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1983

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Agricultural education

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Experimental Evaluation Of An Instructional Packet On Supervised Occupational Experience Placement Programs For Vocational Agriculture , John William Slocombe Jan 1983

Experimental Evaluation Of An Instructional Packet On Supervised Occupational Experience Placement Programs For Vocational Agriculture , John William Slocombe

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to evaluate an instructional packet on supervised occupational experience (SOE) placement programs for vocational agriculture. The research procedure was experimental with a posttest control group design. The independent variable manipulated by the researcher was the degree to which teachers had access to the instructional packet. Two levels of the experimental variable were used: (1) the experimental treatment group was provided the instructional packet; and (2) the control treatment group was provided a list of problem areas, study questions, suggested references, and learner needs outlined in the instructional packet. Teachers in the control group were ...


An Experimental Evaluation Of A Resource Packet On Delegation For Ffa Officer Training , Anna Beth Neason Jan 1983

An Experimental Evaluation Of A Resource Packet On Delegation For Ffa Officer Training , Anna Beth Neason

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

A resource packet for FFA officer training was developed to help officers operate the local FFA chapter as a member-centered organization and to train them in methods of delegation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the resource packet;Specific objectives for the study were (1) to determine relationships among specified variables--tendency to delegate, respondent types, chapter/advisor characteristics, chapter activeness, and chapter achievement; and (2) to evaluate the packet by comparing the chapter achievement measures of the three treatment groups;All FFA chapters in Iowa were the population for the study. Sixty randomly selected chapters ...


Administrative Management And Perceived Importance Of Agriculture Work Experience Programs At Two-Year Post-Secondary Institutions Of Iowa , Rajab Ali Memon Jan 1983

Administrative Management And Perceived Importance Of Agriculture Work Experience Programs At Two-Year Post-Secondary Institutions Of Iowa , Rajab Ali Memon

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The study was designed to analyze the perceptions of students, faculty members, and cooperating employers about the value of two-year post-secondary agriculture work experience programs in Iowa. It also aimed at analyzing administrator perceptions about selected aspects of administrative management of these programs;For the survey of perceptions, a stratified random sample was drawn comprising 183 respondents which included 100 students in agricultural production and agribusiness programs, 50 cooperating employers, and 33 faculty members at six Iowa two-year post-secondary institutions. These respondents were asked to rate 40 items of importance of work experience education on a scale of 1 to ...


Overview And Analysis Of Agricultural Programs In Higher Education In Costa Rica , D. Craig Anderson Jan 1983

Overview And Analysis Of Agricultural Programs In Higher Education In Costa Rica , D. Craig Anderson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Programs of instruction in agriculture within higher education is a subject which has seldom been studied in Latin America. Yet, during the past two decades, the number of agricultural career programs in Latin American universities has increased significantly. This dissertation describes and analyzes the programs of instruction in agriculture within the system of higher education in Costa Rica, including the results of a follow-up study conducted among graduates of the Agronomy Faculty of the University of Costa Rica (UCR);A general overview and description of the agricultural programs in each higher education institution in Costa Rica were presented. This revealed ...