The agricultural experience of college students preparing to become vocational agriculture teachers is essential for effective teaching. Moreover, two years or the equivalent of agricultural experience is needed in order to be certified to teach vocational agriculture at the secondary level in Nebraska.

As part of the assessment of this agricultural experience and to help determine if there is a basis for advising students to by-pass basic college courses in agriculture, the study was undertaken.

The problem was to determine the degree of relationship between the type of agricultural experience of junior and senior agricultural education majors and grades earned in selected basic agricultural college courses.



grades, agricultural experience

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