Fayette counties, Ohio.

Philip Buriak
advised by Larry E. Miller
Effects of attention on psychomotor skill development in arc welding.

Samuel Clifton Ricketts
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Leadership and personal development abilities possessed by high school seniors who are FFA members in superior FFA chapters, non-superior chapters, and by seniors who were never enrolled in vocational agriculture.

1981
Antionette Wojciak Welch
advised by J. David McCracken
Readability of vocational horticulture instructional materials.

Cifford James Herron
advised by J. David McCracken
The relationship between selected factors and indicators of quality of housing in Guernsey County, Ohio.

Larry Ray Arrington
advised by J. David McCracken
Relationship of length of vocational agriculture teacher contract to supervised occupational experience program scope and FFA chapter activity level.

Saleh Nassar Alnassar
advised by J. David McCracken
Professional job knowledge and skills needed by extension personnel in the central region of Saudi Arabia.

Charles David Clark
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The influence of job satisfaction, perceived job alternatives, and central life interest on the job turnover intentions of county extension agents.

Eliseo Ramirez Ponce
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Factors influencing agricultural knowledge adoption level, average rice yield, participation level, and perception level of small-scale rice farmers : a case study of Samahang Nayon members in Leyte, Philippines.

Samuel Ibidapo Ogunrinde
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Student knowledge of agricultural occupations upon enrollment in agriculture programs in Ohio joint vocational schools.

Dean Sutphin                     
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Positions held by teachers, teacher educators, and state supervisors about selected national issues in agricultural education.

1980
Michael Fletcher Burnett
advised by J. David McCracken
Tasks and job requirements of skilled, technical, and managerial agribusiness positions.

Jerry Leon Peters
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod

The effects of laboratory teaching experience (microteaching and reflective teaching) in an introductory teacher education course on student’s views of themselves as teachers and their perceptions of teaching.

John Delbert Parmley
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The relationship of selected presage, context, and process factors to students’ achievement and satisfaction in horticulture.

Olantunde Kosoko
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Role of the extension supervisor as perceived by selected extension personnel.

Kirby Barrick 1980                     
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The relationship between state-level administrative structure and the role of state supervisors of vocational agriculture.

Ir Amri Jahi
advised by L. H. Newcomb
The relationship of selected characteristics of newly hired county Extension agents in seven northcentral states and their perceived orientation needs.

James Michael Heilman
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Communication characteristics of a beginning and an experienced vocational teacher at a residential school for the deaf.

Maynard Sexton Burkett
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Perceptions of the Virginia 4-H educational program as held by superintendents, principals, and teachers.

Willie D. Larkin
advised by L. H. Newcomb
The leadership skills needed by 4-H club members to become effective leaders as perceived by 4-H extension agents.

James Earl Watkins
advised by Robert E. Taylor
A follow-up study of former graduate research associates of The National Center for Research in Vocational Education.

William Ramsini
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Role of the County Extension Advisory Committee as perceived by selected extension groups.

David Lewis Kittrell
advised by J. David McCracken
The relationship among the interest score on six occupational themes and job satisfaction and performance of Ohio Cooperative Extension county agents.

Blannie Evans Bowen
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Job satisfaction of teacher educators in agriculture.

Stephen Robert Mullen
advised by L. H. Newcomb
Lobbying strategies : implications for increasing budget appropriations of state cooperative extension programs.

Carl Stephen Scheneman
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The role of the 4-H youth program of the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service in citizenship education.

1979
El-Sadig El-Fadil Azrag
advised by J. David McCracken
Perceptions of agricultural mechanics professors, agricultural production teachers, regional service managers and farmers concerning an instructional sequence for teaching farm tractor and machinery operation.

Dennis Cyril Scanlon
advised by L. H. Newcomb
The effects of task instruction sheets on the performance of eleventh grade students studying vocational horticulture.

Abdul Jaleel Yonan Hanoody
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Factors associated with adoption of improved agricultural practices among the sugarbeet farmers in the Province of Nineveh, Iraq.

Arnold Travis Poole, Jr.
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Role of the district program leader in the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service as perceived by selected extension personnel.

