Journal of NACAA

Effectiveness of a Hybrid Online Teaching Methodology in Delivering Home Horticulture Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

ISSN 2158-9429

Volume 16, Issue 1 - June 2023

Editor: Linda Chalker-Scott


A hybrid home gardening program was delivered to New Jersey residents through a series of synchronous and asynchronous presentations. Pre and post tests indicated that students demonstrated significant knowledge gain in covered topics. Respondents to a feedback survey administered after program completion reported being very satisfied with both the educational material and the learning management system (LMS) and reported self-assessed knowledge gain due to participation. Respondents reported behavioral changes and reported that the online hybrid programming format provided convenience and flexibility to meet their learning needs.

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