Michael Pate

ASTE

Agricultural Systems Technology, Agricultural Safety and Health


Michael Pate

Contact Information

Office Location: ASTE 139
Phone: (435) 797-0989
Email: michael.pate@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, 2009
Effects of metacognitive instructional strategies in secondary career and technical education courses
MS, Agricultural EducationUniversity of Arkansas, 2005
Effects of think aloud pair problem-solving on the troubleshooting performance of post-secondary students in a small engine technology course
BS, Agricultural Education Teacher Certification, (Agricultural Systems Technology Management), University of Arkansas, 2003

Awards

Distinguished Research Paper, 2019

38th Annual National Agricultural Mechanics Professional Development Blue Ribbon Research

SMV Technologies Ergonomics, Safety, and Health award, 2019

American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers

2018 IEEE Transactions on Education Theodore E. Batchman Best Paper Award, 2018

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Distinguished Research Poster Presentation, 2016

Western Region AAAE

Outstanding Reviewer Ergonomics, Safety, and Health Division, 2016

ASABE

NACTA Educator Award, 2016

NACTA

Outstanding Reviewer Ergonomics, Safety, and Health Division, 2014

ASABE

1st Place Outstanding Research Poster, 2013

Western Region AAAE

3rd Place Outstanding Innovative Idea Poster, 2012

American Association for Agricultural Education

1st Place Outstanding Research Poster, 2010

North Central AAAE Manhattan, KS

Graduate Research Excellence Award, 2009

Iowa State University

1st Runner-up Innovative Idea Poster, 2009

North Central AAAE Lincoln, NE

Gamma Sigma Delta, 2009

Coordinator Recognition Award, 2008

Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Learning Community

Graduate Teaching Excellence Award, 2008

Iowa State University

Journal of Agricultural Education Outstanding Article, 2004

Journal of Agricultural Education


Publications | Abstracts

  • Pate, M., Miller, B., Beard, F., (2015). Teaching Applied Physcial Science in a Metals and Welding Activity. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Books

