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Daniel W. Wheeler

167 COLLOQUIUM 4 (Abstr. 018–021) The Professional Career: Issues and Concerns

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Dennis T. Ray, Joy J. Winzerling and Michael E. Staten

Graduates from the CALS at the University of Arizona are technically competent, but insufficiently prepared in some important broader skills required for career success. This has been the feedback from employers (including government and

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Mary H. Meyer, Douglas Needham, John Dole, Brain Trader, Jennifer Fox, Marnie Conley, Michael Neff and Jean Shaw

Family Foundation, 2010 ) and only half as much time outdoors for young people ( Juster et al., 2004 ) have affected the perception of plants and reduced children’s interaction with plants and their choice of careers involving plants. Limited awareness of

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Brian J. Pearson and Kimberly Moore

Expanding global economic markets have generated increased need for college graduates possessing well-established career or professional skills ( Hart Research Associates, 2015 ; World Economic Forum, 2014 ). Learning objectives within discipline

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Kimberly A. Williams, Chad T. Miller and Ward Upham

students by developing their potential for “premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education” ( National FFA Organization, 2016a ). High school instructors of agricultural education programs, which often include

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P.E. Punzi, J. Nye, J.E. Swasey and R.W. Thomas

This study was conducted to determine if there is a difference between the career advancement of alumni of ornamental horticulture associate (terminal) degree and nondegree programs. A survey of the alumni of three associate degree and three nondegree training programs was administered, using guidelines from career advancement validation research conducted at Alverno College, Milwaukee. Wis. (Ben-Ur and Rogers, 1994). Six programs were selected from North Carolina, Maine, Ohio, and southeastern Canada, including parts of Ontario and Quebec and all of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The programs were selected because of their perceived high reputations, as based on a survey sent to eight selected Longwood Gardens staff (Kennett Square, Pa.) and six professors in the Plant and Soils Science Department at the University of Delaware (Newark). Survey respondents were initially chosen based on their knowledge of the field of horticulture and of ornamental horticulture educational programs. The statistical analysis of the data did not support the presupposition that there would be a significant difference between the career advancement in favor of graduates from horticultural associate degree programs.

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Brian J. Pearson, Kimberly A. Moore and Dennis T. Ray

Increased global trade coupled with diversified employment opportunities have generated demand for college graduates possessing both discipline-oriented knowledge as well as a broad range of professional career skills. Professional skills, sometimes

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Lois Berg Stack and Leonard P. Perry