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International Undergraduate Research

Pre-service agricultural educators are engaging in international undergraduate research to sharpen research skills and increase global competency.

Undergraduate Research Projects Related to Global Teach Ag!

2015: Olivia Murphy Sweet.  Belize Agricultural Youth Leadership Organization Development to Preserve Agricultural Indigenous Knowledge and Practice in Belize. Advisers: Dr. Daniel Foster, Dr. Melanie Miller Foster

2015: Kayla Hack.  Identifying characteristics of contextually relevant Spanish language immersion experience in Turrialba, Costa Rica.  Advisers: Dr. Daniel Foster, Dr. Melanie Miller Foster

2014-2015: Kate Bassett.  A study of school-based agricultural education at Mopan Technical School, Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Belize. Advisers: Dr. Daniel Foster, Dr. Melanie Miller Foster


2013-2014: Emily Urban. The Brazilian undergraduate perception of the teaching-learning environment of agriculture courses in the US land-grant university setting. Adviser: Dr. John Ewing


2013-2014: Bryanna Kenno. Impacts of student evaluations on teaching faculty at two comparable universities in two countries.
Schreyer’s Honors Thesis: Pending
Advisers: Dr. Daniel Foster, Dr. Melanie Miller Foster, Ms. Laura Rice


2013-2014: Allison Hoover. Describing Agricultural Education in the Turrialba Region of Costa Rica. Schreyer’s Honors Thesis.
Advisers: Dr. Daniel Foster, Dr. Melanie Miller Foster


2012-2013: Mackenzie McCollum. Decoding the Image: An Analysis of Images Gathered from an Embedded Study Abroad Trip to South Korea.
Advisers: Dr. Daniel Foster,  Ms. Laura Rice

Interested in conducting international undergraduate research?

Good news!  There are several undergraduate research funding sources available:

 

 We look forward to creating an agricultural education undergraduate research project with you.  Contact teachag@psu.edu to arrange a consultation with a member of the Global Teach Ag! Team.