Will the deer and the antelope continue to play? : a critical evaluation of the a home on the range curriculum
Duren, Keith Thomas.
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The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the A Home on the Range curriculum in two key areas. These areas included increasing the student's knowledge in basic range science, and changing the student's attitudes and beliefs regarding rangelands. The researcher was also interested in teacher efficacy as it relates to range science. The A Home on the Range curriculum was implemented in two class rooms. Data was gathered using a pre/post-test. The pre/post-test was also administered to two classrooms. The second group was used as a control group. The data indicated that the A Home on the Range curriculum is an effective method of increasing the student's knowledge, as well as changing the student's attitudes and beliefs.