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Women In Industrial Arts: A Recruitment Model, Marie Elizabeth Theobald Jan 1982

Women In Industrial Arts: A Recruitment Model, Marie Elizabeth Theobald

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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A Rationale And Proposed Curriculum For Jewish-Christian Dialogue , Barry Daniel Cytron Jan 1982

A Rationale And Proposed Curriculum For Jewish-Christian Dialogue , Barry Daniel Cytron

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

To read of the encounter between Christian and Jew is to reflect on a chronicle marked by disharmony and distrust, religious dispute, and social isolation. The first nineteen centuries of the relationship are ones overwhelmed with anguish. When Pope John XXIII convened Vatican Council II, it signaled a new era in a two thousand year old encounter, not only between Catholic and Jew, but between Protestant and Jew as well;This current study views the year 1962, with the beginning of the Council, as a landmark by which to chart the history of Jewish-Christian dialogue. The opening two chapters trace ...


Experimental Evaluation Of An Instructional Unit On Soil Fertility And Fertilizers , Hossein Hosseini Jan 1982

Experimental Evaluation Of An Instructional Unit On Soil Fertility And Fertilizers , Hossein Hosseini

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an instructional unit on soil fertility and fertilizers in Iowa vocational agriculture classes. A pretest-posttest control group design was used in the investigation. Fifteen teachers and their classes comprised a randomly assigned experimental treatment group. Similarly, twelve randomly assigned teachers and their classes provided data from a control group. The "experimental treatment" was an instructional unit on soil fertility and fertilizers designed for use by vocational agriculture teachers. Experimental group teachers used the unit in their instruction, whereas control group teachers were asked to focus their teaching on a ...


An Evaluation Of The Training Program At The National Swine Research And Training Center In Thailand , Paranee Olarickachard Jan 1982

An Evaluation Of The Training Program At The National Swine Research And Training Center In Thailand , Paranee Olarickachard

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to determine the level of importance and the level of effectiveness of the training program at the National Swine Research and Training Center (NSRTC) as perceived by the former participants, especially as it related to the role of the NSRTC in developing swine production in Thailand;The population of the study was composed of all former participants of the training program during 1977-1980 (4th through 12th classes) who were categorized as farmers, agricultural teachers, and government officials. The data were collected from a stratified random sample of 77 farmers by personal interviews, whereas ...


Animal Science Technical Competencies Needed By Vocational Agriculture Instructors , Ezatollah Fard-Sarhangi Jan 1982

Animal Science Technical Competencies Needed By Vocational Agriculture Instructors , Ezatollah Fard-Sarhangi

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to identify animal science technical competencies needed by vocational agriculture instructors. The second purpose was to compare the degree of competence needed by vocational agriculture instructors as perceived by cattle, sheep, and pork producers and vocational agriculture instructors for each of the identified competencies. The third objective of this study was to determine what degree of proficiency vocational agriculture instructors feel they possessed in peforming these selected animal science technical competencies. Fourth, it was the investigator's intent to determine the difference between the degree of competence needed and possessed by vocational agriculture ...


Communication Behavior Of Professional Disseminators Of Scientific Agricultural Knowlege: A Study Of The Iowa Cooperative Extension Service , Alphonsus Chijioke Anyanwu Jan 1982

Communication Behavior Of Professional Disseminators Of Scientific Agricultural Knowlege: A Study Of The Iowa Cooperative Extension Service , Alphonsus Chijioke Anyanwu

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The objective was to examine the communication behavior of extension professionals in terms of: (1) providing a conceptual framework to merge organizational and utilization theories, (2) examining communication process and the dissemination behavior of three extension roles by (a) describing the actual behavior, (b) comparing the similarities and differences in these behaviors for the three roles, and (c) predicting variations in behavior on the basis of structural and orientational variables which were developed from the theoretical framework;A personal interview schedule accompanied with response prompting cards was administered to 40 respondents each of extension state and area specialists, and extension ...


Experimental Evaluation Of An Instructional Unit On Agriculture/Agribusiness Management , Robert James Birkenholz Jan 1982

Experimental Evaluation Of An Instructional Unit On Agriculture/Agribusiness Management , Robert James Birkenholz

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an instructional unit on agriculture/agribusiness management in Iowa vocational agriculture classes. A pretest-posttest, control group design was used in the investigation. Sixteen vocational agriculture classes comprised the experimental treatment group, whereas twelve classes provided data for the control group;Experimental group instructors were provided an agriculture/agribusiness management instructional unit and directed to use the approach suggested in their teaching. Control teachers were asked to focus their teaching on a list of problem areas and study questions upon which the instructional unit was based;Four instruments were developed ...