If students are to be successful, the poultry industry needs education. It provides them with comprehensive understanding of practices, challenges, and opportunities that cover all the critical topics in the field along with allowing them to make informed decisions and apply what they learn in the classroom. In that sense, engagement is a vital aspect of poultry education, one that is achieved through interactive learning methods, practical training, and real-world experiences. In this episode, Dr. Dawn Koltes shares her experiences with teaching poultry classes, engaging students through hands-on activities that foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and encouraging their passion for the industry.
“It’s all about building connections and networks – I think that is a really good way of getting to be successful and true to who you are.” – Dr. Dawn Koltes