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Brian Warnick

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- Agricultural Systems Technology & Education

Agricultural Education; Student Recruitment and Retention

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Education, (Agricultural Education, Science Education), Oregon State University, 2004
The First Year of Teaching Agricultural Education: A National Study
MS, Agricultural Systems Technology, (Secondary and Postsecondary Agricultural Education), Utah State University, 1998
The Effects of Using Agricultural Applications in Teaching High School Biology on Student Achievement as Measured by a State Core Competency Test
BS, Secondary Education-Biology; Special Education, Utah State University, 1994

Licensures & Certifications

Professional Educator Level III License, Utah State Board of Education, 1994


Biography

Brian Warnick was raised in Wyoming and received bachelors degrees in Secondary Education-Biology and Special Education from USU in 1994. He taught high school agriculture and biology in Box Elder School District for seven years. While teaching he received his masters degree in Agricultural Systems Technology from USU in 1998. He taught in the General Agriculture and Agricultural Education department at Oregon State University from 2001-2004 where he earned a Ph.D. Dr. Warnick has been at Utah State University since August 2004 and is a professor of agricultural education. He is currently serving as the associate dean for academic programs in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. He and his wife Tami live in Providence with their three children.

Teaching Interests

Preparing secondary agricultural education teachers and other professionals who provide community-based agricultural education through extension, communication, and agricultural literacy programs. Providing students with solid, content-specific pedagogical skills and knowledge is at the forefront of my teaching agenda.

Research Interests

My research interests include assessing the professional and continuing education needs of agricultural educators, assessing models for the effective delivery of teacher professional development programs, assessing career decision making, and assessing university student recruitment and retention.


Contact Information

Office Hours: By appointment
Go toOffice Location: AGRS 415
DialPhone: 435-797-0378
SendEmail: brian.warnick@usu.edu

Awards

Excellence in Student Advocacy and Support Award, 2015

Utah State University Student Association (USUSA)

First Place Innovative Idea Poster, 2014

Western Region American Association for Agricultural Education

Teacher of Teachers - Silver Award, 2014

National Association of Agricultural Educators

Western Region Food and Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013

United States Department of Agriculture

Teaching Award of Merit, 2013

North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

University Teacher of the Year/Eldon J. Gardner Teaching Award, 2012

Utah State University

2011 Teacher of the Year, 2011

College of Agriculture, Utah State University

Outstanding Early Career Member Award, 2011

American Association for Agricultural Education

NACADA Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Faculty Advising, 2009

NACTA Teacher Fellow, 2009

Honorable Mention Research Paper, 2009 AAAE Research Conference, 2009

2nd Place Outstanding Research Poster Presentation, 2009

Utah State University Robin's Awards Faculty Advisor of the Year, 2008

College of Agriculture Faculty Advisor of the Year, 2007

3rd place 2006 Western Region AAAE Outstanding Research Presentation, 2006

1st place 2005 Western Region AAAE Outstanding Research Presentation, 2005


  • Rasmussen, C.L, Warnick, B.K, Miller, R.L, (2007). Changes in Student Perceptions of Agriculture and LIfe Science during a General Education Life Science Course. NACTA Journal *
  • Miller, R.L, Warnick, B.K, Wheeler, J., (2007). Adding Rigor and Relevance to the Non-thesis Option of a Graduate Program in Agricultural Extension and Education. NACTA *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