Ezatollah Karami
advised by Robert W. McCormick
An appraisal of the extension service in Iran as perceived by extension specialists and extension agents.

Fred Harrison, Jr.
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The projected role of the Cooperative Extension Service in states that contain both 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant institutions as perceived by county extension agents, state specialists and administrators.

John David Barrett
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Assessment of the factors related to readiness for program change of professional non-faculty 4-H field staff of The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Extension Division.

Robert Lee Romig
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Competencies required of mid-management personnel in Ohio wood-using industries.

1978
John Daniel Rohrer
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
The size, structure and source of community leadership in four rural Ohio counties.

Ray Herold Morton
advised by J. David McCracken
The relationship between the quality of supervised occupational experience programs and achievement of students in vocational agriculture.

John Paul Morgan
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Demand, mobility, tenure, and professional preparation of agricultural education personnel in the secondary schools of Ohio, 1970-71 to 1976-77.

James Carl Papritan
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The effect of pocket calculators versus paper and pencil procedures on algorithm achievement of vocational agriculture students.

Theodore Paul Shannon
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Certification and teacher education for vocational teachers employed in state correctional institutions.

Iraj Malekmohamadi
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The relationship between selected characteristics and professional education needs of first-year teachers of vocational agriculture in Ohio.

Laretta Elizabeth King
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The effectiveness of self-instructional learning packages with young adults.

Masood Sabihi
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Perceived professional education training needs of the extension specialists and agents in selected provinces of Iran.

Robert Kwaku Anim
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Agricultural activities and the role of extension in the adoption of new farming methods in Kusasi area of Ghana.

Robert Lee Gilliland
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Educational methods and procedures utilized by Cooperative Extention Service professionals in selected high population counties of the United States.

Mohamed Hago Mohamed
advised by William L. Hull
Relationships between demographic characteristics and the importance and frequency of task performance in six occupational areas of agricultural production.

John William Dickens
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Why vocational agriculture teachers enter and remain in the teaching profession.

1977
Alang Perang Zainuddin
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Factors associated with level of participation of members of village development and security committees in four peninsular Malaysian states.

Sarah Constance Nipah
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Needs and priorities of the clientele served by the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service.

Calvin Lee Taylor
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Attitudes of the public and Citizen Advisory Committee members toward land and water resources in the Maumee River Basin.

Dale Edward Manty
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Development of a paradigm for designing public communication programs for coastal resource management.

James Arthur Knight, Jr.
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Why vocational agriculture teachers in Ohio leave teaching.

Miles H. Lovingood
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Competencies needed in construction, maintenance, and engine power by teachers of vocational agriculture.

1976
Gabriel Ojeda
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Influence of some personal and family factors on peasant migration in three Colombian communities.

Paul A. Waddy
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Analysis of 4-H community development programs in the Cooperative Extension Service.

Wayne Monroe Keffer
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Job satisfaction of field staff of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Extension Division.

Richard Lee Geesey
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The effect of the type of instructional tree identification on the achievement of high school vocational agriculture students.

Edgar Paul Yoder
advised by Ralph E. Bender
A cost-effectiveness analysis of selected public school vocational education programs.

Larry Dale Householder
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Perceptions of the role of the local supervisor of vocational agriculture.

Paul Ray Vaughn
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Factors related to the success of New Mexico vocational agriculture teachers as FFA advisors.

Raymond Allen Miller
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An assessment of the Agriculture, Home Economics, and Natural Resources Living Learning-Academic Assistance Program at the Ohio State University.

Theodore Blair Flickinger
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Crime and law enforcement in Ohio’s state parks.

Wayne Roscoe Longbrake
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Benefits and costs of selected vocational education programs in an area vocational center.

John Ricky Byrd
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Tasks performed by 4-H program assistants as perceived by Georgia 4-h extension agents, 4-h program assistants and volunteer leaders.

1975
Aregay Waktola
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Assessment of the development, diffusion and adoption of package of agricultural innovations in Chilalo, Ethiopia.

Henry Marcellus Brooks
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Perceived training needs of extension specialists at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions and Tuskegee Institute.

Moises Alvarez-Quintero
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Evaluation of rural development programs in developing countries: an appraisal of supervised credit programs.

