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Roger L Tormoehlen

Agricultural & Biological Engineering 

  • Prof of Ag & Bio Engr/Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication
  • Courtesy Professor Ag & Bio Engr

Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication 

  • Professor, Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication
765.494.8424
765.496.1152
Lilly Hall of Life Sciences Room 2-119
225 South University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2093

 General Information

Faculty Profile
Dr. Tormoehlen serves as the administrative leader for the department. Additionally he provides leadership to the engineering-related projects in the Indiana 4-H program. Specific subject matter areas include: aerospace, bicycle, computers, electricity and electronics, lawn and garden tractors and equipment, agricultural tractors and equipment, robotics, safety, software engineering, and woodworking.


Education
Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering (Emphasis on Safety Engineering), Purdue University, 1985
M.S., Agricultural Education, Purdue University, 1982
B.S., Agricultural Education, Purdue University, 1980

Courses Taught
YDAE 555 Foundations of Agricultural Education, Extension and Communiation (Team taught with Drs. Brady and Knobloch)


Professional Service
Treasurer-elect, American Association for Agricultural Education, 2011-12
Chair, NCAC-24 (North Central Committee Administrative Committee on Agricultural Education research, 2007 – 2009
Vice-chair NCAC-24 (North Central Committee Administrative Committee on Agricultural Education research, 2005 – 2007


Research Interests
Electronic-based learning, engineering literacy, inquiry/challenge-based learning


Grants & Projects
Prolect Director, Youth Farm Safety Educational and Certification Program: Development and Management of Instructor Training, USDA NIFA Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Grant Program. 2007-12

Project Director, Implementation and Maintenance of a Model Administrative Management System for the HOSTA Program, USDA NIFA Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Grant Program. 2005-09

Project Director, Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Model Administrative Management System for the HOSTA Program, USDA NIFA Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Grant Program. 2004-09

Co-Project Director, Development and Implementation of an Online Agricultural Education Volunteer Leader Training Program. National FFA Organization. 2006-08

Project Director, A User-Friendly Portal to Age Appropriate Tasks on the HOSTA Website, USDA NIFA Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Grant Program. 2006-08

Co-Project Director, Cultural Competence and Global Competitiveness: An Educational Approach, USDA Informal Science Education Grant Program. 2005-08

Co- Project Director, An Effective Training Program for Volunteer Development within the FFA Organization, National FFA Organization. 2004-05

Project Director, Implementation of a National Youth Farm Safety Certification Database, USDA NIFA Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Grant Program. 2002-04 v

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