Ag Communications & Leadership Resources

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This document contains resources for your ag communications class. Please feel free to add your own resources as well!

 

 

 

Books

 

 

Developing Leadership and Communication Skills, textbook written by Alan Stewart

 

  • This resource provides students with the tools to communicate within organizations and gain employability skills.


Communicating in the Agriculture Industry, written by Russell Graves

 

  • This textbook deals with the many areas of the industry of agriculture communications. It includes many hands-on activities.


Agricultural Communication: Changes and Challenges, textbook written by Kristina Boone, Terry Meisenbach, Mark Tucker

 

  • This textbook provides a history of agricultural communication through the years as well as features perspectives dealing with the benefits of agricultural communication.


Strategic Communication, textbook written by Dan Ohair, Gustav W. Fredrich, Lydia Dixon Shaver

 

  • This resource is a textbook that is great to detail methods for communicating in organizations and techniques to develop listening skills, verbal and non verbal skills, and interpersonal communication.


Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy, text/workbook by Shane D. Dunbar (MEd), Professional Registered Parliamentarian and Professional Accredited Parliamentarian

 

  • An activity-oriented text/workbook that features four meeting scripts, rules and scripts for motions, a 320 word glossary, 12 class activities, public speaking skills, details on organizing and conducting meetings, writing and handling motions and amendments, precedence of motions and much more.  Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.


Parliamentary Procedure Judging Guide, manual by Shane D. Dunbar (MEd) and Dr. James Connors

 

  • Used to train teams and teachers for the National FFA CDE.  Topics include scripts  and rules for motons, ovr 400 main motions, a 300+ term glossary, and samples of minutes, elements and rules of debate and much more. Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.


Parliamentary Procedure Brochures, by Shane D. Dunbar. Each of the three brochures below is printed on 110# index paper, has 6 pages and is 5.7 inches x 11 inches. Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

  • Dunbar's Meeting Procedure Guide
  • Dunbar's Guide for Making Motions
  • Dunbar's Parliamentary Procedure Glossary

 

Parliamentary Procedure True and False Test Questions, manual by Shane D. Dunbar

  • Over 1500 true and false questions from all sectionsof the current edition of Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised.  A page source is listed for every question, and false answers are explained. Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details


Dunbar's Parliamentary Procedure Competitive Event Handbook Package, manuals and CD by Shane D. Dunbar

 

  • This handbook is designed for FFA chapters that are involved in team competitive events.  It has scripts, important points, and self-evaluation pre-tests for 25 motions.  A centerfold has the major rules for 25 motions.  It includes how to handle an order of business, writing minutes, and elements, examples, and rules for debating motions.  Over 50 common procedural errors are also listed.  The CD features 25 motion post-tests,5 final motion tests, a blank table of rules for students to complete, a debate worksheet, word puzzles and answer keys. Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.


Dunbar's Manual of Parliamentary Procedure Test Questions, manual by Shane D. Dunbar

 

  • Used by state FFA associations as a source of questions for their competitive event tests.  Contains 1147 basic and 453 challenge multiple-choice questions and answers covering all sections of the current edition of Robert's Rules of  Order Newly Revised. Click  on  http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.


Dunbar's Manual of Parliamentary Procedure Test Questions, manual by Shane D. Dunbar.

  • Used by state FFA associations as a source of questions for their competitive event tests.  Contains 1147 basic and 453 challenge multiple-choice questions and answers covering all sections of the current edition of Robert's Rules of  Order Newly Revised. Click  on  http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

Parliamentary Procedure Multiple-Choice Tests, CD by Shane D. Dunbar

 

  • A CD with an interactive computer program with the same 1600 multiple-choice and answers in Dunbar's  Manual  of  Parliamentary Procedure Test Questions described above.  Students view a question on the screen, answer it, and receive immediate feedback.  The teacher can monitor and print progress reports for students. Click on  http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.


Parliamentary Procedure Oral Questions, CD by Shane D. Dunbar

 

  • Features over 500 oral questions, their answers, and page source from the current edition of Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised.  Has  questions covering 25 motions and minutes.  The required motions for the FFA CDE are included. Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.


Parliamentary Procedure Skill-Sheets for Handling Motions, CD by Shane D. Dunbar

  • 27 mini lessons, 92 masters!  Includes 27 skill-sheets covering their steps, rules, and a script for handling specific motions.  Each skill-sheet has a worksheet, a multiple-choice posttest, and an answer key.  The required motions for the National FFA Parliamentaryh Procedure CDE are included. Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

Parliamentary Procedure Classroom Package (Manuals and CD's), by Shane D. Dunbar

     Package contains 30 copies of Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy (Manual), 1 post-test masters (CD), 1 copy of Dunbar's Manual of Parliamentary Procedure Test Questions, 1 Parliamentary Procedure Test Questions (CD), 1 Parliamentary Procedure Skill Sheets for Handling Motions (CD), and 1 Parliamentary Procedure True and False Test Questions (Manual). Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

Parliamentary Procedure Team Package (Manuals and a CD), by Shane D. Dunbar

     Includes 7 copies of Dunbar's Manual of Parliamentary Procedure Test Questions, 7 copies of Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy (Manual), and 1 Parliamentary Procedure Test Questions (CD).  Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

Parliamentary Procedure BASIC Word Puzzles (CD), by Shane D. Dunbar

     Features 32 challenging word puzzle masters and solutions covering over 400 parliamentary procedure concepts.  Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

 

Parliamentary Procedure DELUXE Word Puzzles (CD), by Shane D. Dunbar

     10 mini-lessons!  A 174 page teaching package with 70 word puzzle masters (10 sets of 7 puzzles) 12 tests, and much more.  Puzzles are developed from 10 glossaries, which are also provided with the CD.  Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

Parliamentary Procedure Computer Digital Timer (CD), by Shane D. Dunbar

     Shows elapsed times on your computer monitor for reviewing the FFA motion cards by team members.  Also shows the elapsed time for the team presentation.  It also lists the times on a table which can be printed.  Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

 

Parliamentary Procedure Computer Game (CD), by Shane D. Dunbar

     Contains a bank of 1500 multiple-choice questions for students to answer and compete individually for points to become the "Master Parliamentarian." Click on http://www.northwest.net/parli-pro for details.

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