Roger Dean Roediger
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Teachers’ ratings of instructional materials for three program areas of vocational agriculture in Ohio.

Donald Karl Myers
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An evaluation of the introduction of an agronomic innovation among Ohio farmers.

Gary Elwood Moore
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Assessment of the teaching effectiveness of entry-level teachers of vocational agriculture holding four-year provisional teaching certificates and one-year vocational teaching certificates.

Glenn Donald Glazier, Jr.
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Attitudes of selected clientele toward vocational agriculture programs of two county agricultural schools in Massachusetts.

Keith Vincent Rohrbach
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Manpower and competency needs of sub-managerial personnel in the food processing industry of Franklin County, Ohio.

William Benjamin Symons
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Pencil and paper and operational performance tests as measures of student mastery for small engine instruction.

Peter Joseph Wotowiec
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Students’ and parents’ ratings of the tract garden program in the Cleveland public schools.

Robert Harry Groves
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Factors influencing family migration from Appalachia.

1974
Joe Donald Pittman
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Effectiveness of extension service programs in selected staffing patterns as perceived by
clientele.

Kenneth Alfred Parker
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Perceptions of urban school administrators, teachers and students enrolled in vocational agriculture concerning the programs, policies, and activities of the FFA organization.

Larry Peter Rathbun
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The relationship between participation in vocational student organizations and student success.

Maurice Kwamina Saah
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Review and synthesis of research on agricultural education in developing countries.

Saturnino M. Ocampo, Jr.
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The occupational knowledge of twelfth-grade vocational agriculture student.

William Samuel Farrington
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Criterion-referenced assessment of twelfth-grade vocational programs in agricultural mechanics.

Eddie Albert Moore
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Professional education competency needs of three groups of vocational agriculture teachers in Ohio.

Glenwood Flournoy Hill
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The attitude of tobacco farm operators regarding the relationship between smoking and health.

Maxie Bennett McGhee
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Attitudes of superintendents, principals, county vocational directors, and guidance counselors regarding vocational agriculture in the public secondary schools of West Virginia.

Vernon Dale Luft
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The development of guidelines for recruitment programs in agricultural education.

Frank Lewis Breedlove
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Teacher and student assessments of the performance capabilities of graduates of agricultural-industrial mechanics curricula in joint vocational schools.

Ronald Charles Kowalka
advised by Richard H. Wilson
The instructional utility of an electrical wiring manual determined by criterion-referenced assessment with ninth grade vocational agriculture students.

Neal Davis Andrew, Jr.
advised by Robert E. Taylor
An analysis of present and potential interstate cooperation in vocational education in New England.

John Benford Lindamood
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Evaluation of external information needs of Ohio dairy farms.

Nimrod Cobb
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Inservice education for black teachers of vocational agriculture in Alabama.

1973
Philip Bartley Moore
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Staffing patterns in the cooperative extention service.

Arthur Thomas Neavill
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Criterion-referenced assessment of ninth- and tenth-grade instruction in agriculture.

David Lynn Howell
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The effect of a student manual on the attitudes of high school students toward environmental protection.

James Eugene Cummins
advised by Ralph E. Bender
A follow-up of technical agricultural graduates and dropouts in Ohio.

Norman Marvin Stanley
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Factors related to decisions made by high school graduates concerning post-high school education.

Ronald Lee Foreman
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Relationship of an early placement program to the transition from school to full-time employment.

Louis Coleman Thaxton
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Youth with special needs in the Columbus public schools.

James Randall McCutcheon
advised by Robert E. Taylor
An assessment of factors related to the diffusion strategy for situlation training materials.

Lawrence Howard Newcomb
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The effect of contract grading on student performance.

James Aldine Shane
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Administrative organizational structures and community college comprehensiveness.

1972
Adam Junior Sponagle
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Attitudes of guidance counselors regarding vocational education.

John Howard Hillison
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Manpower needs in environmental management.

Norman Floyd Bloss
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
The relationship between enrollment in agricultural education and the vocational maturity of secondary school students.

Billy James Vice
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Variables related to continuing agricultural education in Kentucky schools.

