Traditional Extension programs are delivered in face-to-face workshop settings. Recently, educators have used new technologies for program delivery with increasing frequency. One technique (CD-ROM) has not been explored thoroughly. Using a turfgrass management curriculum for Master Gardeners, researchers sought to determine if learning differed between students taught using CD-based materials versus those taught in traditional workshops. Using a pre-test/post-test design, 94 participants' turfgrass management knowledge was measured. CD-based materials were more effective than traditional settings for teaching turfgrass management topics to Master Gardener trainees. CD-based materials could increase the number of clientele reached and enhance their learning experiences.
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Mayfield, C. A., Wingenbach, G. J., & Chalmers, D. R. (2006). Using CD-Based Materials to Teach Turfgrass Management. The Journal of Extension, 44(2), Article 7. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol44/iss2/7