Experiential learning in the animal sciences: development of a multispecies large-animal management and production practicum.

@article{Reiling2003ExperientialLI,
  title={Experiential learning in the animal sciences: development of a multispecies large-animal management and production practicum.},
  author={Bryan Alan Reiling and Terrence Marshall and Joel Howard Brendemuhl and J A McQuagge and Joshua Umphrey},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 12},
  pages={
          3202-10
        }
}
Students enrolled in an introductory animal science course (ASG 3003) at the University of Florida were surveyed (n = 788) over a 3-yr period to ascertain their current experience and career goals in animal agriculture. Sixty-one percent of the students indicated that they were from an urban background. Only 4% were raised on a farm or ranch where the majority of family income was attributed to production agriculture. Eighty-six percent of the students had minimal or no experience working with… CONTINUE READING

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