Degree Type

Thesis

Date of Award

2008

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Constance Hargrave

Second Advisor

Ann Thompson

Third Advisor

Ken Moore

Abstract

The purpose of this research study was to examine whether the Master of Science in Agronomy Distance Education Program at Iowa State University has had an impact on students' career mobility and economic status. Lifelong learning opportunities for agricultural professionals, like a majority of other field professional are growing exponentially. During the 2004 fall semester, 53 participants in the Master of Science in Agronomy Distance Education Program were given the Distance Education Impact Assessment Survey (DEIAS). Additional knowledge and training for adult students is essential for career advancement, and this research project intends to demonstrate how a Master of Science in Agronomy Degree offered only through a distance education at Iowa State University has impacted students' career mobility and economic status.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-16579

Publisher

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University, http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/

Copyright Owner

Jesse Duane Drew

Language

en

Proquest ID

AAI1453171

OCLC Number

243609400

ISBN

9780549543992

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

157 pages

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