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Michael Pate

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Agricultural Systems Technology & Education

Agricultural Systems Technology

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, 2009
Effects of metacognitive instructional strategies in secondary career and technical education courses
MS, Agricultural Education, University of Arkansas, 2005
Effects of think aloud pair problem-solving on the troubleshooting performance of post-secondary students in a small engine technology course
BS, Agricultural Education Teacher Certification, (Agricultural Systems Technology Management), University of Arkansas, 2003





Contact Information

Office Hours: By appointment
Go toOffice Location: ASTE 103
DialPhone: 435-797-3508
SendEmail: michael.pate@usu.edu

Awards

Distinguished Research Poster Presentation, 2016

Western Region AAAE

Outstanding Reviewer Ergonomics, Safety, and Health Division, 2016

ASABE

NACTA Educator Award, 2016

NACTA

Outstanding Reviewer Ergonomics, Safety, and Health Division, 2014

ASABE

1st Place Outstanding Research Poster, 2013

Western Region AAAE

3rd Place Outstanding Innovative Idea Poster, 2012

American Association for Agricultural Education

1st Place Outstanding Research Poster, 2010

North Central AAAE Manhattan, KS

Graduate Research Excellence Award, 2009

Iowa State University

1st Runner-up Innovative Idea Poster, 2009

North Central AAAE Lincoln, NE

Gamma Sigma Delta, 2009

Coordinator Recognition Award, 2008

Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Learning Community

Graduate Teaching Excellence Award, 2008

Iowa State University

Journal of Agricultural Education Outstanding Article, 2004

Journal of Agricultural Education

  • Pate, M., Miller, B., Beard, F., (2015). Teaching Applied Physcial Science in a Metals and Welding Activity. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Books

  • Hancock, J., Edgar, D., Pate, M., Dyer, L., Hoover, W.B, (2016). Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems. Goodheart-Wilcox

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Publications - Fact Sheets

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    Publications - Curriculum

