Curriculum Research

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Natalie Ruth Bumgarner
Assistant Professor

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Brent Lamons
Director, Advising

John Clinton Stier
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Heather Sedges Wallace
Assistant Professor
Human Development State Specialist



Position Announcement - Center Director Greeneville, 7/12/2019

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017


(1 mention)

Governor's Garden 
Some Tennessee teachers have a new lesson plan this fall, and their curriculum came straight from the grounds of the Governor's home.


Recent Publications

Eat Well Feel Well Curriculum for Older Adults (curriculum, handouts).  Burney, J. L., L. E. Fuller, and J. Ferguson.  2018.  UT Extension Publication.

Engaging undergraduate honors students in plant pathology.  Gwinn, K. D., C. T. Stripling, J. L. Donaldson, and C. A. Stephens.  2018.  PhytopathologyPhytopathology 108:S1.194. International Congress of Plant Pathology, Boston, MA July 28-August 3, 2. [Abstract]

An Orientation Course with Effort-Based Grading Predicts Undergraduate Student Success in Animal Science Mann, M.M., and C. J. Kojima.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_1, 1 March 2018, Page 11. [Abstract]

Determining Effective Minimum Grade Requirements in Early Prerequisite Courses to Ensure Student Success in Animal Science Mann, M.M., C. J. Kojima, L. Schneider, and A. M. Saxton.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Page 493. [Abstract]

Identifying international agricultural concepts for secondary agricultural education curriculum Conner, N. W., H. Gates, and C. T. Stripling.  2017.  Journal of Agricultural Education, 58(1), 118-130.

Assessing the CFA University Recognition Program: A Survey Based Analysis Grieb, T., M. Noguera, and C. Trejo-Pech.  2016.  2016 Proceedings Financial Education Association and Academy of Business Education, Financial Education Association Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, September-October 2016. [Abstract]

Integrative veterinary medical education and consensus guidelines for an integrative veterinary medicine curriculum within veterinary colleges.  M.A. Memon, J. Shmalberg, H. S. Adair, III, and et al.  2016.  Open Veterinary Journal.

Modifying an Effective Food Safety Education Curriculum for 4-H Students to Maximize Sustainability.  Albin. M., A. Beavers, J. L. Burney, H. D. Loveday, and J. K. Richards.  2014.  The Annual Meeting and Expo of the Institute of Food Technologists.

Promoting Active Learning through Gamification in the Classroom.  Horvath, B. J.  2014.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Meetings, November 2-5, 2014, Long Beach, CA. [Abstract]

Building Sustainability for effective K-12 outreach programs: Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classroom.  Pratt, C., and J. K. Richards.  2013.  Annual Conference of the Institute of Food Technologists. [Abstract]

Exploring the impact of a food safety educational intervention on adolescent food safety self-efficacy through qualitative research methods.  Richards, J. K., A. S. Beavers, K. McCoy, J. Wager, and E. Seymour.  2013.  Annual Conference of the Institute of Food Technologists. [Abstract]

Investigating Change of Adolescent Food Safety Self-efficacy through Educational Interventions.  Beavers, A. S., and J. K. Richards.  2012.  Annual Conference of the Institute of Food Technologists, June 25-287, 2012, Las Vegas, NV. [Abstract]