An Evaluation of Attitude Change by Participation in an Elementary Educational Swine Curriculum
Wagler, Sarah E., Rusk, Clinton P., Blomeke, Christine R., Talbert, B. Allen, Richert, Brian T., Latour, Mickey A., NACTA Journal
The purpose of this study was to field-test an educational swine curriculum, "There's a Pig in My Classroom," and measure the effectiveness of the curriculum at changing fifth grade students' attitudes about the pork industry. The objectives of this study were to evaluate: the overall change in students' attitudes toward the pork industry and the effect of specific demographics on the change in students' attitude following participation in an educational swine curriculum. The effectiveness of the curriculum was measured through a pretest/post-test survey of fifth grade students (n=435), divided into treatment and control groups. The findings indicated that participation …
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Publication information: Article title: An Evaluation of Attitude Change by Participation in an Elementary Educational Swine Curriculum. Contributors: Wagler, Sarah E. - Author, Rusk, Clinton P. - Author, Blomeke, Christine R. - Author, Talbert, B. Allen - Author, Richert, Brian T. - Author, Latour, Mickey A. - Author. Journal title: NACTA Journal. Volume: 51. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 2007. Page number: 38+. © North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Mar 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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