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Perspective of Extension Education

M.M. Adhikary (Author)

The book Perspective of Extension Education has certainly been a selection by the time itself, not by the choice of the author himself. The book has accommodated all possible innovative aspects of extension sciences along with its basic and classical contents. The book has been in full compliance with the UG & PG students course guidelines as delineated by the ICAR, New Delhi. The chapterisation being: Part I- Basis of Extension Education: Fundamental of Extension Education Modern Agricultural Extension Managing Human Resource Planning within Extension Training and Evaluation in Extension Gender Analysis in Agriculture Extension Role in Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development Monitoring and Evaluation for Agricultural Extension Programmes Role of Extension in Sustainable Agricultural Development and The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Extension, Part 2- Society with Sociology and Psychology: Rural Sociology Rural Government Society with Sociology Culture and Society and Educational Psychology, Part 3-Rural Development, Rural Development Developmental Programmes of Pre-independence Era and Post-independence Era CDP Organization Set Up in Agricultural Development Programme Basic Elements of Rural Development Reorganized Extension System, Part 4- Participatory Development, Participatory Technology Development and Participatory Extension and Participatory Research, Part 5 - Training and Development, Training Methods of Training Trainers Role and Responsibility The Process of Learning and Training Module, Part 6 - Communication and Diffusion of Innovations, Concept and Element of Communication Models of Communication Principles of Effective Communication Theories and Functions of communication Barriers to communication Some Relevant Terminologies in Communication Agricultural Communication & Journalism Diffusion and Innovation, Part 7 - Audio-Visual Aids, Meaning and Classification of AV Aids and Part 8 - Research, Teaching and Extension, History of Agricultural Research in India Establishment of the ICAR Agricultural Universities KVK ATMA and Different Extension Programmes in India. The book will be welcome by a galaxy of scholars and professionals and keep generating valuable feed back in reconstructing it in due course of time.

Contents: Foreword. Preface. Part I: Basis of Extension Education. 1. Fundamental of extension education. 2. Modern agricultural extension. 3. Human resource planning extension. 4. Training and evaluation in extension. 5. Gender analysis in agricultural extension. 6. Role of extension in sustainable agriculture and rural development. 7. Monitoring and evaluation for extension programmes. 8. Agricultural extension in sustainable agricultural development. 9.The role of non-governmental organizations in agricultural extension. Part II: Society with Sociology and Psychology. 10. Rural sociology. 11. Rural government (Gram Panchayat). 12. Society with sociology. 13. Culture and society. 14. Educational psychology. Part III: Rural Development. 15. Rural development. 16. Developmental programmes of pre-independence era. 17. Developmental programmes of post-independence era. 18. Community development programme. 19. Organization set up in agricultural development programme. 20. Basic elements of rural development. 21. Reorganized extension system (T&V System). Part IV: Participatory Development. 22. Participatory technology development. 23. Participatory extension and participatory research: concept, implication and modalities. Part v: training and development. 24. Training. 25. Methods of training. 26. The trainer’s role and responsibility. 27. Training module or course evaluation. Part VI: Communication and Diffusion of Innovations. 28. Concept and element of communication. 29. Models of communication. 30. Principles of effective communication. 31. Theories of communication. 32. Barriers to communication. 33. Some relevant terminologies in communication. 34. Agricultural communication and journalism. 35. Diffusion of innovations. 36. Innovation. Part VII: Audio-Visual Aids. 37. Meaning of audio-visual aids. 38. Classification of audio visual aids. Part VIII: Research, Teaching and Extension. 39. History of Agricultural Research in India. 40. Establishment of the Imperial Council of Agricultural Research (The Present-Day ICAR). 41. Agricultural Universities. 42. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centre). 43. Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA). 44. Different Extension Programmes in India. References. Index.

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About the author

M.M. Adhikary

The editorial team consists of the three eminent members of the esteemed Institute, BCKV, Mohanpur, Nadia, and West Bengal. Firstly, the book is edited by the erudite personality of the erudite personality of the academic world of Social Science and related disciplines, Prof M.M. Adhikary who is presently offering his invaluable services as professor of Agricultural Extension, Faculty of Agricultural Extension, faculty of Agriculture, BCKV. This distinct personality has been attached with the profession of teaching, research and extension for about twenty-five years. His immense potentiality of academic activities and capabilities to work with the people, sense of research and extension works helped him to serve as Dean, faculty of Agriculture and Director (in Charge), Directorate of Extension education in the same university as well as head of the Department of Agricultural Extension. To his credit there are 55 numbers of scientific research papers published in National and International Journals, a good score of chapters and full volume of books in related areas. He is widely traveled all through his carrier covering China, Japan, and Thiland, etc.

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Title Perspective of Extension Education
Author M.M. Adhikary
Format Hardcover
Date published: 27.04.2019
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789388173797
length xiv+806p.