Date of Graduation
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Wood Science and Technology
David M. McGill.
The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes and knowledge of high school agricultural education teachers in West Virginia towards forestry. A descriptive research design was used for this study. Of the 86 West Virginia high school agricultural teachers selected for this study 40 teachers responded for a response rate of 47%. Of the responding teachers 85% wanted or needed more information on forestry. Also 57% of the responding teachers had not taken any other formal forestry training besides their college course work. When respondents were asked to react to the following statement: "agricultural education teachers need more training in forestry", they agreed.
Lockerman Friend, Kristin R., "Attitudes and knowledge of forestry by high school agricultural education teachers in West Virginia" (2008). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 1934.