Educational Materials

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 RLO Title

 Author

 Context

 A Glimpse of Food and Nutrition Through the Lens of Trinidadians

 Chris Mott, PhD Student
University of Florida

Trinidad
Food Security
Case Study

 The Agricultural Extension System in Timor Leste

Austen Moore, PhD Student

University of Florida 

Timor Leste 

Agriculture in Ecuador 

 Daniel Lee, Professor
University of Florida

Ecuador

 Agrofuturo: An Example of Experiential Learning in Ecuador

 Grady Roberts, Associate Professor
University of Florida

Ecuador

 Belizean Farming System Resiliency to Climate Change

 Rose Koenig, Lecturer
University of Florida

Wendi Bellow, MS Student
University of Florida  

 Climate Change

Belize

 Belize Overview

Grady Roberts, Associate Professor
University of Florida 

 Belize

Biodiversity and Climate Change in Belize and Florida  

Susan Jacobson, Professor
University of Florida

Nia Haynes, PhD Student
University of Florida 

 Climate Change

Belize

Biodiversity Conservation on Farmlands 

Katie Sieving, Professor
University of Florida 

Ecuador

 Careers in Agricultural Leadership

 Tony Andenoro, Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Mary Rodriguez, PhD Student
University of Florida

 Careers related to climate change 

 Careers in Animal Science

Daniel Poole, Assistant Professor
NC State University
 

Keena Mullen, PhD Student
NC State University     

 Careers related to food security

 Careers in Childhood Obesity

Angie Zuniga, PhD Student
Texas A&M University

Jeffery Guidry, Associate Professor
Texas A&M University 

Careers related to childhood obesity 

 Careers in Fisheries Science 

Don Behringer, Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Andrew Barbour, PhD Student
University of Florida  

 Careers related to climate change 

 Careers in Health Education: A Health Educator

Jennifer Farmer, PhD Student
Texas A&M University

Elisa Beth McNeill, Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University

 Careers related to childhood obesity 

 Careers in Natural Resource Conservation and Climate Change

 Susan Jacobson, Professor
University of Florida

Nia Haynes, PhD Student
University of Florida

 Careers related to climate change

 Careers in Plant Science

Rose Koenig, Lecturer
University of Florida

Wendi Bellow, MS Student
University of Florida  

 Careers related to climate change

Careers in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences  

 Brandy N. Kelly, PhD Student
Texas A&M University

 Careers related to childhood obesity 

Careers in Soil Conservation 

Sean Bloszies, PhD Student
NC State University

Lori J. Unruh Snyder, Assistant Professor
NC State University 

 Careers related to food security

 Careers in Sports Management

 Woojun Lee, PhD Student
Texas A&M University

 Careers related to childhood obesity  

Career Opportunities in Ecology 

 Luke Flory, Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Chris Wilson, PhD Student
University of Florida

 Careers related to climate change

 Careers That Combine Climate Change and Evaluation

 Glenn Israel, Professor
University of Florida

Jessica Gouldthorpe, PhD Student
University of Florida

Milton Newberry, PhD Student
University of Florida

 Careers related to climate change

 Climate Change and Agriculture: Citrus Greening in Belize 

Chris Wilson, PhD Student
University of Florida 

Luke Flory, Assistant Professor
University of Florida

 Climate Change

Belize

 Climate Change and Marine Resources in Belize

Don Behringer, Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Andrew Barbour, PhD Student
University of Florida  

 Climate Change

Belize

 Coffee Rush: Effects of Global Coffee Demand on the Ecology and Economy of Costa Rica

 Ron Walcott, Professor
University of Georgia

Costa Rica 

 Communication Methods and Your Audience

Ricky Telg, Professor
University of Florida

Ecuador

 Conservation of Medical Plants of Costa Rica

Bodie Pennisi, Associate Professor
University of Georgia 

 Costa Rica

 Cultural Issues When Collecting Data: Barriers or Benefits?

