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IRPHE 2012, 18(2): 131-152 Back to browse issues page
Evaluating Relationships between Learning Styles and Entrepreneurial Traits of Agriculture Students
Abolghasem Sharifzadeh Dr. 1, Gholamhossein Abdollahzadeh Dr.2
1- Department of Agricultural Management, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources , sharifsharifzadeh@gmail.com
2- Department of Agricultural Management, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
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This research aimed to identify learning styles and entrepreneurial traits and relations among agriculture students by using a survey method. The statistical population of consisted of all agriculture students of the Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (N=1618). The sample size (n=180) was determined by Cochran's formula and respondents were selected by stratified sampling technique. Data was gathered by an instrument consisting of Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire and Measurement Instrument of Personality Characteristics of Iranian's Entrepreneurs. Research results showed that most students had active learning style (in processing dimension), sensing (in perception dimension), visual (in presentation dimension) and global (in perspective/understanding dimension). Calculated correlation coefficients revealed a significance positive relationships between learning styles of students and some personal and academic variables such as age, taking course in entrepreneurship and self-employment, hopeful of receiving skills and occupational preparation, grade point average, scientific field trips, doing scientific projects and preparing articles . The results also showed that most of students were weak and very weak in terms of entrepreneurial traits. According to correlation coefficients, there was a significance positive relationship between age, experience of part-time job, hopeful of skill and occupational preparation, grade point average and doing scientific projects with entrepreneurial traits.
Keywords: Higher Agricultural Education, Learning Style, Entrepreneurial Traits, Agriculture Students.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: The topics of psychology and education in higher education
Received: 2013/01/28 | Accepted: 2015/10/13 | Published: 2015/10/13 | ePublished: 2015/10/13
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Sharifzadeh A, Abdollahzadeh G. Evaluating Relationships between Learning Styles and Entrepreneurial Traits of Agriculture Students. IRPHE. 2012; 18 (2) :131-152
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