Extension Handbook - Processes and Practices

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Extension Handbook

Processes and Practices

By: Don Blackburn

This handbook, supported by the Canadian Society of Extension, covers a range of issues in the theory and delivery of extension education, from the theory of how adults learn to the latest in new technology. The chapters in the book were written by some of the world's leading figures in adult education.

ISBN 978-1-55077-052-0
Edition Second
Year 1994
Page Count 230

$ 29.95

Description

This handbook, supported by the Canadian Society of Extension, covers a range of issues in the theory and delivery of extension education, from the theory of how adults learn to the latest in new technology. The chapters in the book were written by some of the world's leading figures in adult education.

This book provides suitable readings for college and university-level courses in these areas. It also is indispensable to anyone involved in extension, continuing and adult education, community and rural development.

Table of Contents

  • Historical Roots, Donald J. Blackburn and Joan Flaherty
  • Transitions and Directions in Extension, Donald J. Blackburn and Joan Flaherty
  • Applying Learning Theory in Extension Work, William S. Griffith
  • Understanding and Applying Motivation Research, William S. Griffith
  • Pre-Adult Development and Programing, John M. Peters
  • Diffusion and Adoption: Basic Processes for Social Change, Wayne Lamble, and Don Seaman
  • Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Niels G. Räling
  • Marketing Programs, Sheila A. Brown
  • Community Leadership and Social Power Structures, Boyd Rossing, and Thelma Howard
  • The Program Planning Process, Laverne B. Forest and Harold R. Baker
  • Constructive Public Involvement, Thelma Howard, Harold R. Baker, and Laverne B. Forest
  • Participation and Community Action, Janice Jiggins and James Shute
  • Promoting Change Using Effective Teaching Techniques, Hazel Mitchell, Lynda Corby, and Doug Scotney
  • Using Communications Media, Raymond A. Woodis, Paul C. Hixson and James F. Evans
  • New Extension Technologies, Mark W. Waldron and G.A.B. Moore
  • Effective Personal Contacts, Jack Hagarty and Donald Evans
  • Program Evaluation, Laverne B. Forest, Robert E. Brack, and Gwenna M. Moss
  • Management and Supervision, Mark W. Waldron
  • Professionalism Managing Ourselves and Leading Others, Connie McKenna and Shirley Gerken