      • Warnick, B.K, Lawver, R.G, (2015). Utah Agricultural Education Agricultural Science I Curriculum Library. Utah State Office of Education Career and Technical Education *
      • Lawver, R.G, Warnick, B.K, (2015). Utah Agricultural Education Landscape Management Curriculum Library. Utah State Office of Education Career and Technical Education *
      • Warnick, B.K, Lawver, R.G, (2014). Utah Agricultural Education Agricultural Systems and Technology Curriculum Materials. Utah State Office of Education Career and Technical Education *
      • Gardner, A.C, Lawver, R.G, Warnick, B.K, (2014). Utah Agricultural Education Animal Science I Curriculum Materials. Utah State Office of Education Career and Technical Education *
      • Lawver, R.G, Robertson, B., Smith, K., Pressett, J., Grundy, J., Warnick, B.K, (2013). Utah Agricultural Education Agricultural Communication Curriculum Materials. Utah State Office of Education Career and Technical Education *
      • Nuttall, K., Warnick, B.K, Lawver, R.G, (2013). Utah Agricultural Education Veterinary Assisting Curriculum Materials. Utah State Office of Education Career and Technical Education *
      • Lawver, R.G, Warnick, B.K, (2012). Utah Agricultural Education Plant and Soil Science I Curriculum Materials. Utah State Office of Education *
      • Dewey, C., Call, C., Warnick, B.K, (2007). Utah invasive weed curriculum: An educational tool for high schools.
      • Warnick, B.K, (2007). Utah agricultural education biology-agricultural science lesson plans compact disc. Utah State Office of Education *
      • Warnick, B.K, (2006). Utah agricultural education horticulture lesson plans compact disc. Utah State Office of Education *
      • Warnick, B.K, (2005). Utah agricultural education plant science and technology entry and advanced level lesson plans compact disc. Utah State Office of Education *
      • Russell, N., Petersen, E., Evans, J., Warnick, B.K, Houston, H., (2005). Utah FFA Record Book of Supervised Agricultural Experience - Version A. Utah State Office of Education *

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      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Despain, D., North, T., Warnick, B.K, Baggaley, J., (2016). Biology in the agriculture classroom: A descriptive comparative study. Journal of Agricultural Education/American Association for Agricultural Education , 57:1, 194-211. doi: doi: 10.5032/jae.2016.01194
      • Rose, M., Pate, M., Lawver, R.G, Warnick, B.K, Dai, X., (2015). Assessing the Impact of Sequencing Practicums for Welding in Agricultural Mechanics . Journal of Agricultural Education/American Association for Agricultural Education , 56:1, 92-102. doi: 10.5032/jae.2015.01092
      • Pate, M., Warnick, B.K, Meyers, T., (2012). Determining the critical skills beginning agriculture teachers need to successfully teach welding. Career and Technical Education Research, 37:2, 171-184. doi: 10.5328/cter37.2.171
      • Sorensen, T.J, Tarpley, R.S, Warnick, B.K, (2010). Inservice needs of Utah agriculture teachers. Journal of Agricultural Education, 51:3, 1-11. doi: 10. 5032/jae.2010.03001
      • Warnick, B.K, Thompson, G.W, Tarpley, R.S, (2010). Characteristics of Beginning Agriculture Teachers and Their Commitment to Teaching. Journal of Agricultural Education, 51:2, 59-69. doi: 10.5032/jae.2010.02059
      • Giffing, M.D, Warnick, B.K, Tarpley, R.S, Williams, N.A, (2010). Perceptions of Agriculture Teachers toward Including Students with Disabilities. Journal of Agricultural Education, 51:2, 102-114. doi: 10.5032/jae.2010.02102
      • Christensen, J., Warnick, B.K, Spielmaker, D., Tarpley, R.S, Straquadine, G., (2009). Agricultural inservice needs of technology, life and careers teachers. Journal of Agricultural Education, 50:4, 1-13. doi: 10.5032/jae.2009.04001
      • Stephenson, L.G, Warnick, B.K, Tarpley, R.S, (2008). Collaboration between science and agriculture teachers. Journal of Agricultural Education, 49:4, 106-119. doi: 10.5032/jae.2008.04106
      • Rasmussen, C.L, Warnick, B.K, Miller, R.L, (2008). Using a general education life science course to teach agriculture: Changing student perceptions. NACTA Journal, 52:1, 44-48.
      • Thompson, G.W, Warnick, B.K, (2007). Integrating science into the agricultural education curriculum: Do science and agriculture teachers agree?. Journal of Agricultural Education, 48:3, 1-12. doi: 10.5032/jae.2007.03001
      • Warnick, B.K, Thompson, G.W, Gummer, E.S, (2007). Investigating the needs of agricultural education graduates. NACTA Journal, 51:2, 40-47.
      • Warnick, B.K, Thompson, G.W, (2007). Barriers, support, and collaboration: A comparison of science and agriculture teachers' perceptions regarding integration of science into the agricultural education curriculum.. Journal of Agricultural Education, 48:1, 75-85. doi: 10.5032/jae.2007.01075
      • Warnick, B.K, Thompson, G.W, Gummer, E.S, (2004). Perceptions of science teachers regarding the integration of science into the agricultural education curriculum. Journal of Agricultural Education, 45:1, 62-73. doi: 10.5032/jae.2004.01062
      • Professional Journal

