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Research Paper | Architecture & Planning | Iran | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016
Evaluating the Agricultural Science Student's Outlook on Occupation in Agriculture Sector (Case Study: Islamic Azad University of Birjand)
Golin Rakhshanipour  | Hasan Aghel
Abstract: The aim of this study is to evaluate the outlook of agricultural sciences students of Islamic Azad University of Birjand on career in agriculture sector. The statistical population consisted of 500 students of agriculture department, for which utilizing the Cochran`s formula sample size of 84 individuals was determined and increased to 300 to enhance the confidence percentage. Data collecting means was questionnaire for which using context evaluation method by a group of agriculture-specialists psychometrics was conducted and through an initiative experiment, using the Cronbach`s alpha, the credit of the questions were assessed and mandatory amendments were done. The results of the regression model demonstrated that three factors of the government`s policies regarding to career, available facilities and amenities and individual`s interests in agricultural jobs are the most leading factors contributing in fostering the future prospect of the agricultural sciences students, respectively.
Keywords: outlook, agricultural sciences students, occupation, Islamic Azad University of Birjand
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,
Pages: 2368 - 2371