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Fact Sheets

    • Pate, M., (2018). Knock me Over! Use personal gas monitors to avoid exposure to toxic hydrogen sulfide. PSU
    • Pate, M., (2018). 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary: Penn State Extension Website. Penn State Extension
    • Pate, M., (2018). Got Mud? Safe Extraction of Farm Machinery: Penn State Extension Website. Penn State Extension *
    • Pate, M., (2018). Generator Check-Up: Meaningful Maintenance for Safe Service: Penn State Extension Website. Penn State Extension *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    • Gorucu, S., Weichelt, B., Pate, M., (2019). FATAL AGRICULTURAL INJURIES IN PENNSYLVANIA, 2015-2017: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TWO SYSTEMS’ DATA COLLECTION METHODS AND DATASETS. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 25:2, 53-61. doi: 10.13031/jash.13165
    • Pate, M., Lawver, R.G, Smalley, S.W, Perry, D.K, Stallones, L., Shultz, A., (2019). Agricultural Safety Education: Formative Assessment of a Curriculum Integration Strategy. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 25:2, 63-76. doi: 10.13031/jash.13113
    • Rood, K., Pate, M., (2018). Assessment of Musculoskeletal Injuries Associated with Palpation, Infection Control Practices, and Zoonotic Disease Risks among Utah Clinical Veterinarians. Journal of Agromedicine, 24:1, 35-45. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2018.1536574
    • Stewardson, G.A, Robinson, T., Furse, J.S, Pate, M., (2018). Investigating the Impact of VEX Robotics on Student Self-efficacy: An Initial Look. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 29:4, 877-896. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-018-9461-4
    • Gorucu, S., Murphy, D.J, Yoder, A., Pate, M., (2018). National Research and Extension Agenda for Agricultural Safety and Health Assessment. Journal of Agromedicine , 23:3, 297-301. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2018.1467807
    • Bleazard, T.A, Pate, M., Lawver, R., Long, J., Israelsen, C., Hatch, R., (2018). Using Simulation in Auto-Guidance Technology Training among Farmers in Utah. Journal of Agricultural Systems, Technology, and Management, 29, 15-24.
    • Hawley, J.L, Hall, K., Pate, M., (2017). Students’ Perceptions of Implementing Problem-Based Learning in an Agribusiness Sales Course. NACTA Journal, 61:3
    • Rivera-Reyes, P., Lawanto, O., Pate, M., (2017). Students’ task interpretation and conceptual understanding in an electronics laboratory.. IEEE Transactions on Education, 60:4, 265-272. doi: 10.1109/TE.2017.2689723
    • Pate, M., Beard, F., Hall, K., (2017). Utah Regional Differences in Respirator Use and Fit-testing Among Pesticide Applicators. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health/American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 23:1, 55-66.
    • Hawley, J.L, Hall, K., Pate, M., Exploring the outcomes of using problem-based learning in an agribusiness sales course. NACTA Journal
    • Rivera-Reyes, P., Lawanto, O., Pate, M., (2016). Understanding student coregulation in task interpretation during electronics laboratory activities. International Education Studies, 9:7, 1-9. doi: 10.5539/ies.v9n7p1
    • Pate, M., Lawver, R.G, Sorensen, T., (2016). Safety in high school supervised agricultural experiences: Teachers’ training and students’ Injury Awareness. . Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 22:1, 150-166. doi: 10.13031/jash.22.11142
    • Rose, M., Pate, M., Lawver, R.G, Warnick, B.K, Dai, X., (2015). Assessing the Impact of Sequencing Practicums for Welding in Agricultural Mechanics . Journal of Agricultural Education/American Association for Agricultural Education , 56:1, 92-102. doi: 10.5032/jae.2015.01092
    • Johnson, D., Edgar, D., Edgar, L., Pate, M., Richard, S., (2015). Biodiesel: Awareness, Use, and Perceptions of Students at Four U.S. Universities. NACTA, 59:1, 54-62.
    • Pate, M., Young, C., (2014). Compact Power Equipment Troubleshooting Training: Formative Assessment using Think-Aloud Pair Problem Solving. NACTA, 58:3, 256-261.
    • Pate, M., Dai, X., (2014). Effects of selected predictors on Utah Farm Owner/Operators' agricultural confined space hazard perceptions. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 20:2, 109-125. doi: 10.13031/jash.20.10386
    • Shumway, K., Pate, M., McNeal, L., (2014). DINÉ (NAVAJO) PARENTS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS PERCEPTIONS OF AGRICULTURAL-RELATED INJURY RISK TO YOUTH: A SOCIAL NARRATIVE. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 20:1, 15-31. doi: 10.13031/jash.20.10269
    • Pate, M., Nummer, B.A, (2013). Hand Safety for Specialty Crop Production Workers: A Pilot Study Investigating Frequencies of Minor Open-Wound Hand Injuries and Presence of Pathogenic Bacteria. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 19:4, 227-236. doi: 10.13031/jash.19.10111
    • Geisgner, B., Raman, R., Haen, K., Kemis, M., Pate, M., (2012). Virtual education center for biorenewables resources: Humanizing distance education. NACTA, 56:4, 13-21.
    • Pate, M., Warnick, B.K, Meyers, T., (2012). Determining the critical skills beginning agriculture teachers need to successfully teach welding. Career and Technical Education Research, 37:2, 171-184. doi: 10.5328/cter37.2.171
    • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2012). The off-campus bachelor of science in professional agriculture degree program: A final alumni evaluation. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal, 56:4, 2-6.
    • Pate, M., Merryweather, A.S, (2012). Utah farm owner/operators’ safety practices and risk awareness regarding confined space work in agriculture. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 18:4, 273-284.
    • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2012). A longitudinal study of learner characteristics and experiences with a distance master of agriculture degree program. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal, 56:1, 28-34.
    • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2011). Effects of Regulatory Self-Questioning on Secondary- Level Students’ Problem-Solving Performance. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52:1, 72-84.
    • Pate, M., Miller, G., (2011). Effects of think-aloud pair problem solving on secondary-level students’ performance in career and technical education courses. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52:1, 120-131.
    • Retallick, M.S, Pate, M., (2009). Undergraduate mentoring: What do students think?. National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Journal53 (1), 24-31.
    • Pate, M., Wardlow, G.W, Johnson, D.M, (2004). Effects of thinking-aloud pair problem solving on the troubleshooting performance of undergraduate students in a power technology course. Journal of Agricultural Education, 45:4, 1-11.

