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Graduate Internship Report - Watsonville High School, Savanah D. Rhine Jun 2019

Graduate Internship Report - Watsonville High School, Savanah D. Rhine

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship and project report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture. The documents are concurrently used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process at Dinuba High School conducted by representatives of the California Department of Education. The supporting material includes information to receive state and local funding, outline the goals and objectives of the program, along with an overview of Watsonville High School, the agriculture program and the community.


Graduate Internship Report Aged 539 - Volunteer Mah & Answer Key, Rachel E. Drisdelle Jun 2019

Graduate Internship Report Aged 539 - Volunteer Mah & Answer Key, Rachel E. Drisdelle

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship and project report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture. This is a volunteer workbook intended for high school students looking to observe at a veterinary hospital. It is written for volunteers at Mission Animal Hospital in San Luis Obispo, CA, but can be adapted for other veterinary hospitals if needed.


Engaging High School Students Towards A Career In Cybersecurity, Caroline Rose Ster Jun 2019

Engaging High School Students Towards A Career In Cybersecurity, Caroline Rose Ster

Journalism

The following study acknowledges the numerous jobs available in cybersecurity and searches for ways to use public relations efforts to engage high school students towards a career in cybersecurity. While the field of cybersecurity is growing and the amount of jobs are increasing, there is currently not enough people pursuing a career in cybersecurity. This lack of professionals is dangerous because there are simply not enough professionals that are seeking to progress the field, and there’s not enough people to fight the increasing number of cyberattacks. The main goal for this project was to discover public relations tactics that ...


Aged 539 Graduate Internship Report, Derek L. Silva Oct 2018

Aged 539 Graduate Internship Report, Derek L. Silva

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

The Galt High School Agriculture Department is committed and dedicated to promoting and developing personal growth, career technical skills and rigorous/ relevant instruction for all students. Offering several pathways in the Agri-Science, Ornamental Horticulture and Ag Mechanics personalized to student’s career and technical skills interest areas through engaging hands on laboratories and industry insight and certification.

In order to accomplish the skills and abilities listed above, the Galt High School Agriculture Department currently overs the following courses for the 2017-2018 school year: Introduction to Agriculture Mechanics 1, Agriculture Mechanics 2, Agriculture Power Mechanics 1, Advanced Agriculture Mechanics, Agricultural Construction ...


Aged 539 Graduate Internship Report, Natalie Vaz Sanchez Jun 2018

Aged 539 Graduate Internship Report, Natalie Vaz Sanchez

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

The AGED 539 graduate internship report contains a multitude of validated documents that is required in meeting the quality criteria for the Agriculture Incentive Grant. This grant is specifically allocated for secondary- level programs of instruction in agriculture. All documents in this report are used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process for Kingsburg High School, which is administered by a representative of the California Department of Education. The internship includes information in regards to the development, current standing, and future goals for the Kingsburg High School Agriculture Department. The supporting material includes all required evidence needed in order to ...


Forumsphere.Com, Nicholas Scott Gatehouse, Sam Robert Rastovich Jun 2018

Forumsphere.Com, Nicholas Scott Gatehouse, Sam Robert Rastovich

Computer Science and Software Engineering

We live in the Age of Information & Technology where social media has become an integral part of our society. Social media platforms such as Facebook help bring people and ideas together in one place. However, currently there is no centralized hub on the internet that is geared towards individual college campuses. Our goal is to create an environment that promotes structured and productive discussion between students, alumni, and staff. A platform like ours is needed to bring a campus closer if the community is willing and able to help one another.

There are other platforms that focus on social media ...


Cal Poly Farmers Picnic, Emily Anne Dale, Riley Nilsen, Jack Gavron Mar 2018

Cal Poly Farmers Picnic, Emily Anne Dale, Riley Nilsen, Jack Gavron

Agricultural Education and Communication

Agriculture can be seen as the world’s most essential industry. Many products people use daily come directly from agriculture, including the food placed on people’s tables. Knowing where that food comes from, and the overall importance of agricultural education is vital in the United States and the world. This message needs to be shared beyond the classroom: we need agriculture to survive.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, “in 2012, there were 3.2 million farmers, ranchers and other agricultural managers and an estimated 757,900 agricultural workers legally employed in the U.S.” (USDA, 2012 ...