 Nick Fuhrman, Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Dairy Production in Costa Rica

Daniel Poole, Assistant Professor

NC State University

Keena Mullen, PhD Student

NC State University 

  Food Security

Costa Rica

Dry Processing of Coffee 

Ron Pegg, Associate Professor

University of Georgia 

 Costa Rica 

 The El Salinerito Brand

Ricky Telg, Professor

University of Florida

Ecuador
 

 The Effects of Poultry Mismanagement on Egg Production: A Case Study of a Sustainable Costa Rican Farm

 Robert Beckstead, Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Environmental Influence on Animal Health
Case Study: Costa Rica's Dairy Industry

 Keena Mullen, PhD Student
NC State University

Daniel Poole, Assistant Professor
NC State University

 Food Security

Costa Rica

Exploring Farmer Selection as a Method of Crop Improvement

 Rose Koenig, Lecturer
University of Florida

Ecuador

 Extension and Accountability Work in Belize

Milton Newberry, PhD Student

University of Florida  

Glenn Israel, Professor
University of Florida

 Climate Change

Belize

Extension Systems: A Look at the Semi-Privatized Scottish System

Jessica Gouldthorpe, PhD Student

University of Florida 

Scotland 

Farmer Usage Versus Population Need: The Case of Trinidad Farmer Associations on Domestic Food Availability

Thomas Hall, PhD Student
J. Thomas Wynn, PhD Student

Texas A&M University 

Trinidad
Food Security
Case Study 

 Family Life Education in Indigenous Cross Cultural Rural Contexts

Kate Fogarty, Associate Professor
University of Florida 

Ecuador

 Fisheries Science Careers: Working Towards Sustainable Fisheries 

 Shirley Baker, Associate Professor
University of Florida

Christina Vasquez, PhD Student
University of Florida

Careers related to climate change 

Food Safety Preventive Controls in Costa Rica 

 Clint Stevenson, Assistant Professor
NC State University

Matthew Agle, PhD Student
NC State University

  Food Security

Costa Rica

 From Stakeholders to Stake-molders: Promoting Community Ownership in Program Development

 Nick Fuhrman, Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

Galapagos Islands

Ricky Telg, Professor
University of Florida 

Ecuador

 Gallery of Medicinal Plants of Costa Rica

Bodie Pennisi, Associate Professor
University of Georgia 

 Costa Rica

 Global Food Security: Examining the Role of the Agricultural Extension Service in Trinidad

Amber Anderson, PhD Student
Emily R. Perdue, PhD Student
Texas A&M University 

Trinidad
Food Security
Case Study

 Growing Grassroots Communication from the Ground Up: Promoting Agriculture as a Career

Ricky Telg, Professor
University of Florida 

Ecuador

 Growbox Systems: Urban Food Production in Trinidad and Tobago

 Daniel Lineberger, Professor
Texas A&M University

 Trinidad and Tobago

 History of Medicinal Lore of Costa Rica

Bodie Pennisi, Associate Professor

University of Georgia  

 Costa Rica

 Honduras: Careers in Horticulture

 Jared Barnes, PhD Student
NC State University

Bryce Lane, Lecturer
NC State University

 Careers related to food security

Honduras

 Horticultural Challenges in Costa Rica

  Jared Barnes, PhD Student
NC State University

Bryce Lane, Lecturer
NC State University

Food Security

Costa Rica

Indigenous Traditions and Adaptations: Re-inhabiting the Land 

 Whitney Sanford, Associate Professor
University of Florida

Ecuador

 The Influence of Food Availability on Childhood Obesity in Trinidad and Tobago

Angie Zuniga, PhD Student
Texas A&M University

Jeffery Guidry, Associate Professor
Texas A&M University  

 Childhood Obesity

Trinidad and Tobago

International Careers in Improving Food Security Through Food Science  

 Clint Stevenson, Assistant Professor
NC State University

Matthew Agle, PhD Student
NC State University

 Careers related to food security

 International Careers in Plant Biotechnology

 Stephanie Gorski, PhD Student
NC State University

Chad Jordan, Assistant Professor
NC State University

Careers related to food security 

 Introduction to Ecuador

 Ricky Telg, Professor
University of Florida

Ecuador 

 Leadership & Hardiness in Belize

Tony Andenoro, Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Mary Rodriguez, PhD Student
University of Florida 

