Dr. Bob Birkenholz

Professor, Leadership
B.S. in Agricultural Education, Iowa State University
M.S. in Agricultural Education, Iowa State University
Ph.D in Agricultural Education, Iowa State University

Research Interests

Leadership and leadership development

Honors

  • 2012 Distinguished Lecture Award. .
  • 2011 Outstanding Poster Presentation. .
  • 2011 Outstanding Agricultural Educator Award. .
  • 2010 Outstanding Innovative Idea Poster (1st Runner Up). .
  • 2010 Distinguished Service Award. .

Book Chapters

2010

  • Birkenholz, R. J., & Deeds, J. S.. 2010. "National Standards for Teacher Education in Agriculture." In Preparing and Advancing Teachers in Agricultural Education, edited by Torres, B., Kitchel, T. and Ball, A., 221 - 230. Columbus: Curriculum Materials Service.

Journal Articles

2014

2013

2011

  • Birkenholz. R. J. & Simonsen, J. C., 2011, Characteristics of distinguished programs of agricultural education. Journal of Agricultural Education 52, no. 3, 16 - 26.
  • Birkenholz, R. J. & Simonsen, J. C., 2011, "Characteristics of Distinguished Programs of Agricultural Education." Journal of Agricultural Education 52, no. 3, 16 - 26.

2010

  • Simonsen, J. C. & Birkenholz, R. J., 2010, Leadership courses required in agricultural teacher education programs. Journal of Agricultural Education 51, no. 3, 114 - 124.
  • Wolf, K. J., Birkenholz, R. J., & Foster, D. D., 2010, "The Relationship Between Teacher Self-Efficacy and the Professional Development Experiences of Agricultural Education Teachers Candidates." Journal of Agricultural Education 51, no. 4, 38 - 48.

2009

2005

1998

  • Chung, N. Y., Birkenholz, R. J., & Garton, B. L., 1998, "Assessment of agricultural literacy and attitude toward agriculture among selected college students in South Korea." Journal of Korean Agricultural Education 30, no. 2, 33 - 50.
  • Lee, S., & Birkenholz, R. J., 1998, "The social networks of leaders in more and less viable rural communities in South Korea." Korean Journal of Agricultural Education 5, no. 1, 61 - 70.

1997

  • Case, D. M., Birkenholz, R. J., & Campbell, R. R., 1997, "USDA summer internship programs: A case study of Lincoln University participants." Journal of Agricultural Education 38, no. 2, 8 - 14.

1995

1994

  • Birkenholz, R. J., Harris, C. R., & Pry, H. W., 1994, "Assessment of agricultural literacy among college students: A pilot study." National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal 38, no. 1, 63 - 66.
  • Bempah, E. O., Kaylen, M. S., Osburn, D. D., & Birkenholz, R. J., 1994, "An econometric analysis of teacher mobility." Economics of Education Review 13, no. 1, 69 - 77.
  • Wright, D., Stewart, B. R., & Birkenholz, R. J., 1994, Agricultural Awarenes Of Eleventh Grade Students In Rural Schools. Journal of Agricultural Education 35, no. 4, 55 - 60.

1993

1991

1990

  • Birkenholz, R. J., 1990, "Teaching USLE with a microcomputer tutorial." Southern Journal of Occupational Education 4, no. 2, ?? - ??.
  • Johnson, D. M., & Birkenholz, R. J., 1990, "Levels of cognition required in undergraduate agriculture courses: Perceptions of faculty and graduates." National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal 34, no. 1, 39 - 40.
  • Birkenholz, R. J., & Johnson, D. M., 1990, Agricultural graduate perceptions of the level of cognition required in undergraduate courses. Journal of Agricultural Education 31, no. 1, 32 - 38.

1989

  • Birkenholz, R. J., 1989, "Faculty perceptions of the cognitive skills enhanced in undergraduate agriculture courses." National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal 33, no. 2, 54 - 56.
  • McCaskey, M. J., Birkenholz, R. J., & Stewart, B. R., 1989, "Assessing the effect of computer assisted instruction." Journal of Studies in Technical Careers 11, no. 2, 119 - 130.
  • Ogle, T. D., Birkenholz, R. J., & Stewart, B. R., 1989, "Assessing the effect of a lecture/discussion teaching strategy with a microcomputer drill and practice component." Journal of Vocational Education Research 14, no. 2, 67 - 81.
  • Nur, A. M., Birkenholz, R. J., & Stewart, B. R., 1989, Superintendent And Teacher Perceptions Of Adult Education Programs In Agriculture. Journal of Agricultural Education 30, no. 4, 47 - 51.

1988

  • Harbstreit, S. R., Stewart, B. R., & Birkenholz, R. J., 1988, "Manager/Supervisor Perceptions Of The Educational Needs Of Urban Agribusiness Employees." Journal of Agricultural Education 30, no. 2, 10 - 17.
  • Birkenholz, R. J., Stewart, B. R., McCaskey, M. j., Ogle, T. D., & Linhardt, R. E., 1988, Using microcomputers in education: Assessment of three teaching strategies. Journal of Agricultural Education 30, no. 1, 51 - 59.

1987

1986

1985

  • Birkenholz, R. J., & Kahler, A. A., 1985, "Evaluation of an agriculture/agribusiness management instructional unit." Journal of Studies in Technical Careers 7, no. 4, 241 - 248.

1982

  • Birkenholz, R. J., & Kahler, A. A., 1982, "Importance of Including Values Instruction As a Part of Vocational Agriculture Programs of Study.." Journal of Vocational Education Research 7, no. 1, 49 - 62.
  • Birkenholz, R. J., & Kahler, A. A., 1982, "Importance of including values instruction as part of vocational agriculture programs of study." Journal of Vocational Education Research 27, no. 1, 49 - 62.

Unknown

  • Chen, C. Y., Cochran, G. R., Scheer, S. D., Birkenholz, R. J., King, J., & Thomas, J., "Community leadership: A new academic major." Journal of Extension