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    • 16 promoting daily environmental learning” (Blair, 2009, p. 34). A 2000 study conducted in Florida concluded that “students in all types of gardens had high responsibility scores, indicating that all students possessed a sense of responsibility”...
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    • 18 lessons. The goals of school gardens were primarily for academic and social development. Secondary goals were recreational and therapeutic (Blair, 2009). The DeNarco, Relf, & McDaniel study also investigated the academic subjects studied in...
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    • 20 nine percent increase in enthusiasm for studying math (Winters, Ring, and Burriss, 2010, p. 248-H). “Researchers found that enthusiasm for learning, standardized test scores, and GPAs were higher in ninety-two percent of the comparisons-...
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    • 25 experiential learning basis, have been proposed as a method to reinforce nutrition education because youth who plant and harvest their own produce are more likely to eat it” (Beckman, Smith, 2008, p. 12). The 2008 study conducted by Beckman and...
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    • 3 controlled stratified national sample of thirty suburban school districts. Quantitative and qualitative data was gathered from suburban, public school administrators. This research did not seek data from rural, urban, or private schools. This...
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    • 32 Teachers strongly agreed that there [was] a need for multiple resources, such as curriculum linked to instruction, teacher training for gardening and its connection to curriculum, and lessons on teaching nutrition in the garden… the pressure...
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    • 5 Chapter 2 Review of Literature Introduction The purpose of this literature review was to examine the history, review the types, discuss the benefits, and analyze the barriers to school gardens. Many important considerations were summarized from...
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    • 60 Table 4 Conditional Support for Use of Resources and Class Time from District Administrators for School Gardens Conditional Support School District S2B S2C S3A S9A S9B S6 % Total Had Garden at interview No Yes No Yes No Yes Does not Take Away...
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    • 75 Education initiatives such as NCLB have changed the way educators teach and assess learning. School gardens were historically viewed as a classroom. In the cyclical spirit of education trends, school gardens could again be a successful and...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 28 Fleming, N. (2001). VARK -- A guide to learning styles. VARK -- A Guide to Learning Styles. Retrieved from http://www.vark-learn.com/. Garside, C. & Edwards, K. (1996). Teaching communication theories: An experiential...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 7 passive learning, are fundamental to the learning and cognitive processes of students today” (p. 55). Many educators are struggling to find solutions to the shifting needs of students. Research suggests that by...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 10 Rationale Michael Polanyi (1967) tried to define educational inspiration by talking about explicit and tacit knowledge. Explicit knowledge is tangible, scientifically viable facts we may know. This is knowing by reading, or...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 100 Richmond, V. P., Lane, D. R., & McCroskey, J. C. (2006). Teacher immediacy and the teacher-student relationship. In T. Mottet, V. Richmond & J. McCroskey (Eds.), Handbook of instructional communication: Rhetorical and...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 102 Figure 1 Kolb Experiential Learning Model (http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/styles/kolb.html)
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    • F2f vs. Technology 13 come together in discussing and exploring an issue (E. Treaner, personal communication, June 3, 2014) Introducing theory to new students is no small task. They do not understand the concept, and often wonder what these...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 15 Literature Review Most learning type theories have their evolutionary inception in the work of Carl Jung, a preeminent psychiatrist and psychotherapist in the early 1900s. He started a typology of personalities and how our...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 16 nature and very difficult, if not impossible to transfer. In order to teach tacit knowledge, experiential learning must be provided. The student needs to physically do exercises and experience how things work. It is...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 17 so forth. Kinesthetic learning parallels experiential learning the closest, in that students are moving and doing while learning (Fleming 2001). Dunn, Beaudry, and Klavas (2002). researched brain hemispheres. Their research...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 18 an interconnectedness of learning. VARK perceptions and hemispheric theories are still in use today, even though some research contradicts the premises. Piaget (1982) formed the philosophy of constructivism, where new...
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    • F2f vs. Technology 19 Elaboration Likelihood Model, developed by Richard Petty and John Cacioppo (1986) is a simplified form of Piaget’s constructivism. It says there are two paths to persuasion, peripheral and central. These correspond to Piaget’s...

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