Aged 539 Graduate Internship Report - Greenfield High School, Kelsey Fernandez Dec 2017

Aged 539 Graduate Internship Report - Greenfield High School, Kelsey Fernandez

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This report includes documents required for meeting the quality criteria for a High School Agricultural Education Program. The documents include information necessary to receive state and local funding, Ag Incentive Grant, and supporting documents for the Greenfield High School Agriculture Department.


Chowchilla Union High School Agriculture Department Comprehensive Plan 2016-2017, Kassie Dewey Jun 2017

Chowchilla Union High School Agriculture Department Comprehensive Plan 2016-2017, Kassie Dewey

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship and project report includes documentation required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture. The documents are concurrently used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process at Chowchilla Union High School conducted by representatives of the California Department of Education. The supporting material includes information to receive state and local funding, outline the goals and objectives of the program, along with an overview of Chowchilla Union High School, the agriculture program and the community.


Media Coverage On Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students Of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo And Its Surrounding Community, Melissa Eraclea Nuñez Mar 2017

Media Coverage On Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students Of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo And Its Surrounding Community, Melissa Eraclea Nuñez

Journalism

The following study focused on media coverage of the socioeconomically disadvantaged student population at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA and its immediate surrounding community. Specifically, this study pointed out the gaps in the existing coverage and it looked for ways to fill in those gaps. In additional to filling the gaps, the study emphasized the agenda-setting theory, to bring more awareness and understanding of the struggles and existence of the mentioned student demographic in a city most commonly known as an affluent and not so diverse area of California. To bring this awareness and understanding, four interviews were ...


El Camino Hacia El Extranjero, Lupita M. Murillo Jun 2015

El Camino Hacia El Extranjero, Lupita M. Murillo

World Languages and Cultures

This project focuses on capturing the life of two Mexican individuals who later encountered in the United States. The intent of this senior project is to interview my mother and father to see through their eyes the life they had in Mexico, their motivation to cross the border, the difficulties of crossing the border and assimilating to the new culture. These interviews will be a basis for this novel so that the reader can see how the American Dream came with struggle and pain. Each chapter will close at a common point in both character’s life so that the ...


Teacher Internship Report - Arroyo Grande High School, Amie N. Mertz/Wadsworth May 2015

Teacher Internship Report - Arroyo Grande High School, Amie N. Mertz/Wadsworth

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship/project report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture. The documents are concurrently used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process at Arroyo Grande High School conducted by representatives of the California Department of Education. The internship included the development of a comprehensive program plan for Arroyo Grande High School. The plan includes information to receive state/local funding, outline the goals and objectives of the program, along with an overview of Arroyo Grande High School, the agriculture program and community.


Teacher Internship Report - Nipomo High School, Christine F. Woodman Mar 2015

Teacher Internship Report - Nipomo High School, Christine F. Woodman

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship/project report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture at Nipomo High School. The documents are concurrently used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process at Nipomo High School conducted by representatives of the California Department of Education. The internship also included the development of a comprehensive chapter website to provide information and publicity for the Nipomo FFA Chapter. It serves a repository of chapter information and documents, a home for parent information, and as a public face for the chapter. The project also includes a plan for the ...


Experiences Of Hispanic Students Enrolled In Secondary Agricultural Education Programs, Karina Salomon, José Vargas Jun 2014

Experiences Of Hispanic Students Enrolled In Secondary Agricultural Education Programs, Karina Salomon, José Vargas

Agricultural Education and Communication

Nearly 52% of the 72,445 [state] students enrolled in agricultural education are Hispanic. However, when many of these programs participate in leadership development activities beyond the local level, the diversity of their participants fails to mirror that of their enrollment. Many teachers are at a loss as to what they can do to cultivate the talent of these students.

In this phenomenological study, a focus group interview was conducted at a [state] high school agriculture program with the reputation for strong Hispanic student engagement. Nine Hispanic agriculture students were invited to participate. The purpose of the study was to ...


