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Michael A. Arnold, Mary H. Meyer, Tim Rhodus, and Susan S. Barton

An enhanced appreciation and need for peer review of teaching and extension scholarship has become apparent in recent years in higher education ( Bernstein et al., 2006 ; Fincher et al., 2000 ; Sachs and Parsell, 2013 ). Peer review of teaching

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Cynthia B. McKenney, Ellen B. Peffley, and Igino Teolis

the first part of the study, multiple sections of a lower division horticulture course were used. For the study, teaching mode (online and web-facilitated) were treatments. The population consisted of 239 students enrolled in four sections of this

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Brian J. Pearson and Kimberly Moore

employment. The objectives of this article are 1) to identify discipline-oriented knowledge and professional skill needs of employers in college graduates and 2) to present instructional methodology and teaching tool implementation that simultaneously address

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Michael Marcotrigiano and Susan P. McGlew

1 Associate Professor. 2 Research Technician. Paper no. 2997 of the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. We thank Lesley A. Spokas for assistance in statistical analysis and Edward Nowak, teaching assistant for the course. The cost

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Mark E. Uchanski, Kulbhushan Grover, Dawn VanLeeuwen, and Ryan Goss

higher retention of knowledge as compared with lecture-style teaching ( Specht and Sandlin, 1991 ; Van Eynde and Spencer, 1988 ). Several studies have demonstrated that experiential learning improved learning and enhanced skills ( Eyler, 2009 ; Paul and

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T.M. Waliczek and J.M. Zajicek

alumni from 2001 through 2007. Demographic breakdown was similar for current students and alumni ( Table 1 ). Table 1. Demographic information for current students and alumni in the study of the benefits of integrating service teaching and learning

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Tim Rhodus

Horticulture Teaching Resources is a web site at The Ohio State Univ. designed to provide high school and higher education horticulture educators free-access to curriculum resource materials. The information has been structured to facilitate the instruction of basic concepts in plant biology, propagation, nutrition, and plant materials. A searchable database interface is used to access color photos, lab exercises, and test questions. Users of the system can also provide URL addresses to their own resources for inclusion in the database. (http://hortwww-2.ag.ohio-state.edu/hvp/htr/htr.html)

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Laura A. Sanagorski and George E. Fitzpatrick

healthy social ecology ( Kuo, 2003 ) and have proven to be beneficial for children socially, physically, and emotionally. Teaching about them is beneficial and results in educated adults with sensitivities to trees and nature ( Lohr and Pearson-Mims, 2005

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Elsa Sánchez and Richard Craig

Cooperative learning activities are designed by the course instructor for students to complete in groups using information and materials provided by the instructor ( Ventimiglia, 1994 ). Using a variety of cooperative activities in teaching