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Vicenti-Henio, Vanessa D.; Torres, Robert M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1998
Results of the Group Embedded Figures Test taken by 78 Navajo students in agricultural education showed that most were field independent. Their style varied by gender and degree of traditionalism. (SK)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, American Indians, Cognitive Style, Field Dependence Independence
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Cano, Jamie – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1999
Results of the Group Embedded Figures Test and Myers Briggs Type Indicator for 178 agricultural education freshmen showed 56% were field independent (FI); field dependent (FD) and FI students differed in choice of major; FD students were more likely to have lower grade point average; and as their style moved from dependence to independence, grade…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Agricultural Education, Cognitive Style, College Freshmen
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Cano, Jamie; And Others – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1992
Sample of 25 preservice agriculture teachers completed Group Embedded Figures Test and Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), revealing that 11 were field dependent, 14 field independent; females tended to be more field independent; they preferred learner-centered approach to teaching; and on MBTI, 60 percent were Extroverted, 76 percent Sensing, 56…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cognitive Style, Higher Education, Personality Traits
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Whittington, M. Susie; Raven, Matt R. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 1995
The Group Embedded Figures Test and Van Tilburg/Heimlich Teaching Style Preference instrument were completed by 31 agriculture student teachers (58% over age 25). Females were more field independent than the general female population. Overall, field independence was the preferred learning style and student-centered was the preferred teaching…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cognitive Style, Field Dependence Independence, Higher Education