Western Line Design: Design Instructions For Western Line Arrangements, Katelyn Montague Jun 2014

Western Line Design: Design Instructions For Western Line Arrangements, Katelyn Montague

Agricultural Education and Communication

The purpose of this project was to create an instructional booklet that would act as a supplement for high school floral design students and instructors as they created the five Western Line design styles. The booklet includes high-quality photographs and step-by-step instructions on how to construct each of the Western Line designs (vertical, horizontal, formal, informal and l-shape). It also includes a profile for each arrangement and a list of materials that are needed to create each design. This instructional booklet will be an important addition to floral design classes, which are present in many agriculture departments in high schools ...


First Year Teacher Internship Report And Program Of Activities For Pleasant Grove High School, Jessica L. Forster Jun 2014

First Year Teacher Internship Report And Program Of Activities For Pleasant Grove High School, Jessica L. Forster

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship and project report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture. The documents are concurrently used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process at Pleasant Grove High School conducted by representatives of the California Department of Education. The internship includes the development of a conclusive Program of Activities for the Elk Grove-Pleasant Grove FFA Chapter. The supporting material includes a completed copy of the Elk Grove-Pleasant Grove FFA Chapter's Program of Activities for the 2013-2014 school year.


Aged 539 Graduate Internship In Agriculture Education, Aimee M. Cozens Strohmenger Mar 2014

Aged 539 Graduate Internship In Agriculture Education, Aimee M. Cozens Strohmenger

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship/project report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture at Pacheco High School located in Los Banos, California. The documents are concurrently used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process at Pacheco High School conducted by representatives of the California Department of Education. The internship included the development of a comprehensive program plan for Pacheco High School. The plan includes information to receive state/local funding, an outline of the goals and objectives of the program, along with an overview of Pacheco High School, the agriculture program and community ...


Aged 539 Teacher Internship Report: Porterville High School, Jessica Lee Helm Mar 2014

Aged 539 Teacher Internship Report: Porterville High School, Jessica Lee Helm

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship/project report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture. The documents are concurrently used for the Agriculture Incentive Grant review process at Porterville High School conducted by representatives of the California Department of Education. The internship included the development of the Agriculture Incentive Grant Binder for Porterville High School. Also included are the Porterville FFA Program of Activities, Program Recruitment Materials created for the Porterville FFA, a detailed reflection of the recruitment efforts made, and a detailed reflection of the process of creating an Agriculture Advisory Committee.


Common Core 4th Grade Environmental Science Lesson Plans For California Teachers, Gillian Schoenfeld Dec 2013

Common Core 4th Grade Environmental Science Lesson Plans For California Teachers, Gillian Schoenfeld

Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences

This project and its analyses were conducted to assist California fourth grade elementary school teachers in adjusting to teaching Common Core standards and science curriculum in their classrooms. The project included the creation of lesson plans, which could be utilized throughout the state of California.

As the Common Core standards, California’s Next Generation Science Standards for K- 12, were just proposed in June of 2013, these lesson plans would help teachers update their lessons and provide them materials and concepts of how to do so. These lessons provide higher-order thinking for students, which is the whole concept of the ...


The Necessity Of A Revolution: The 21st Century Battle For Equality In The Classroom: An Examination Of The History, Critiques And Effectiveness Of Teach For America, Wyatt D. Oroke Jun 2013

The Necessity Of A Revolution: The 21st Century Battle For Equality In The Classroom: An Examination Of The History, Critiques And Effectiveness Of Teach For America, Wyatt D. Oroke

History

This paper sets out to explore the controversy surrounding the program Teach For America. The paper sets out to argue whether or not Teach For America has been effective, in terms of its alignment with its goals and mission statement. I conclude that while TFA has been successful in some individual cases, the program as a collective has so far failed to make advancements within the opportunity gap experienced between low-income and high-income students within the American school system. The paper concludes by making several recommendations for the TFA program about how it can alter itself in hopes of being ...


An Educational Video And Research Experiment On The Longevity Of Chicken Eggs, Kyle Patrick Mcdonald May 2013

An Educational Video And Research Experiment On The Longevity Of Chicken Eggs, Kyle Patrick Mcdonald

Agricultural Education and Communication

The purpose of this project was to create a video designed to educate the public about chicken egg storage and refrigeration. The information in the video was based on a research experiment performed by the author, which was designed to measure the chronological decline of internal egg quality over a ten-week period. By creating an educational video about the longevity of chicken eggs, it is hoped that consumers will learn to keep their eggs past their sell-by dates. This project includes an educational video as well as an outline for a research project.