Charles Wayne Byers
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The relationship of selected variables to the supervision provided students of vocational agriculture by their teachers.

Richard Neil Adams
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Continuing education for technical college graduates.

Ronald Paice Hutchings
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The influence of excessive fat prior to weaning on the milking potential of beef heifers.

Wade Hampton Reeves
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Church-related programs in agricultural education in Cameroun and Uganda, Africa.

Richard Alma Reid
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Guidelines for evaluation activities conducted by state advisory councils for vocational and technical education.

Gary Fred Beasley
advised by Robert E. Taylor
An assessment of an instructional unit for preparing users of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) system.

Emerson Sanders
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Volunteer 4-H leaders working with youth with limited resources in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

1971
Ahmad Mohammed El-Zoobi
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Agricultural extension and rural development in Syria, 1955-1968.

Carmen Robert Parkhurst
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
The information sources and educational needs of commercial poultrymen in Ohio.

Doris Hosmer Steele
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Opinion leadership in family living among low income homemakers in the expanded nutrition program in Ohio.

Joel Robert Soobitsky
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Perceived training needs of urban Cooperative Extension Agents working with disadvantaged audiences.

Omkar nath Kunzru
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Role of the area extension agents in program development as perceived by selected extension personnel.

Omkar Singh Ratore
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
Adoption of extension innovations among selected personnel in the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service.

Richard Ernest Young
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
The effectiveness of a correspondence course for new 4-H leaders.

Nathaniel Alan Sheppard
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Educational-vocational decision and indecision in college freshmen.

Gene Edward Rapp
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Perceptions of the role of an agricultural technician.

Maynard James Iverson
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Guidelines for the development of student organizations associated with agricultural programs at two-year, post-secondary educational institutions in the United States.

Oliver Reese Lumpkin
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Characteristics of disadvantaged rural youth in southern secondary schools.

Phillip Raymond Zurbrick
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Effectiveness of a teacher reference utilizing an inductive mode and principles approach with high school vocational agriculture students.

Richard Frederick Welton
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Relationship of student characteristics and program policies to participation in FFA.

Vincent Joseph Feck
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Characteristics and professional competency needs of teachers of agriculture in two-year technical institutes or colleges in the United States.

Charles Edward Urbanic
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Effectiveness of the use of a student reference in teaching ornamental horticulture to high school students.

James Russel Miller
advised by Robert W. McCormick
A Theoretical model to improve the extension education outreach of the Ohio State University : utilizing marketing, behavioral, business, management, and systems concepts.

John Bright Mulvana
advised by Willard H. Wolf
Advisory committees for agricultural education in the public secondary schools of Ohio.

Earl Bell Russell
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Development of an instrument to measure the change orientation of vocational teachers.

1970
John William Oren, Jr.
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
An appraisal by clientele of the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service.

Joseph Aibangbee Ben Efionayi
advised by Clarence J. Cunningham
The newsletter as a communication medium in teaching low-income homemakers.

Beverly Byrd Archer
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Agricultural work experience programs for academically handicapped youth in secondary schools.

Richard Herbert Edsall
advised by J. Robert Warmbrod
Vocational agriculture programs in joint vocational schools, participating local schools, and non-participating local schools.

Dan David Garrison
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Guidelines and counseling activities pertaining to post high school educational and occupational opportunities in agriculture.

Henry Erven Schmitt
advised by Ralph E. Bender
A model for preparing secondary teachers of agriculture for minority populations.

Lloyd Houston Blanton
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Communication networks and innovative potential of a state division of vocational education.

Lowell Eugene Hedges
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
The feasibility of using videotape techniques in pre-service teacher education in agriculture.

Wesley Eugene Budke
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Guidelines for the development of prevocational education programs at the junior high school level.

Wiley Buford Lewis
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Agricultural mechanics as performed on Ohio farms in comparison with offerings in vocational agriculture.

Gilbert Andrew Long
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Personnel responsible for decisions influencing vocational education in local schools.

Garry Robert Bice
advised by Robert E. Taylor
The relationship of group structural properties and communication behavior patterns to opinion leadership among teachers.

