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Don Edgar

Don Edgar

Associate Professor

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences

(TAEC)-Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology

Phone: 479-575-2037

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  • Agricultural education in university and post secondary settings
  • Agricultural education in schools
  • Social networks present in educational settings and effects on learning
  • Teaching efficacy and relationships of student teachers and cooperating teachers
  • Education about alternative energies based on performance and emission characteristics

Educational Methods

Engagement Strategies

  • AGED 3133 Methods in Agricultural Education - Fall
  • AGED 5013 Advanced Teaching Methods -Summer (Odd)
  • AGED 4843 Methods in Agriculture Labs - Spring
  • AGME 3042 Ag Construction - Summer (Even)
  • AGME 3102/1L Small Power Units and Turf Equipment - Spring
  • AGME 3153 Surveying - Fall
  • AGED 5473 Interpreting Social Data in Agriculture - Fall
  • Ph.D., Agricultural Education, Agricultural Communications and Leadership Education, Texas A&M University, 2007
  • M.S., Agricultural Education, Tarleton State University, 2003
  • B.S., Agricultural Services & Development, Tarleton State University, 1992 (Emphasis in Agricultural Education)


  • Taught secondary agriculture education in Texas for 14 years at rural and urban locations
  • Spent one year as an assistant professor at South Dakota University in the Department of Agricultural Education


  • Collegiate FFA Co-Advisor
  • AgMech Club Co-Advisor
  • Work with secondary schools in agricultural science and technology applications

2016 Inductee into the University of Arkansas Teaching Academy

2016 – 17 University of Arkansas Gamma Sigma Delta President

2015 University of Arkansas DBCAFLS Alumni Society Advising Award

2014 Outstanding Early Career Award for the American Association of Agricultural Education (National and Southern Region) – Winner.

North American Colleges and Teacher of Agriculture (NACTA) Teacher Fellow, 2013.

Gamma Sigma Delta Teaching Award in 2012, University of Arkansas

Editor, Journal of Southern Region Agricultural Education, 2014 – present