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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/278478
Title:
Agricultural literacy of seventh and eighth grade science teachers
Author:
Wallace, Joyce Rene, 1962-
Issue Date:
1995
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to ascertain the Agricultural Literacy level of seventh and eighth grade science teachers in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. Respondents were tested in the eleven areas encompassing the definition of agricultural literacy as reported by Frick, Kahler and Miller study in the Agricultural Education Journal, Summer 1991. Findings of the study included: (1) science teacher in middle and junior high schools are not agriculturally literate according to the information gained from questions in the eleven concept areas proposed by Frick, Kahler, and Miller (1991); (2) There is no difference in the agricultural literacy level of science teachers in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah; (3) Gender does not affect the agricultural literacy level of science teachers; (4) Education in Agriculture does not affect the agricultural literacy level of science teachers; (5) There is no difference in agricultural literacy level of rural and urban science teachers; (6) Agricultural literacy is not changed in teachers who have lived on a farm or ranch after their eighth birthday.
Type:
text; Thesis-Reproduction (electronic)
Keywords:
Education, Agricultural.; Education, Sciences.
Degree Name:
M.S.
Degree Level:
masters
Degree Program:
Graduate College; Agricultural education
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Zurbrick, P. R.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleAgricultural literacy of seventh and eighth grade science teachersen_US
dc.creatorWallace, Joyce Rene, 1962-en_US
dc.contributor.authorWallace, Joyce Rene, 1962-en_US
dc.date.issued1995en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to ascertain the Agricultural Literacy level of seventh and eighth grade science teachers in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. Respondents were tested in the eleven areas encompassing the definition of agricultural literacy as reported by Frick, Kahler and Miller study in the Agricultural Education Journal, Summer 1991. Findings of the study included: (1) science teacher in middle and junior high schools are not agriculturally literate according to the information gained from questions in the eleven concept areas proposed by Frick, Kahler, and Miller (1991); (2) There is no difference in the agricultural literacy level of science teachers in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah; (3) Gender does not affect the agricultural literacy level of science teachers; (4) Education in Agriculture does not affect the agricultural literacy level of science teachers; (5) There is no difference in agricultural literacy level of rural and urban science teachers; (6) Agricultural literacy is not changed in teachers who have lived on a farm or ranch after their eighth birthday.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
dc.subjectEducation, Agricultural.en_US
dc.subjectEducation, Sciences.en_US
thesis.degree.nameM.S.en_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineAgricultural educationen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorZurbrick, P. R.en_US
dc.identifier.proquest1362206en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b33305742en_US
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