John David McCracken
advised by Robert E. Taylor
The utilization of information by state supervisory and teacher education personnel in vocational and technical education.

Charles Richard Oaklief
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Junior college community service personnels’ cognition of the Cooperative Extension Service.

Paul Conrad Leidheiser
advised by Robert W. McCormick
An evaluation of supervisory task importance and performance in the Ohio Cooperative Extension Service.

1969
Douglas D. Bishop
advised by James W. Hensel
Effectiveness of prior exposure to performance objectives as a technique for improvement of student recall and retention.

Howard Robert Terry
advised by James W. Hensel
Composition profiles of agricultural machinery service occupations as derived from comparative analysis across incumbents.

James Duane Utzinger,
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Educational opportunities in horticulture for Ohio youth.

Walter Audry Cameron
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Remote in-service vocational-technical teacher education for beginning teachers.

Wendell Lee Smith
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Outdoor recreational resource development through vocational agriculture and the cooperative extension service.

Theodore Ayres Zimmer
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Occupational and educational characteristics of male graduates of non-metropolitan Ohio shcools in which vocational agriculture was offered.

Charles William Lifer
advised by Robert W. McCormick
An evaluation of self-learning centers in adult education.

Atheal Pierce
advised by Willard H. Wolf
A Relationship between intrinsic and extrinsic job satisfaction and the performance of prospective teachers.

Donald Robert Herring
advised by Willard H. Wolf
Guidelines for organizing and operating multiple teacher departments of vocational agriculture.

1968
Craig Stanley Oliver
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Influence of selected factors upon the learning of landscape design concepts.

Darrell Lee Parks
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Attitudes and principles regarding vocational education in Ohio.

William James Becker
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Technical agriculture programs in Ohio with emphasis upon student and program characteristics.

Warren Gerald Noland
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Migration patterns of vocational agriculture graduates in Ohio.

Khalid Hasan Bokhari
advised by Richard H. Wilson
A role-performance model for vocational agriculture curriculum.

Cecil Heyward Johnson, Jr.
advised by Robert E. Taylor
The identification of teacher opinion leaders : an element in a change strategy for agricultural education.

Joel Hans Magisos
advised by Robert E. Taylor
An Analysis of factors associated with perception of role by state supervisors of vocational education.

Max Lee Amberson
advised by Robert E. Taylor
Variables and situational factors associated with high school vocational education programs.

Ansar Ali Khan
advised by Robert W. McCormick
An analysis of the improvement of quality instruction programs for cooperative extension personnel in Ohio.

Braj Kishore Chaubey
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Factors influencing the quality of teaching in vocational agriculture.

Douglas Harry Pletsch
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Communication concepts used by adult educators in agriculture to implement educational change.

Hatam Ali Alsamarrae
advised by Robert W. McCormick
A proposed educational program for agricultural development in Iraq.

1967
Richard Leland Barker
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An appraisal of instructional units to enhance student understanding of profit-maximizing principles.

Howard Harward Christensen
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Education for off-farm agricultural occupations in Nevada.

Robert Henry White
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
The education of ornamental horticulture technicians in Ohio.

Robert Vaughn Kerwood
advised by Robert E. Taylor
Self-initiated evaluation of state teacher education programs in vocational education.

Cecil E. Carter, Jr.
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The relation of leader behavior dimensions and group characteristics to county extension advisory committee performance.

Thomas Russell Stitt
advised by Willard H. Wolf
The understandings and abilities needed for selected job titles of farm equipment dealerships in Ohio.

Irving Charles Cross
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Scholastic achievement of Colorado vocational agriculture students enrolled at Colorado State University from 1950 to 1960.

James Byron Hamilton
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Youth with special needs in non-metropolitan Ohio high schools.

Ratan Chand Mehta
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Leader behavior and its relation to innovativeness of county extension agent chairmen.

Virginia Norris
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Educational methods used in presenting consumer information to homemakers living in low income urban areas.

Oliver Claude McGhee
advised by Willard H. Wolf
Professional and technical needs of teachers of vocational agriculture in West Virginia.

1966
Benard Harold Anderson
Ralph E. Bender
Guidelines for planning and conducting cooperative work experience programs in vocational agriculture.

