Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Science


Plant and Soil Science

First Advisor

Pense, Seburn


This proposal is based on the following research questions: What perceptions do agriculture teachers have about how their teacher education program prepared them to incorporate technology into their classrooms? What gaps in technology preparedness of agriculture teachers can be identified and addressed to improve teacher education programs? Research was conducted through a mixed-methods approach utilizing a web-based survey and follow-up phones interviews of first- and second-year secondary agriculture teachers in Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri.




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