    Professional Journal

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | MultiMedia

      Audio

      PowerPoint

      • Pate, M., Beard, F., Hatch, R., Miller, B., (2013). Agriculture Equipment Industry Partnership: The Cs in Curriculum Innovation are for Cooperation and Collaboration. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

      Video

      Web

        Other Media

          An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

          Publications | Other

          Magazine/Trade Publications

          • Pate, M., (2008). Would have, should have: Dialogue on teaching. The Agricultural Education Magazine *
          • Pate, M., (2018). Stress and Health: Finding Work-Life Balance in Farming. Country Focus/Pennsylvania Farm Bureau *
          • Pate, M., (2017). The Land Grant Perspective: A Report on the NCERA Committee: Resource Magazine. ASABE *
          • Pate, M., (2017). Can You See Me Now? Operating Agricultural Equipment on the Road: Country Focus. Pennsylvania Farm Bureau *
          • Pate, M., Lawver, R.G, (2016). Engaging community members in "creating a culture of safety" for supervised agricultural experience. The Agricultural Education Magazine *
          • Lawver, R.G, Pate, M., (2016). Preparing students for risk assessment of worksites used for supervised agricultural experiences. The Agricultural Education Magazine *

          An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

          Teaching

          ASTE 6370, 7370 - Grant Writing and Management, Fall 2020
          ASTE 7370, 6370 - Grant Writing and Management, Fall 2020
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2020
          ASTE 6120 - Analysis of Social Research Data, Spring 2020
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2020
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Spring 2020
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2019
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2019
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2019
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2019
          ASTE 6350 - Safety and Risk Management for CTE Experential Learning Opportunities, Summer 2017
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2017
          ASTE 6140 - Reading and Applying Research, Spring 2017
          ASTE 6350 - Safety and Risk Management for CTE Experential Learning Opportunities, Spring 2017
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2016
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2016
          ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2016
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2016
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2015
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2015
          ASTE 6350 - Safety and Risk Management for CTE Experential Learning Opportunities, Summer 2015
          ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2015
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2015
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2014
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2014
          ASTE 6100 - Research Methods in Agricultural Systems, Summer 2014
          ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2014
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2014
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2013
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2013
          TEE 6750 - Research Methods and Design, Summer 2013
          ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2013
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2013
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2012
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2012
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2012
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2012
          ASTE 6100 - Research Methods in Agricultural Systems, Summer 2012
          ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2012
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2012
          ASTE 6450 - Graduate Topics in Agricultural Education, Spring 2012
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2011
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2011
          ASTE 3080 - COMPACT EQUIPMENT, Spring 2011
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2011
          ASTE 2200 - ELECTRICITY AG SYSTM, Spring 2011
          ASTE 2200 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011
          ASTE 2200 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011
          ASTE 3080 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011
          ASTE 3080 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2010
          ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2010
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010
          ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture, Fall 2010
          ASTE 6700 - Research Methods in Social Sciences, Summer 2010
          ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications, Spring 2010

          Extension

          Energy Conservation and Efficient Electrical Operation, 2019 - 2019

          Graduate Students Mentored

          Thomas Bleazard, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2013 - August 2015
          Malcolm Rose, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, January 2012 - August 2013
          Karah Shumway, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, November 2011 - May 2013