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      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Pate, M., Beard, F., Hall, K., (2017). Utah Regional Differences in Respirator Use and Fit-testing Among Pesticide Applicators. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health/American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 23:1, 55-66. doi: 10.13031/jash.11765
      • Hawley, J.L, Hall, K., Pate, M., Exploring the outcomes of using problem-based learning in an agribusiness sales course. NACTA Journal
      • Rivera-Reyes, P., Lawanto, O., Pate, M., (2016). Understanding student coregulation in task interpretation during electronics laboratory activities. International Education Studies, 9:7, 1-9. doi: 10.5539/ies.v9n7p1
      • Pate, M., Lawver, R.G, Sorensen, T., (2016). SAFETY IN HIGH SCHOOL SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCES: TEACHERS’ TRAINING AND STUDENT INJURY AWARENESS. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health/American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 22:1, 61-74. doi: 10.13031/jash.22.11142
      • Lawver, R.G, Pate, M., Sorensen, T., (2016). Supervisor Involvement and Professional Development Needs Associated with SAE Programming and Safety. Journal of Agricultural Education/American Association for Agricultural Education , 57:1, 150-166. doi: 10.5032/jae.2016.01150
      • 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
      • Johnson, D., Edgar, D., Edgar, L., Pate, M., Richard, S., (2015). Biodiesel: Awareness, Use, and Perceptions of Students at Four U.S. Universities. NACTA, 59:1, 54-62.
      • Pate, M., (2014). Compact Power Equipment Troubleshooting Training: Formative Assessment using Think-Aloud Pair Problem Solving. NACTA, 58:3, 256-261.
      • Pate, M., Dai, X., (2014). Effects of selected predictors on Utah Farm Owner/Operators' agricultural confined space hazard perceptions. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 20:2, 109-125. doi: 10.13031/jash.20.10386
      • Shumway, K., Pate, M., McNeal, L., (2014). DIN… (NAVAJO) PARENTS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS PERCEPTIONS OF AGRICULTURAL-RELATED INJURY RISK TO YOUTH: A SOCIAL NARRATIVE. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 20:1, 15-31. doi: 10.13031/jash.20.10269
      • Pate, M., Nummer, B.A, (2013). Hand Safety for Specialty Crop Production Workers: A Pilot Study Investigating Frequencies of Minor Open-Wound Hand Injuries and Presence of Pathogenic Bacteria. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 19:4, 227-236. doi: 10.13031/jash.19.10111
      • Pate, M., Nummer, B.A, (2013). Hand Safety for Specialty Crop Production Workers: A Pilot Study Investigating Frequencies of Minor Open-Wound Hand Injuries and Presence of Pathogenic Bacteria. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 19:4, 227-236. doi: 10.13031/jash.19.10111
      • Geisgner, B., Raman, R., Haen, K., Kemis, M., Pate, M., (2012). Virtual education center for biorenewables resources: Humanizing distance education. NACTA, 56:4, 13-21.
      • 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
      • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2012). The off-campus bachelor of science in professional agriculture degree program: A final alumni evaluation. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal, 56:4, 2-6.
      • Pate, M., Merryweather, A.S, (2012). Utah farm owner/operators’ safety practices and risk awareness regarding confined space work in agriculture. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 18:4, 273-284.
      • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2012). A longitudinal study of learner characteristics and experiences with a distance master of agriculture degree program. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal, 56:1, 28-34.
      • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2011). A descriptive interpretive analysis of students’ oral verbalization during the use of think-aloud pair problem solving while troubleshooting. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52:1, 107-119. doi: 10.5032/jae.2011.01107
      • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2011). Effects of Regulatory Self-Questioning on Secondary- Level Students’ Problem-Solving Performance. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52:1, 72-84. doi: 10.5032/jae.2011.01072
      • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2011). Effects of think-aloud pair problem solving on secondary-level students’ performance in career and technical education courses. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52:1, 120-131. doi: 10.5032/jae.2011.01120
      • Retallick, M.S, Pate, M., (2009). Undergraduate mentoring: What do students think?. National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Journal53 (1), 24-31.
      • Grudens-Schuck, N., Retallick, M.S, Paulsen, T., Pate, M., Dollisso, A., Thobega, M., (2008). Would have, should have: Dialogue on teaching. The Agricultural Education Magazine81(1), 13-15, 18-19.
      • Pate, M., Wardlow, G.W, Johnson, D.M, (2004). Effects of thinking-aloud pair problem solving on the troubleshooting performance of undergraduate students in a power technology course. Journal of Agricultural Education, 45:4, 1-11. doi: 10.5032/jae.2004.04001
      • Professional Journal

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      Publications - Literary Journal

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        Publications - MultiMedia

          Powerpoint

        • Pate, M., Beard, F., Hatch, R., Miller, B., (2013). Agriculture Equipment Industry Partnership: The Cs in Curriculum Innovation are for Cooperation and Collaboration. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

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        Publications - Technical Reports

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          Publications - Translations & Transcripts

            Publications - Other

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              Scheduled Teaching

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2016

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2016

              ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2016

              ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2016

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2015

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2015

              ASTE 6350 - Safety and Risk Management for CTE Experential Learning Opportunities, Summer 2015

              ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2015

              ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2015

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2014

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2014

              ASTE 6100 - Research Methods in Agricultural Systems, Summer 2014

              ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2014

              ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2014

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2013

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2013

              TEE 6750 - Research Methods and Design, Summer 2013

              ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2013

              ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2013

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2012

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2012

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2012

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2012

              ASTE 6100 - Research Methods in Agricultural Systems, Summer 2012

              ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2012

              ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2012

              ASTE 6450 - Graduate Topics in Agricultural Education, Spring 2012

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2011

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2011

              ASTE 3080 - COMPACT EQUIPMENT, Spring 2011

              ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2011

              ASTE 2200 - ELECTRICITY AG SYSTM, Spring 2011

              ASTE 2200 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011

              ASTE 2200 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011

              ASTE 3080 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011

              ASTE 3080 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2010

              ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2010

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010

              ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010

              ASTE 6700 - Research Methods in Social Sciences, Summer 2010

              ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2010


              Extension

              Energy Conservation and Efficient Electrical Operation, 2009 - 2015

              Graduate Students Mentored

              Emily Tobler, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2016
              Thomas Bleazard, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2013 - August 2015
              Malcolm Rose, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, January 2012 - August 2013
              Karah Shumway, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, November 2011 - May 2013