ACTER

 

FINAL SCHEDULE

CTE Research and Professional Development Conference
Las Vegas Hilton
Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2010



Wednesday, December 1, 2010



 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Room

ACTER Registration


Registration Foyer
 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Room
Opening Session Ballroom E
  9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Room
Research Session
Distance Teaching and Learning in CTE

Ballroom D

Session Chair: Lonnie G. Wright, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Discussant: Leane Skinner, Auburn University

Lynna J. Ausburn, Oklahoma State University
Floyd Ausburn, Oklahoma State University

Janet Zaleski Burns, Georgia State University
Donna Wolosin, National University, San Diego

Paul W. Godfrey, University of Georgia
Roger B. Hill, University of Georgia

  9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Room
Research Session
Academic Integration in CTE
Ballroom F

Session Chair: Abby Robinson, Purdue University
Discussant: Jeff Allen, University of North Texas

Laura A. Santamaria, Cornell University
Travis D. Park, Cornell University
Barrett L. Keene, Cornell University
Elizabeth van der Mandele, Cornell University
Marissa K. Taylor, Cornell University
Antonia Richards, Cornell University

Matt Spindler, State University of New York at Oswego

Kirk C. Edney, Texas A&M University
Tim H. Murphy, Texas A&M University

  9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Room
Symposium Ballroom G

Carsten Schmidtke, University of Arkansas
Karen Alexander, Texas Tech University


 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Room
Break

Foyer
  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Room
Research Session
Career Choice and Development in CTE
Ballroom D

Session Chair: Victoria Lawrence, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Discussant: Morgan Lewis, The Ohio State University, NRCCTE

Ji Hoon Song , Oklahoma State University
Jon Martens, Oklahoma State University
Belinda McCharen, Oklahoma State University
Lynna Ausburn, Oklahoma State University

Belinda McCharen, Oklahoma State University

Edward C. Fletcher Jr., University of South Florida

Katie Murray, North Carolina State University
Jim Flowers, North Carolina State University

  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Room
Research Session
Work Profile Characteristics of CTE Teachers
Ballroom F

Session Chair: Abby Robinson, Purdue University
Discussant: Howard Gordon, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Shawn M. Anderson, Oregon State University
Jonathan J. Velez, Oregon State University
Greg Thompson, Oregon State University

Daniel D. Foster, The Pennsylvania State University
John C. Ewing, The Pennsylvania State University
Ayla R. Detwiler, The Pennsylvania State University

Katherine E. McKee, Virginia Tech University
Donna M. Moore, Virginia Tech University

  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Room
Symposium Ballroom G

Neil A. Knobloch, Purdue University

  12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Room
ACTER Luncheon

Ballroom B
  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Room
Poster Session Set-up
Steve McCaskey, Presiding

Foyer
  1:30 PM – 2:45 PM Room
Research Session
Professional Development in CTE
Ballroom D

Session Chair: Dimitra L. Jackson, Iowa State University
Discussant: Reynaldo Martinez, Valdosta State University

P. Ryan Saucier, Ph.D., Texas State University
Billy R. McKim, Texas A&M University

Sally E. Arnett, Northern Illinois University
Allen Kitchel, University of Idaho
John Cannon, University of Idaho
Dennis Duncan, University of Georgia

Nav R. Ghimire, Iowa State University
Robert A. Martin, Iowa State University

  1:30 PM – 2:45 PM Room
Research Session
Program Impact, Assessment, and Evaluation in CTE
Ballroom F

Session Chair: Barbara Young, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Discussant: Cynthia Pellock, Pennsylvania State University

Development of Thematic Constructs and Assessment of Items to Examine Effectiveness of U.S. Marine Corps Technical-Vocational Training
Dan Lathers, North Carolina State University
James E. Bartlett, North Carolina State University

Rosemaliza Mohd Kamalludeen
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, International Islamic University Malaysia

Kenneth R. Bartlett, University of Minnesota
Nicole Schleif, University of Minnesota
Mauvalyn M. Bowen, University of Technology, Jamaica

  1:30 PM – 2:45 PM Room
Symposium Ballroom G
John Krumboltz, Stanford University


  1:30 PM – 2:45 PM Room
Symposium Ballroom E

Cynthia Pellock, The Pennsylvania State University
Daniel Foster, The Pennsylvania State University
John C. Ewing, The Pennsylvania State University
George Haber, Old Dominion University
Carsten Schmidtke, University of Arkansas
S. Theresa Wheeler, Mississippi State University


 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Room
Break

Foyer
 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Room
Poster Sessions Registration Foyer

Online Contract Training in Community and Technical Colleges: A Cross-Case Analysis of Five Institutions
Rod P. Githens, University of Louisville
Kristin B. Wilson, University of Louisville
Fashaad L. Crawford, University of Louisville
Timothy M. Sauer, University of Louisville
Denise Cumberland, University of Louisville


