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A Local Food System Glossary: A Rose by Any Other Name. Selected paper prepared for presentation at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 6-9 February 2016
This paper attempts to map the various aspects of “local food” and in doing so provide some common ground and a glossary of terminology related to local food systems. It is hoped that this effort will better assist consumers, ...
Surfacing the Iceberg of Leadership: A New Taxonomy of Leadership Concepts and Theories
(Association Of Leadership Educators, 2017-07-09)
Leadership scholars have long sought to impose order on the numerous theories in leadership literature. While mid-level theories abound, no taxonomy exists to provide hierarchy and a mechanism for explaining how theories ...
Adaptive Leadership: How to Prioritize and Align Emerging Issues
Adaptive leadership focuses on the adaptations required in response to changing environments, which essentially describes the role of the 21st Century Extension professional. This workshop will outline the model of adaptive ...
Partnering with 4-H for STEM Enrichment
This presentation was designed to give elementary educators an overview of programs offered by Virginia Cooperative Extension, particularly 4-H science enrichment programming. Teachers were encouraged to contact their local ...
Downing, A. 2017. Emerald Ash Borer.
The OBREAU Tripod: A Tool for Finding Gold Among the Rubble
(Association Of Leadership Educators, 2016-07-11)
This will be a highly interactive session in which participants gain experience in applying three practices - Working from Observation, Attributing Reasonableness, and Speaking with Authenticity (OBREAU) - to support ...
Learning Beyond the Classroom
(Virginia Tech, 2016-02-11)
The Gallup Purdue Index reveals the importance of mentoring relationships between students and faculty. The “Oxbridge” residential college model provides a structure for increasing those interactions. This session will ...
Geo Opportunity for Leadership in Diversity (GOLD): Hearts of gold
(The Geological Society Of America, 2017-10-24)
Geosciences currently trails other STEM fields in the recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups. However, we are testing a new professional-development program for established scientific leaders in the geosciences, ...
Aligning the residential college model with priorities of large institutions
The Gallup-Purdue Index gives us valuable insight into the experiences in college that improve well-being in life after college, specifically highlighting things such as mentoring relationships, caring professors, and ...