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Perceptions Of Selected Agricultural Groups Toward Education Programs In Agriculture , Carey L. Ford Jan 1987

Perceptions Of Selected Agricultural Groups Toward Education Programs In Agriculture , Carey L. Ford

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The major purpose of this study was to assess the perceptions about agricultural education programs as perceived by Farmers Home Administration, Soil Conservation Service, and agribusiness personnel in Iowa. More specifically, this investigation was intended to: (1) determine and analyze the demographic characteristics of these groups; (2) determine the personal involvement and contact of these groups with agricultural education programs; (3) determine the program content of these programs as perceived by these groups; (4) determine the teaching methods used in agricultural education programs as perceived by these groups; and (5) determine the importance of agricultural education programs as perceived by ...


Attitudes And Perceptions Of Selected Educators, Administrators And Legislators Toward Agriculture , Leon George Schumacher Jan 1987

Attitudes And Perceptions Of Selected Educators, Administrators And Legislators Toward Agriculture , Leon George Schumacher

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the investigation was to determine the attitudes and perceptions of selected Iowa educators, administrators and legislators. Specific objectives were to determine: (1) their perceptions toward agriculture, (2) their attitudes toward agriculture, (3) the demographic factors associated with their attitudes and perceptions expressed toward agriculture, and (4) differences between their attitudes and perceptions expressed when grouped by associated demographic characteristics;A survey instrument was mailed to teachers, school board presidents, school administrators, and state legislators. Simple random sampling and stratified random sampling were employed for the investigation;Cronbach's alpha was calculated for the scaled items of the ...


A Prediction Of General Job Satisfaction Of Iowa State Teacher Education Graduates Using A Combination Of Selected Variables, Ikenna Ikenna Jan 1987

A Prediction Of General Job Satisfaction Of Iowa State Teacher Education Graduates Using A Combination Of Selected Variables, Ikenna Ikenna

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16652478


Student Development And Satisfaction With College Among Participants And Nonparticipants In A Campus Service Program, Alyce Ann Holland Jan 1987

Student Development And Satisfaction With College Among Participants And Nonparticipants In A Campus Service Program, Alyce Ann Holland

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16171520


The Effects Of Two Types Of Computer Classes On Computer Anxiety And Confidence, David Vander Broek Jan 1987

The Effects Of Two Types Of Computer Classes On Computer Anxiety And Confidence, David Vander Broek

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/17281920


Development Of An Instructional Package On Woodland Management For Iowa High School Vocational Agriculture Instructors , Reinee Eshelman Hildebrandt Jan 1987

Development Of An Instructional Package On Woodland Management For Iowa High School Vocational Agriculture Instructors , Reinee Eshelman Hildebrandt

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

An instructional system on woodland management was developed for Iowa high school instructors. It contains six instructional units. The topics include: Trees for Schools, Introduction to Woodland Management, Christmas Tree Production and Marketing, Wood as Energy, Managing Woodlands for Sawlog and Veneer Production, and Reforesting Iowa--The Establishment and Care of Tree Plantings. An adoption-diffusion instructional model was created to facilitate the development of the instructional package.


Analysis Of Selected Factors Associated With Participation Of Iowa Young Farmers In Agricultural Extension Programs , Mahmoud Hassan Omer Jan 1987

Analysis Of Selected Factors Associated With Participation Of Iowa Young Farmers In Agricultural Extension Programs , Mahmoud Hassan Omer

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to determine and analyze selected factors associated with awareness and participation of young farmers in agricultural extension activities. A secondary purpose of the study was to determine perceptions held by young farmers regarding various agricultural programs offered by the Cooperative Extension Service (CES). The study revealed information regarding the characteristics, types of contact and participation in agricultural extension activities, and needs of Iowa young farmers;The population of the study was the membership (400) of the Iowa Young Farmers Educational Association (IYFEA). A total of 102 members of IYFEA completed the questionnaires. A ...