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John Ewing, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Undergraduate Program Coordinator
John Ewing, Ph.D.
215 Ferguson Building
University Park, PA 16802
Work Phone: 814-863-7463

Areas of Expertise

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Experiential Learning

Education

  1. Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2006
  2. M.S., The Ohio State University, 2005
  3. B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2000

Vitae

Responsibilities

75% Teaching
25% Research

Research Interests

  • Experiential Learning; Cognitive Levels of Teaching and Learning
  • Laboratory Instruction and Management

Courses Taught

  • AEE 100 – Agricultural Education Orientation
  • AEE 297B – Shop Processes for Agricultural Educators
  • AEE 313 – School-based Program Planning and Instructional Development
  • AEE 350 – Teaching Methods for Agricultural and Environmental Laboratories
  • AEE 413 – Program Planning and Instructional Development
  • AEE 495/595 – Student Teaching in Agricultural Education
  • AEE 524 – Change in Education
  • AEE 590 – Colloquium in Agricultural and Extension Education

    Selected Publications

    Ewing, J. C., & Whittington, M. S. (in press). Types and cognitive levels of questions asked by professors during college of agriculture class sessions. Journal of Agricultural Education.

    Threeton, M.D., Walter, R. A., Clark, R.W., & Ewing, J. C. 2011. Automotive technology student learning styles and preference for experiential learning. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 19(1), 35-52.

    Ewing, J. C., Whittington, M.S., & Foster, D. D. 2011. Explaining student cognition in the context of Piaget's theory of cognitive development. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal, 55(1), 68-75.

    Ewing, J. C., Whittington, M. S., Brown, D., Velez, J., & Cano, J. (2006). Questioning strategies for engaging students. Proceedings of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture 52nd Annual Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

    Awards

    2011 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture journal - 2011 Top Teaching Tip Award

    2011 College of Agricultural Sciences Excellence in Academic Advising Award