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Selecting And Purchasing Industrial Arts/Technology Laboratory Equipment In Iowa Senior High Schools, Livinus Chukwura Ezugu Jan 1987

Selecting And Purchasing Industrial Arts/Technology Laboratory Equipment In Iowa Senior High Schools, Livinus Chukwura Ezugu

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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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 Comparison Of Vocational Agriculture Teacher Behaviors And Characteristics , Lawrence Devere Burton Jan 1987

A Comparison Of Vocational Agriculture Teacher Behaviors And Characteristics , Lawrence Devere Burton

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to assess teaching behaviors and demographic variables associated with teachers and learning. The population studied consisted of 10,200 secondary vocational agriculture teachers from throughout the United States. A stratified random sampling procedure was used in conjunction with an oversampling technique combined with a substitution procedure. Two mailings resulted in a response rate of 58.0% and a sample size of 494 teachers. A follow-up procedure was initiated with nonrespondents, and no differences were found among mean responses from the primary respondents, substitute respondents, and the nonrespondents;The data were gathered using a descriptive ...


Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill And Marva Collins: Educating The Human Potential , Loretta Powell C. Davenport Jan 1987

Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill And Marva Collins: Educating The Human Potential , Loretta Powell C. Davenport

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to discover, compare and to elucidate the philosophical inclinations of Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill, and Marva Collins; to identify the similarities and differences among their views and to discover any common elements or teaching strategies which might have contributed to their success with the academic, emotional, and social achievement of students. In addition, the study was designed to compare the personal and professional development of the three educators. Given common elements, educators will find the study of these elements useful in researching, developing, expanding and mobilizing their own strong beliefs into effective teaching ...


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 ...


An Investigation Of Present Vocational-Technical Education In Iran , Seyed-Alireza Mirzamostafa Jan 1987

An Investigation Of Present Vocational-Technical Education In Iran , Seyed-Alireza Mirzamostafa

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of this study were (1) to study the present situation of vocational-technical education in Iran, (2) to obtain direct data from the administrators of the Advanced Council for Concordance of Civil Vocational-Technical Education toward the need for semi-skilled, skilled, and technical manpower for industries, (3) to determine the attitude and opinion of 8th grade junior high school students toward continuing their education in vocational-technical institutions, (4) to determine the attitude of 12th grade high school students toward continuing their education in institutions of technology, and (5) to determine the attitude of 12th grade vocational-technical school students toward the ...