      • Giffing, M.D, Warnick, B.K, (2012). Three Circle Model of Inclusion Student, Parent, and Teacher Success in Agricultural Education. The Agricultural Education Magazine, 2012:May/June, 11-12. *
      • Tarpley, R.S, Warnick, B.K, Deimler, W.L, (2007). Life skills through agricultural education.. The Agricultural Education Magazine, 79:4, 26-28. *
      • Franklin, E.A, Warnick, B.K, Haverland, A.C, (2006). Is the doctor really in? Examining the ailments of mentoring relationships for new CTE teachers.. Techniques, 81:6, 44-46. *
      • Warnick, B.K, Straquadine, G., (2005). Organization and structure for effective teaching.. The Agricultural Education Magazine., 77:4, 5-7. *
      • Thompson, G.W, Warnick, B.K, (2004). Putting the Science of Agriculture into Instruction: The Why and the How.. The Agricultural Education Magazine, 76:5, 13-15. *

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      Publications - Literary Journal

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        Publications - MultiMedia

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          Publications - Technical Reports

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          Publications - Translations & Transcripts

            Publications - Other

              Newsletter

            • Thompson, G.W, Warnick, B.K, (2006). Are we a profession that eats its young? Challenges of beginning teachers.. Old Yeller: The Newsletter of the Oregon Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association *
            • Other

            • Warnick, B.K, (2004). The first year of teaching secondary agriculture: A national study. Doctoral Dissertation *

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Scheduled Teaching

            AG 4250 - Advanced Internship and Cooperative Experience, Fall 2016

            ASTE, BUSN, FCSE, TEE 4210 - Cognition and Evaluation of Student Learning in Career and Technical Education, Fall 2016

            USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2016

            AG 4250 - Advanced Internship and Cooperative Experience, Spring 2016

            ASTE 7500 - Diffusion of Innovations, Spring 2016

            AG 4250 - Advanced Internship and Cooperative Experience, Fall 2015

            USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2015

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Summer 2015

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Summer 2015

            AG 4250 - Advanced Internship and Cooperative Experience, Spring 2015

            ASTE 5630 - Agricultural Education Student Teaching in Secondary Schools, Spring 2015

            ASTE 3300 - Clinical Experience in Agricultural Education, Spring 2015

            ASTE 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2015

            ASTE 3240 - Teaching in Laboratory Settings, Spring 2015

            AG 4250 - Advanced Internship and Cooperative Experience, Fall 2014

            ASTE 5630 - Agricultural Education Student Teaching in Secondary Schools, Fall 2014

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2014

            ASTE,TEE 4150,4400 - Methods of Teaching Agriculture, Fall 2014

            USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2014

            ASTE 5550 - Continuing Education in Agricultural Education, Summer 2014

            ASTE 5550 - Continuing Education in Agricultural Education, Summer 2014

            ASTE 6450 - Graduate Topics in Agricultural Education, Summer 2014

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Summer 2014

            ASTE 5630 - Agricultural Education Student Teaching in Secondary Schools, Spring 2014

