Impact of Student Background Characteristics on Performance in an Introductory Forage Crops Management Course1
Mousel, Eric M., Moser, Lowell E., Schacht, Walter H., NACTA Journal
Traditional student performance indicators such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status are important to understanding how students' background characteristics impact success at the collegiate level. However, student success in courses related to agriculture sciences and/or natural resource sciences may be related to both traditional and non-traditional performance indicators, including background in agriculture. The objective of this study was to determine the impact of academic major, class rank, gender, rural or urban background, and agricultural field experience on performance in an undergraduate level introductory forage crop management course. The study was …
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Publication information: Article title: Impact of Student Background Characteristics on Performance in an Introductory Forage Crops Management Course1. Contributors: Mousel, Eric M. - Author, Moser, Lowell E. - Author, Schacht, Walter H. - Author. Journal title: NACTA Journal. Volume: 50. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 2006. Page number: 8+. © North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Mar 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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