John August Rolloff
advised by Richard H. Wilson
The development of a model design to assess instruction in farm management in terms of economic returns and the understanding of economic principles.

Shyam Lal Mathur
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The role of cooperative extension personnel and advisory committees in the adoption of program innovations.

Gilbert Lander Mathis
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Managerial perception and success in farming.

Tanweer Ahmad Lodhi
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Developing a pre-service education program for agriculture teachers at West Pakistan Agricultural University, Lyallpur (Pakistan).

Ramsey Myers Groves
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Vocational education programs for students with special needs.

Andre Joseph Bouchard
advised by Robert W. McCormick
Training needs of county agricultural extension agents in Quebec, Canada.

1965
Earl Franklin Kantner
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Adapting the FFA to a changing program of vocational agriculture.

Herbert Duane Brum
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Non-farm agricultural employment opportunities and training needs in Ohio.

Harlan Eugene Ridenour
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Guidelines for organizing and operating a state vocational agricultural curriculum materials service.

Hollis Elbert Todd
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
A role analysis of the beginning teacher of vocational agriculture in Ohio : a research report of a graduate study.

James Kenneth Baker
Ralph J. Woodin
Determining employment opportunites and educational needs for animal science technicians in Ohio.

James Edward Christiansen
advised by Robert E. Taylor
The adoption of educational innovations among teachers of vocational agriculture.

1964
Clarence Junior Cunningham
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Measures of leader behavior and their relation to performance levels of county extension agents.

Floyd Guy McCormick
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The development of an instrument for measuring the understanding of profit-maximizing principles.

Jerry Jack Halterman
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Determination of the educational needs of agricultural engineering technicians in Ohio.

John Tull Starling
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Integrating biological principles with instruction in vocational agriculture.

Leon William Boucher
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The development of a firm business planning and analysis instructional program for Ohio young farmers.

Joseph Ray Clary
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Guidelines for the development of training programs for agricultural technicians.

Joseph Kenna Bailey
advised by Richard H. Wilson
Non-farm agricultural employment in West Virginia : with implications for vocational education programs.

Marvin Garr Linson
advised by Robert E. Taylor
A guide for self-evaluation of state supervisory programs in vocational education in agriculture.

Coy Gaylord McNabb
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The administrative role of the county extension director in Missouri.

David Dwight Jenkins
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The Ohio Cooperative Extension Service as perceived by resource development committee representatives.

Schell Hilton Bodenhamer
advised by Robert W. McCormick
The effects of presenting informative speeches with and without the use of visual aids to voluntary adult audiences.

1963
Christopher Jayadas Kalangi
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An analysis of training needs of extension agents in urban and farm counties.

Neil Owen Snepp
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Agricultural offerings in community colleges in the United States.

Clement Alphonso Bronson
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
An evaluation of selected aspects of agricultural education programs in the inter-regional land-grant institutions of the United States.

1962
James Douglas McComas
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The role of the teacher of vocation agriculture as perceived by selected Ohio teachers and their administrators.

Wayne Elmer Schroeder
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Role expectations of state supervision in vocational agriculture.

Joe Coupland
advised by Willard H. Wolf
Importance of units of instruction in the high school vocational agriculture curriculum.

1961
Robert Ellsworth Taylor
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An in-service education program for state supervisors of vocational education in agriculture.

John Hashford Rodgers
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Participation of Ohio part-time farmers in young farmer programs in vocational agriculture.

1960
Dewey Pierce
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The Relation of vocational agriculture experience to scholastic achievement at the Ohio State University.

1959
Donald Burdette Pfleiderer
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The Research functions of agronomic demonstration plots conducted by teachers of vocational agriculture in Ohio.

Gilbert Samuel Guiler
Ralph E. Bender
The use of professional time during the summer months by teachers of vocational agriculture in Ohio.

Howard Leland Miller
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Procedures for improving the use of publications in the communications process by professional leaders in agricultural education.

Texton Robert Miller
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Developments in vocational agriculture in northwest Ohio for prospective part-time farmers.

Marion Milford Caldwell
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An evaluation of the undergraduate curriculum in agricultural education at South Carolina State College.