            ASTE 3300 - Clinical Experience in Agricultural Education, Spring 2014

            ASTE 7500 - Diffusion of Innovations, Spring 2014

            ASTE 3240 - Teaching in Laboratory Settings, Spring 2014

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Summer 2013

            ASTE 5630 - Agricultural Education Student Teaching in Secondary Schools, Spring 2013

            ASTE 3300 - Clinical Experience in Agricultural Education, Spring 2013

            ASTE 3240 - Teaching in Laboratory Settings, Spring 2013

            ASTE 5500 - Agricultural Education Secondary Curriculum Seminar, Fall 2012

            ASTE 5630 - Agricultural Education Student Teaching in Secondary Schools, Fall 2012

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2012

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2012

            ASTE 4150 - Methods of Teaching Agriculture, Fall 2012

            USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2012

            ASTE 6450 - Graduate Topics in Agricultural Education, Summer 2012

            ASTE 5630 - Agricultural Education Student Teaching in Secondary Schools, Spring 2012

            ASTE 3300 - Clinical Experience in Agricultural Education, Spring 2012

            ASTE 7500 - Diffusion of Innovations, Spring 2012

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Spring 2012

            ASTE 3240 - Teaching in Laboratory Settings, Spring 2012

            ASTE 5500 - Agricultural Education Secondary Curriculum Seminar, Fall 2011

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2011

            ASTE 4150 - Methods of Teaching Agriculture, Fall 2011

            ASTE 6970 - Research and Thesis, Fall 2011

            USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2011

            ASTE 5550 - Continuing Education in Agricultural Education, Summer 2011

            ASTE 5550 - Continuing Education in Agricultural Education, Summer 2011

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Summer 2011

            FCSE 6300 - ADVANCED TEACHING STRATEGIES, Spring 2011

            FCSE 6300 - ADVANCED TEACHING STRATEGIES, Spring 2011

            FCSE 6300 - ADVANCED TEACHING STRATEGIES, Spring 2011

            FCSE 6300 - ADVANCED TEACHING STRATEGIES, Spring 2011

            FCSE 6300 - ADVANCED TEACHING STRATEGIES, Spring 2011

            FCSE 6300 - ADVANCED TEACHING STRATEGIES, Spring 2011

            FCSE 6300 - ADVANCED TEACHING STRATEGIES, Spring 2011

            ASTE 5630 - AGED STUDENT TEACH, Spring 2011

            ASTE 3300 - CLINIC EXP I AGED, Spring 2011

            ASTE 3240 - TEACH IN LAB SETTING (CI), Spring 2011

            ASTE 5500 - Agricultural Education Secondary Curriculum Seminar, Fall 2010

            ASTE 5630 - Agricultural Education Student Teaching in Secondary Schools, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            FCSE 6140 - Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension, Fall 2010

            USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2010

            ASTE 4150 - Methods of Teaching Agriculture, Fall 2010

            ASTE 6970 - Research and Thesis, Fall 2010

            ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2010

            USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2010


            Graduate Students Mentored

            Rose Judd-Murray, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2015
            Andrew Dutton, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2015
            Evans Joseph, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2015
            Maria Israelsen, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2015
            Rebecca Wallentine Israelsen, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2015
            Monson Brandon, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, January 2015
            Kelsey Romney, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2014 - March 2016
            Brandon King, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2013 - August 2015
            Megan Cook, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2013 - May 2015
            Zane Christensen, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2013 - May 2015
            Andrew Shayne Larsen, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2011 - May 2015
            Kathleen Nuttall, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, June 2012 - December 2013
            David Shaffer, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, January 2012 - August 2013
            Andrea Clark, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2012 - July 2013
            Coby Champneys, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2011 - May 2013
            Trace Hansen, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, January 2012 - February 2013