Learning Research

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Justin Ernest Crowe
Extension Specialist II
4-H Youth Development

Craig Steven Pickett
Coordinator III
Coordinator, student life and diversity

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology


The Power of Experiental Learning, 9/9/2015



UTIA Researchers Develop Kit for Chloroplast Engineering in Plants, 3/25/2019

UTIA Research Presence Expands in Belize, 7/5/2018

UTIA/MTSU Partnership Establishes Organic Forage Cropping Systems, 3/8/2018

Faculty 360 | Tao Wu, 1/11/2018

Faculty 360 | Jada Thompson, 10/30/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Faculty 360 | Avat Shekoofa, 4/10/2017

Be Effective in Leading “Big Science”, 1/25/2017

Beef Heifer Development Center–One Year Later, 12/29/2016

Our Fondest Memories: Our Tribute to John Hodges, 7/24/2016


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UT CASNR Hands-on Learning 
You don't need to be inside four walls to learn. That's the training students at UT's Institute of Agriculture often receive - in barns, fields and outdoor laboratories.


Recent Publications

Veggies: Learning to Prepare Vegetables So Your Children Will Eat Them.  Burney, J. L.  2018.  Mealtimes, Manners and Motivation Inservice Training.

The impact of purposeful learning activities on an international experience.  Conner, N. W., M. Kegley, and C. T. Stripling.  2018.  Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Association for International Agricultural and Ext., Meridia, Mexico.

Science Integration and Inquiry-Based Learning in Agriscience Teacher Preparation.  Conner, N., C. Cooper, K. Ness, J. Loizzo, and C. T. Stripling.  2018.  NACTA Journal, 62, Supplement 1.

How using scenarios can create a dynamic learning environment.  Steadman, N, A. Harder, G. Roberts, L. Lundy, R. Strong, K. Dooley, J. Linder, and C. T. Stripling.  2018.  NACTA Journal, 62, Supplement 1.

Using experiential learning to enhance agricultural sciences instruction.  Stripling, C. T., and T. G. Roberts.  2018.  Proceedings of the USAID Feed the Future Conference on Innovation in Agricultural Education.

Significant revision of ABET student learning outcomes for UT Biosystems Engineering Undergraduate program assessment with mapping to courses.  Womac, A. R.  2018.  UT BsE ABET Record of Action.

Have Ideas?: Learning How to Support Your Ideas.  York. W., J. W. Swart, and J. K. Richards.  2018.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, W770.

Learning from Daniel’s Story.  York. W., J. W. Swart, and J. K. Richards.  2018.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, W537.

Quantifying interactions in manufacturing using regression tree models – A useful inductive step for planning a designed experiment Young, T. M.  2018.  29th ICWST International Conference on Wood Science and Technology, Dec. 6-7, 2018. Zagreb, Croatia. [Abstract]

Establishing campus rain gardens that link student experiential learning with stakeholder education and outreach.  Bumgarner, N. R., B. P. Collett, A. L. Ludwig, and C. E. Stewart.  2017.  Acta Horticulturae, 1189: 537-540.

Nematodes as a Learning Tool for Understanding Biodiversity and the Potential Use of Phoretic Insect and Soil Dwelling Nematodes as Forensic Postmortem Interval Indicators.  Phillips, G., L. S. Taylor, S. K. Pothula, and E. C. Bernard.  2017.  Journal of Nematology, Abstract to be published in journal.

4-H Beef Cattle Project Learning Outcomes: Beginner level Smith, J. K., J. Rhinehart, L. G. Strickland, H. D. Loveday, and K. Ferguson.  2017.  UTIA Extension Publication W 457-A.