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Environmental Sciences

Agricultural education and studies

1991

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Experimental Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of A Computer-Assisted Instructional Unit On Sustainable Agriculture , Gaylan George Scofield Jan 1991

Experimental Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of A Computer-Assisted Instructional Unit On Sustainable Agriculture , Gaylan George Scofield

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The central purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an instructional unit on sustainable agriculture using a computer program as a tool to increase environmental awareness, enhance understanding of environmental problems, and promote the resolution of environmental issues in educational settings. The effectiveness of the unit was measured in students' knowledge of sustainable agriculture and both students' and teachers' ratings of the materials contained within the instructional unit;An experimental pretest-posttest design was used in this study. Sixteen Iowa schools (172 students) with agriculture departments who had expressed an interest in field testing the instructional unit were ...


The Perceptions Of Iowa Farmers Toward Integrated Pest Management, And, Beauveria Bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin In The Corn Ecosystem: Its Effect On Coleomegilla Maculata Degeer, Randall Lee Pingel Jan 1991

The Perceptions Of Iowa Farmers Toward Integrated Pest Management, And, Beauveria Bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin In The Corn Ecosystem: Its Effect On Coleomegilla Maculata Degeer, Randall Lee Pingel

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