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Personal Characteristics Of Beginning, Intermediate, And Advanced Sport Performers, Danielle R. Chiesi Dec 1997

Personal Characteristics Of Beginning, Intermediate, And Advanced Sport Performers, Danielle R. Chiesi

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

This study investigated differences in six sport specific personal characteristics as a function of skill level. The characteristics included competitive trait anxiety, trait self-confidence, concentration, mental preparation skills, achievement motivation, and leadership. A self-evaluation questionnaire was administered to students in beginning, intermediate, and advanced physical education activity classes at the State University of New York, College at Brockport. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) and multiple comparison test statistics were used to analyze differences for each of the six personal characteristics and a mental toughness composite score across the three groups of performers.

The results revealed significant differences in achievement motivation in ...


Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger Jan 1997

Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Perceived Interaction Needs Of Distance Learners Participating In An Agricultural Distance Education Degree Program, Timika Michelle Gray Jan 1997

Perceived Interaction Needs Of Distance Learners Participating In An Agricultural Distance Education Degree Program, Timika Michelle Gray

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study was conducted to gather data on the perceived interaction needs of distance learners. To accomplish this 113 students participating in the Off-Campus Professional Agriculture Program were mailed a Learning Experiences questionnaire designed to identify their interaction needs. The objectives were to describe student demographic characteristics, determine distance delivery method preferred, compare student performances to mode of taking a course and identify overall interaction needs of participants. Sixty-seven students participated in this study. More than seventy-five percent of the participants were seeking a degree. Students did not express a preference for mode to take distance education courses and were ...


Perceptions Regarding Integration Of Agricultural Awareness Activities By Elementary Teachers In East Central Iowa, Neil Armstrong Knobloch Jan 1997

Perceptions Regarding Integration Of Agricultural Awareness Activities By Elementary Teachers In East Central Iowa, Neil Armstrong Knobloch

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to analyze the status of agricultural awareness efforts in elementary grades in a selected area of Iowa and create a model of agricultural awareness for the community education system. The primary objectives of this study were: (1) identify elementary school teachers' perceptions on agricultural related issues; (2) identify the extent of current agricultural awareness activities; (3) compare selected demographic data with perceptions and activities of elementary school teachers in east central Iowa; and (4) develop a model for delivery of agricultural awareness programming. This study was conducted using a survey instrument that was distributed ...


Recent Graduates Perceptions Regarding The Infusion Of A Global Perspective Into The Curriculum Of Selected Land-Grant University Colleges Of Agriculture , Joe Edward Dale Jan 1997

Recent Graduates Perceptions Regarding The Infusion Of A Global Perspective Into The Curriculum Of Selected Land-Grant University Colleges Of Agriculture , Joe Edward Dale

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to identify the perceptions held towards a global perspective in higher education in agriculture by recent graduates of selected land grant college of agriculture programs. A secondary purpose was to generate strategies for curriculum reform that will enhance global perspective education in the college of agriculture of land-grant universities;The descriptive method of research design was used for a portion of this study and required the use of quantitative statistical analysis. Based upon the tabulating, depicting and description of the data from this study, as well as the incorporation of information from previous ...


High School Students' Knowledge Of College-Level Animal Science: Implications For Articulation , Jill King Webster Jan 1997

High School Students' Knowledge Of College-Level Animal Science: Implications For Articulation , Jill King Webster

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine if high school agricultural education seniors in the Midwest United States possess the knowledge taught in college-level introductory animal science courses. The specific objectives of the study were to: (1) determine the college-level animal science knowledge of high school seniors in the Midwest United States; (2) determine which student characteristics had an effect on the students' scores on the animal science examination and; (3) determine if characteristics of the student's agriculture teacher had an effect on the students' scores on the animal science exam;A 40 question multiple-choice exam covering college ...


An Approach To Providing Professional Development With An Environmental Education Component To Agriculture Teachers In Costa Rica , Lynne Wood Brookes Jan 1997

An Approach To Providing Professional Development With An Environmental Education Component To Agriculture Teachers In Costa Rica , Lynne Wood Brookes

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

In 1993 the University of Costa Rica carried out a needs assessment which indicated a widespread need for in-service professional development for high school agriculture teachers. Information was also collected that indicated areas of interest and concern to teachers and the Ministry of Public Education. Subsequently, the University of Costa Rica's Atlantic Regional Center elected to undertake the development and implementation of professional development programs for agriculture teachers. It was determined that the areas to be addressed would include agriculturally oriented environmental education, sustainable agriculture, pedagogy, and methodology useful for information transfer;The objective of this developmental study was ...


Teaching Strategies, Their Use And Effectiveness As Perceived By Teachers Of Agriculture: A National Study, Yun Ho Shinn Jan 1997

Teaching Strategies, Their Use And Effectiveness As Perceived By Teachers Of Agriculture: A National Study, Yun Ho Shinn

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to identify perceptions of agricultural education teachers in the United States of America regarding selected principles of teaching and learning, the current use of selected instructional methods and tools and their effectiveness. A secondary purpose was to determine the relationship between the selected variables and to develop a model for guiding successful use of selected teaching and learning strategies in secondary agricultural education programs;Teachers responding to the questionnaire rated most of the principles of teaching/learning fairly high on the scale. The highest rated principles were "individual differences exist among students," "Importance ...


Perceptions Regarding Integration Of Agricultural Awareness Activities By Elementary Teachers In East Central Iowa, Neil Armstrong Knobloch Jan 1997

Perceptions Regarding Integration Of Agricultural Awareness Activities By Elementary Teachers In East Central Iowa, Neil Armstrong Knobloch

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38400010


Comfort Level And Computer Anxiety In Teachers After A Computer And Internet Workshop, Caryl Louise Bender Jan 1997

Comfort Level And Computer Anxiety In Teachers After A Computer And Internet Workshop, Caryl Louise Bender

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38469690


The Effects Of A Residential Learning Community On First-Semester Biological Science Freshman At A Traditional Land-Grant University, Stephanie L. Hamilton Jan 1997

The Effects Of A Residential Learning Community On First-Semester Biological Science Freshman At A Traditional Land-Grant University, Stephanie L. Hamilton

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.