Wendell Gary Hardway
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Principals’ evaluation of local programs of vocational agriculture in West Virginia.

1958
Edmund Robert Barmettler
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Teaching farmer cooperation in vocational agriculture.

James Melvin Holley
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An evaluation of the pre-service teacher education curriculum in agricultural education at the Virginia State College.

1957
Finley Taylor McQueen
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
An evaluation of the pre-service professional curriculum in agricultural education at Tuskegee Institute.

1956
Lowery Heywood Davis
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An appraisal by professional non-school personnel of teacher performance in conducting programs of vocational agriculture.

William F. Brazziel, Jr.
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Instruction in agriculture in non-land-grant colleges in the United States.

Lonnie Howell Bridges
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Graduates of vocational agriculture engaged in part-time farming in southeastern Ohio.

Raymond Harrison Bridges
advised by Ralph J. Woodin
Occupational patterns of vocational agriculture graduates in southeastern Ohio.

1955
Austin Everett Ritchie
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Criteria for evaluating programs in agricultural education for beginning teachers.

Daniel Tanner
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An evaluation of the undergraduate program at the Ohio State University by agricultural education graduates.

Zeno Earl Bailey
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An evaluation of selected aspects of the pre-service curriculum in agricultural education at the Alabama Polytechnic Institute.

Kenneth Neal Wilson
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An evaluation of cropping practices used in demonstration plots.

Richard Heilbron Wilson
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The use of demonstration plots in vocational agriculture in Ohio.

1954
George Lowell Luster
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Pre-service curricula for preparing teachers of vocational agriculture in the North Central Region.

Gordon James Ryder
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Preparation in farm mechanics education for teachers of vocational agriculture.

Ralph Harmon Tolbert
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
The use of professional time by teachers of vocational agriculture in Georgia.

Marvin Albert Fields
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Evaluation of selected departments of vocational agriculture in the Negro high schools of Virginia with implications for teacher-education and supervision.

1953
Willard Henry Wolf
advised by Ralph E. Bender
The influence of selected factors upon the vocational choice of graduates majoring in agricultural education during the years 1929-1948.

Roy Wendell Watson
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
Relationship of certain farm and socio-economic factors to the farming status of 116 former students of vocational agriculture in three counties of Virginia.

1952
Julius Harold Lintner
advised by Ralph E. Bender
A Study of the effectiveness of the institutional on-farm program in Ohio with implications for future programs in adult education.

Robert Wallace Montgomery
advised by Ralph E. Bender
Professional needs of teachers of vocational agriculture in Alabama and their implications for in-service education.

Virgus Ray Cardozier
advised by Ralph E. Bender
In-service education of teachers of vocational agriculture in Louisiana.

1951
Ralph James Woodin
advised by Ralph E. Bender
An evaluation of selected aspects of the pre-service professional curriculum in agricultural education at the Ohio State University.

1947
James Bryant Kirkland
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
A study of the professional and technical difficulties encountered by teachers during their first year of teaching vocational agriculture.

Ralph Edward Bender
advised by Ray Fife
The development of a problem check list and a demonstration of its use in planning rural youth programs.

1944
Leslie Weldemar Nelson
advised by Ray Fife
The development of criteria for the evaluation of local chapters of Future Farmers of America.

1943
Henry Sherman Brunner
advised by Ray Fife
Criteria for evaluating programs of preparation for teachers of vocational agriculture.

Claude Elton Rhoad
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
A study of the comprehensiveness of abilities in technical agriculture attained by prospective teachers of vocational agriculture in Ohio previous to their entrance into student teaching.

1940
John Barnhart McClelland
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
Opportunities for placement and establishment on farms in selected Ohio communities : where vocational agriculture is taught.

Harold W. Kennedy
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
Objectives of agricultural education, historical and present status.

1939
Russell Walter Cline
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
Constructing and evaluating practice exercises in mathematics for students of vocational agriculture in Arizona.

1938
George Frederick Ekstrom
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
The organization of techniques for evaluation programs of vocational education in agriculture.

Omer Clyde Aderhold
advised by Wilbur F. Stewart
The Needs for vocational education in agriculture in Georgia : a problem in educational research.