The importance of pets to FE/HE students in Northamptonshire

McCormick, W. (Author), Preece, D. (Author)

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWorkshopResearch

Description

The presentation looks at the functions of pet ownership - e.g. projection, sociability, surrogacy. It reports on a study undertaken at an FE/HE college investigating attitudes and interaction with pets of FE/HE students. The study found that: - the modified survey had very high internal reliability. - There was no significant difference in score according to age group. - There was a highly significant difference between log transformed attachment score by gender. - There was a highly significant difference between log transformed attachment score by pet type.
Period25 Jan 2016
Event titleThe importance of pets to FE / HE students in Northamptonshire
Event typeWorkshop
LocationWisbech, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionLocal

Keywords

  • Pets
  • Pet therapy
  • Higher education
  • Further education
  • Students
  • Attachment
  • Wellbeing