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1988

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Perceptions Of Selected Educators Of The Quality Of Instruction In Secondary Vocational Agriculture Programs , Herschel Paul Weeks Jan 1988

Perceptions Of Selected Educators Of The Quality Of Instruction In Secondary Vocational Agriculture Programs , Herschel Paul Weeks

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to assess the perceptions held by selected educators of the quality of secondary vocational agriculture programs and instruction in Iowa. The specific objectives of the research were to: (1) determine the perceptions of selected educators toward the effectiveness and quality of agriculture programs in Iowa; (2) determine the perceptions of selected educators toward the effectiveness and quality of instruction in vocational agriculture in Iowa; and (3) assess the relationship between selected factors and perceived effectiveness of instruction and quality of secondary agriculture programs;The population studied consisted of agriculture teachers, counselors, superintendents and principals ...


Mentoring And Career Development Of University Agricultural Education Faculty In The United States , Kresha Eastman Jan 1988

Mentoring And Career Development Of University Agricultural Education Faculty In The United States , Kresha Eastman

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which the professional careers of university agricultural education faculty have been influenced by mentors, and to examine the relationship between mentoring and professional career development. Data were obtained through a mailed questionnaire from 237 (84.90 percent) university agricultural education faculty members from throughout the United States;Most agricultural education professors (92.06 percent) perceived their professional careers to have been significantly influenced by one or more people who were referred to as mentors in this study. The most important functions of mentors of university agricultural education faculty were ...


Perceptions Of Agriculture In Nigeria By Students Of The Division Of Agricultural Colleges, Ahmadu Bello University , Egri Philip Ejembi Jan 1988

Perceptions Of Agriculture In Nigeria By Students Of The Division Of Agricultural Colleges, Ahmadu Bello University , Egri Philip Ejembi

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to determine perceptions of agriculture in Nigeria by students of the Division of Agricultural Colleges, Ahmadu Bello University. The study determined characteristics of the students, their motivational factors in studying technical agriculture, perceptions of agriculture and agricultural workers, and implications of findings to technical agricultural education planning in Nigeria;The study population consisted of 1434 sutdents at the four colleges of agriculture administered by the Division of Agricultural Colleges. Both proportional and simple random sampling were used to select participants for the study. A total of 234 students participated in the study;A five-part ...


Level Of Critical Thinking Of Iowa Secondary Agriculture Students , Timothy John Rollins Jan 1988

Level Of Critical Thinking Of Iowa Secondary Agriculture Students , Timothy John Rollins

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The central purpose of this study was to determine the ability of Iowa agriculture students to use critical thinking skills. The design for this investigation utilized descriptive research methodology;Cluster sampling was utilized to identify the sample for the study. A total of 668 agriculture students from 18 Iowa secondary schools served as the sample;An information sheet was developed to collect both demographic information as well as individual preferences on learning activities. The Cornell Critical Thinking Test was administered to respondents to assess their levels of critical thinking. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator[superscript] TM was also administered to determine ...