 Climate Change

Belize

Leaf Cutter Ants: Important Organisms of the Neotropics

Scott Gold, Professor
University of Georgia

Costa Rica

 Liberation Theology

Whitney Sanford, Associate Professor

University of Florida 

Ecuador 

 Liberation Theology and Social Change

Whitney Sanford, Associate Professor

University of Florida  

Ecuador 

 Lonesome George

Ricky Telg, Professor

University of Florida 

Ecuador

 Organic Food Labeling Laws

Mark Harrison, Professor
University of Georgia 

 Costa Rica

 Pasture Soil Physical Dynamics

Sean Bloszies, PhD Student
NC State University

Lori J. Unruh Snyder, Assistant Professor
NC State University 

Josh Heitman, Associate Professor
NC State University

 Food Security

Costa Rica 

 People of Ecuador

 Ricky Telg, Professor
University of Florida 

Ecuador 

Perceptions & Roles of Women: Serving as Gatekeepers of Household Food Security

Arthur Leal, PhD Student
Mary Rodriguez, PhD Student

University of Florida

Trinidad
Food Security
Case Study 

Plant Biotechnology Adoption and Development in Costa Rica 

 Chad Jordan, Assistant Professor
NC State University

Stephanie Gorski, PhD Student
NC State University

 Food Security

Costa Rica

 Portion Distortion in Trinidad and Tobago

Jennifer Farmer, PhD Student
Texas A&M University

Elisa Beth McNeill, Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University 

 Childhood Obesity

Trinidad and Tobago 

 Precision Agriculture in Ecuador

 Daniel Lee, Professor
University of Florida

Ecuador 

 Recreational Activities in Trinidad and Tobago

Woojun Lee, PhD Student

Texas A&M University 

George Cunningham, Professor
Texas A&M University

 Childhood Obesity

Trinidad and Tobago  

 Refuges, Regulation, and Resistance in Costa Rica

 Stephanie Gorski, PhD Student
NC State University

Chad Jordan, Assistant Professor
NC State University

  Food Security

Costa Rica

 Regulation of Fresh-cut Produce: The United States and Costa Rica

 Mark Harrison, Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 The Role of Nationality in Food Security Access within the Punta Cana Community of Verón 

Jessica Gouldthorpe, PhD Student

University of Florida 

 Dominican
Republic

 Salamanders and Evaluators: So Much in Common!  An Introduction to the VALUE of Indicators in Program e-VALUE-ation

 Nick Fuhrman, Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Shrimp Farming in Ecuador

Austen Moore, PhD Student
University of Florida

Jessica Goldthorpe, PhD Student

University of Florida

Consulting Author:
Tom Frazer, Professor

University of Florida

 Ecuador

 Small Scale Sugar Cane Production and Cultural Practices in Costa Rica

 Shavannor Smith, Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Supports as a Critical Youth Development Domain in Schools

 Corliss W. Outley, Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University

Brandy N. Kelly, PhD Student
Texas A&M University

 Childhood Obesity

Trinidad and Tobago 

 Tilapia Aquaculture in Belize: Impacts of Climate Change

Shirley Baker, Associate Professor
University of Florida

Christina Vasquez, PhD Student
University of Florida 

 Climate Change

Belize

Trinidad Aquaculture: A Tilapia Market?

Heather Maness, PhD Student
S. Janine Parker, PhD Student
University of Florida

Food Security
Trinidad
Case Study

 Tropical Morphology
The Tropical Environment of Costa Rica

Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia 

 Costa Rica

 Tropical Morphology
Leaf and Stem Structures: Adaptations for Survival

 Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Tropical Morphology
Leaf Structures: Extreme Adaptation

Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia 

 Costa Rica

 Tropical Morphology
Leaf Structures: Light Management Strategies

 Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Tropical Morphology
Leaf Structures: Rain Management Strategies

 Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Tropical Morphology
Reproductive Structures: Rain Tolerant Flowers

 Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Tropical Morphology
Reproductive Structures: Strategies for Distribution

 Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

Tropical Morphology
Root and Stem Structures: Adaptation to Wet Soils
 

Paul Thomas, Professor

University of Georgia 

 Costa Rica

Tropical Morphology
Root and Stem Structures: Specialized Support Structures 

 Paul Thomas, Professor
University of Georgia

 Costa Rica

 Wet Processing of Coffee in Costa Rica

 Ron Pegg, Associate Professor
University of Georgia

Costa Rica 

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