Public Perceptions: Risks in Dog and Coastal Wildlife Interactions
| Contributor(s):: Ian Banatoski, Bryanna Dellaripa, Samantha Hires, Larissa Naidoo, Elizabeth Rooney
The New Zealand Department of Conservation is seeking to better manage coastal wildlife interactions as dogs become more prevalent on beaches with vulnerable wildlife. We used site assessments, surveys, and interviews to assess the public’s perceptions of dog-wildlife encounters. Since...
Quantifying Attitudes and Knowledge Change About the Meat-Animal Industry via a Massive Open Online Course
| Contributor(s):: Chad Carr, Katie Abrams, Grady Roberts, Kylie Phillipps, Victoria Velinsky, Larry Eubanks, Jason Scheffler, Dwain Johnson
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer a unique platform through which Extension can provide valuable education. We explored The Meat We Eat, a MOOC designed to create a more informed meat consumer and increase perceptions of transparency surrounding meat production. Compared to pretest...
Human and Animal Interactions Education Abroad--Ireland
| Contributor(s):: Rhiann Travis
My STEP Signature Project was a 10-day education abroad trip to Ireland, focusing on the role of animals in our society and how history, government, geography and infrastructure can impact cultural development and the use of land and animals in different societies.
Paws for Reflection Ranch
The Paws for Reflection Ranch mission is to provide a healing, educational, motivational, and recreational environment utilizing equine and other animal assisted therapies and experiences to enhance the quality of life for all clients, and to provide a loving home, whether...
Empathy and perception of animal welfare among Mexican students of professions related to the use, management and care of animalsEmpatia y percepcion del bienestar animal entre estudiantes mexicanos de profesiones relacionadas al uso, manejo y cuidad
| Contributor(s):: Torres Cardona, M. G., Sanchez Mendez, A. I., Almaraz Buendia, I., Peralta Ortiz, J. J. G., Meza Nieto, M., Alejos de la Fuente, J. I.
Attitudes towards animals and belief in animal mind among first-year veterinary students before and after an introductory animal welfare course
| Contributor(s):: Robbins, J. A., Danielson, J. A., Johnson, A. K., Parsons, R. L., Jorgensen, M. W., Millman, S. T.
Lesson Plan Helps Volunteers Improve Learning Among 4-H Youths in Animal Projects
| Contributor(s):: Timothy Ewers, Scott Nash, Alaena Ruth, Julia Piaskowski
Continued development and delivery of animal science programs for 4-H youths is a critical need in all livestock production regions. The large number of 4-H youth programs, their rural locations, and the small number of 4-H Extension professionals make delivery of new curricula challenging. In...
Veterinary technician assistant curriculum guideline
| Contributor(s):: Mickey Ellen Rash
The purpose of this thesis was to develop a core curriculum to be presented to the state for consideration as the established curriculum guideline for veterinary technician assistants/veterinary assistant programs.
Emotional Support Dogs’ Effects on Anxiety, Depression, and Somatization in Elementary Students
| Contributor(s):: Spring, Truman
Best Practices for Non-Profit Organizations Using Human-Aminal Interaction as an Intervention with At-Risk Youth
| Contributor(s):: Sly, Jai Oni
Animal Assisted Interventions in Schools: A Qualitative Case Study of How Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities Respond to the Use of Therapy Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Shiverdecker, Kathleen Hartman
An Analysis of the Impact of the Presence of a Therapy Dog on Student Behavior in a Special Education Middle School Classroom
| Contributor(s):: Schimming, Dena
Counselor Experiences with Clients Who Bring Emotional Support Animals to Sessions
| Contributor(s):: Reynolds, Jennifer
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.®) & Literacy: Using Animal Assisted Education with English Learners in the Elementary School Classroom
| Contributor(s):: Kelly, Tara Jayne
Correctional Education as Therapeutic Change: Exploring the Use of Animal-Assisted Therapy Programs with Incarcerated Women
| Contributor(s):: Ciez, Terrie
A Qualitative Exploration of Emotional Intelligence and Leadership in Collegiate Equestrian Competitors
| Contributor(s):: Brooks, Jeanne M.
Exploring the Professional Development of MFT Students Enrolled in Equine Assisted Family Therapy Coursework: An Experiential Learning Modality
| Contributor(s):: Rothman, Natalie
Motivators that Influence Canine Handlers to Volunteer in Animal Assisted Activities
| Contributor(s):: Fisher, Gina Marie
Critical Aspects of Equine Assisted Therapy: A Qualitative Study
| Contributor(s):: Blakely, Jenna Marie
Perceptions of the Use of a Therapy Dog in the Classroom
| Contributor(s):: Baurys, Tamra Fostock