Developing a Theoretical Competency Model for Students with Special Needs through the Integration of Various Emerging Technologies
Holly McVay, Oklahoma State University
Vallery Feltman, Oklahoma State University


Career and Technical Education Program's Influences on Post-Release Outcomes for Offenders in Virginia
Rosemaliza Mohd Kamalludeen
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and International Islamic University Malaysia


Needs Assessment of Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers for Teaching Students with Disabilities
Letitia J. Killman, Texas Tech University
Karen L. Alexander, Texas Tech University


Developing a Zoo-Based Assessment to Measure Science Interest and Knowledge
Noah Shields, Purdue University
Neil Knobloch, Purdue University


Exploring a Postsecondary Organization Providing Work and Personal Human Resource Education: Integrating Action Research in Doctoral Education
James Bartlett, North Carolina State University
Bo Boylan, North Carolina State University
Jim Hale, North Carolina State University
Paul Williams, North Carolina State University


Are They Diggin' It? An Analysis of a Horticulture Career Development Event General Knowledge Exam
Amy Jones, Purdue University
Kathryn Orvis, Purdue University
Neil Knobloch, Purdue University


Do Differences Exist in Learning Style Preferences of Freshman and Senior Students in Agricultural Sciences?
Dwayne Pavelock, Sam Houston State University
Dominick Fazarro, Sam Houston State University
Doug Ullrich, Sam Houston State University


Students with Special Needs in Family and Consumer Sciences Education: Meeting the Challenge
Renecia Lovelace, University of Georgia
Bettye P. Smith, University of Georgia


The History of Vocational Teacher Education at the Ohio State University
Matt Yauk, The Ohio State University
Tai Brannon, The Ohio State University
Ken Schaefer, The Ohio State University
Christopher Zirkle, The Ohio State University


Blogs: Engaging the Voice of the Silent
Craig L. McPherson, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Beth Winfrey Freeburg, Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Current Status of Female Agriscience Teachers in Texas with Regard to Hiring Perceptions and Technology Adoption
Kirk C. Edney, Texas A&M University
Chanda Elbert, Texas A&M University


Life Science Education Signature Area (LSESA): An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Contextual Application of STEM Learning
Neil A. Knobloch, Purdue University
Levon T. Esters, Purdue University


Developing Human Capacity through Learner-Centered Teaching Approaches at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Neil A. Knobloch,  Purdue University
Levon T. Esters, Purdue University
Orlenthea S. McGowan, Langston University
Bruce W. McGowan, Langston University


Student Interactions and Concept Mapping in Online Courses of Study
Matt Spindler, SUNY Oswego


Agricultural Mechanics Skills Needed For Beginning Teachers In Secondary Agricultural Education
Charles Totty, Murray State University
Ryan Anderson, Murray State University
Dwayne Driskill, Murray State University


Kentucky Agricultural Education Teachers' Attitudes Toward Mathematics Integration
Justin Gossett, Murray State University
Ryan Anderson, Murray State University
Dwayne Driskill, Murray State University


Perceptions of Superintendents in Kentucky Secondary Schools Regarding Students Enrollment and Integrated Mathematics
Matthew Silvey, Murray State University
Ryan Anderson, Murray State University


An Agricultural Mechanics Laboratory Needs Assessment
Kay Kass, Murray State University
Ryan Anderson, Murray State University
Dwayne Driskill, Murray State University


Perceptions of Superintendents in Kentucky Secondary Schools Regarding Agriculture Program Support
Matthew P. Silvey, Murray State University
Ryan Anderson, Murray State University


Determining Post-Secondary Agricultural Students Mechanics Skill level Prior to Enrollment To An Introductory Mechanics Course
David Crouch, Murray State University
Matthew Silvey, Murray State University
Ryan Anderson, Murray State University
Dwayne Driskill, Murray State University


Incoming Undergraduate's Self-Reported Usage of Global Positioning Systems
Ryan Anderson, Murray State University
Whitney Peake, Murray State University
Jason Massey, Murray State University


The Ongoing Consequences of the Carl D. Perkins Act Within-state Funding Formula on the Operational Infrastructure of CTE: A Modified Policy Delphi Study
Robert Adam Manley, Western Michigan University
Daisy Stewart, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Occupational Supply and Demand: The Influence of Labor Market Demands and Student-Interests on Community College Program Planning
Orville Blackman, University Of Louisville

 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Room
ACTER Business Meeting
Frankie Santos Laanan, Presiding

Ballroom E
 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Room
Reception Ballroom G

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Schedule by Day:

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010


Conference held at:

Las Vegas Hilton
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109