Quartz Hill High School Agricultural Education Program: A Guide To Restarting, Revising, And Rebuilding The Agricultural Education Program At Quartz Hill High School, Luke Gocke Mar 2013

Quartz Hill High School Agricultural Education Program: A Guide To Restarting, Revising, And Rebuilding The Agricultural Education Program At Quartz Hill High School, Luke Gocke

Agricultural Education and Communication

At one point in time Quartz Hill High School had a successful Agricultural Education program. The program utilized the principle of Agricultural Education to develop each student to be a contributing member of society. The purpose of this project was to create a booklet on how to rebuild a high school agricultural education program. It was designed to help the author gain knowledge about agricultural education programs, to set a foundation for how one would rebuild a program, and to create new ideas on how to diversify a program of agricultural education. The booklet is designed to help the administration ...


High School Horticulture Curriculum, Margaret Maratsos Aug 2012

High School Horticulture Curriculum, Margaret Maratsos

Horticulture and Crop Science

Horticulture is just one of the many topics covered in a high school agriculture curriculum, and yet, there are very few lesson plans or resources available to teachers for these classes specifically. The objectives of this project were to compile a set of lesson plans, lab plans, and tests that would emphasize interactive and investigative learning. The lesson plans were written in such a way that they reflected a certain set of standards, set down by the state of California, and were meant to serve as a bare outline of topics that would be discussed within a week’s worth ...


Design Of Indio High School Agriculture Shop, Justin Mcbride Jun 2012

Design Of Indio High School Agriculture Shop, Justin Mcbride

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering

No abstract provided.


How The West Was Settled: Teacher's Guide, Leah Sloan Jun 2012

How The West Was Settled: Teacher's Guide, Leah Sloan

Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


A Day With The Mustangs, Bryanna De Oca, Leanne Jones, Brian Peters Jun 2012

A Day With The Mustangs, Bryanna De Oca, Leanne Jones, Brian Peters

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


The Liberty High School Greenhouse Project: Solar Powered Deep Water Culture, Aeroponics, & Drip Irrigation, Ryan Mcbride Jun 2012

The Liberty High School Greenhouse Project: Solar Powered Deep Water Culture, Aeroponics, & Drip Irrigation, Ryan Mcbride

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Teacher Internship Report - Sheldon High School, Kristopher M. Elliott Dec 2011

Teacher Internship Report - Sheldon High School, Kristopher M. Elliott

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

The California Agriculture Incentive Grant provides special funding for secondary Agricultural Education programs in California. In order to qualify for funding, programs are required to meet several “Quality Criteria,” which are designed to improve each program and ensure funds are used appropriately. Each program goes through an annual review process on a three year rotation. During year one, the program conducts a self-review using the “Quality Criteria,” followed by an advisory committee review during year two and a California Department of Education Official (Agricultural Education Regional Supervisor) review during year three. These reviews ensure that students are receiving a quality ...


Potential Benefits From Interacting With Nature: A Look At Outdoor Education For Children, Katie Webster May 2011

Potential Benefits From Interacting With Nature: A Look At Outdoor Education For Children, Katie Webster

Psychology and Child Development

With the increase of a fast paced lifestyle and more technology centered activities, children are spending an increased amount of time indoors. A decreased interaction with the natural environment is alarming to many researchers, including Richard Louv who has defined this lack of interaction as Nature Deficit Disorder, a disorder that may result in a diminished use of the senses, increased amount of attention difficulties and higher rates of physical and emotional illness. By engaging with nature, children will have the potential of concentrating and performing better within the classroom, to be more creative, are more cognitively and intellectually developed ...


Atwater Ag Mechanics Shop Rennovation / Cte Plan, Samuel J. Meredith Dec 2010

Atwater Ag Mechanics Shop Rennovation / Cte Plan, Samuel J. Meredith

Graduate Internship Reports in Agricultural Education

This internship report includes validation documents required in meeting the quality criteria for secondary-level programs of instruction in agriculture. The documents are used during the review process conducted by subject matter experts from the California Department of Education. The internship included the documentation to receive state/local funding, the development of a welding and fabrication facility, floral design classroom, and wood shop facility to accommodate student SAE projects, and to support instruction.