Textbook of Home Science Extension Education

by Santosh Ahlawat, Serene (Gote) Shekhar

ISBN: 9789383048489
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 7995.00
Biblio : xii+218p.,tabls., bib., 23 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Serene Shekhar is an Assistant Professor in Department of Extension and Communication Management, ASPEE College of Home Science and Nutrition, at Dantiwada Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar, Gujarat.<br/> <BR> Dr.Santosh Ahlawat is Professor and Head, Department of Extension and Communication Management, ASPEE College of Home Science and Nutrition at Dantiwada Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar, Gujarat.

About The Book

This is a textbook, written on the basis of new syllabus recommended by 4th Dean’s committee. This book is majorly for undergraduate and postgraduate students in extension education at Home Science College. It shall also serve as reference book for extension students of Agriculture, Veterinary, Forestry, Fisheries, Basic Science etc. in the Universities, College and Institutes. It shall also serve as handbook for Government Departments, Non- Government Organizations, Rural Banks and Cooperatives, Krishi Vigyan Kendras etc. and help them in extension works. This book describes various concepts and methods for extension of information and researches for rural development and solving problems of rural area. This book provides well documented text that describes the role of extension agents in raising the overall living standards of rural families by imparting knowledge and skill, offering technical advice, helping to identify problems and finding opportunities, disseminating information, supporting group formation and planning developmental programmes.

Table of Contents

Foreword v <BR> Preface vii <BR> Introduction to Home Science <BR> 1. History of Home Science 3 <BR> 2. Home Science Education: Misconcepts and Scopes 11 <BR> Home Science Extension and Rural Development <BR> 3. Introduction to Home Science Extension 25 <BR> 4. Role of Home Science in Rural Development 37 <BR> 5. Historical Development of Extension Education 40 <BR> 6. Community Development Programme and Panchayati Raj Institutions 46 <BR> 7. Women and Child Development Programmes 51 <BR> 8. Agriculture Development Programmes for Rural Families 62 <BR> 9. Role of ICAR, SAUs and NGOs in Rural Development 69 <BR> Instructional Technology <BR> 10. Concept of Teaching and Learning Process 75 <BR> 11. Classification of Extension Teaching Methods 80 <BR> 12. Extension Teaching Methods 88 <BR> 13. Various Extension Teaching Aids 97 <BR> Communication and Diffusion of Innovations <BR> 14. Communication and its Barriers 111 <BR> 15. Diffusion of Innovation 118 <BR> 16. Role of Communication Channels in Diffusion 126 <BR> 17. Factors Affecting Adoption 129 <BR> 18. Consequences of Adoption of Innovation 132 <BR> Programme Planning, Implementation and Evaluation <BR> 19. Basics of Programme Planning 139 <BR> 20. Principles of Programme Planning 151 <BR> 21. Steps in Programme Planning 158 <BR> 22. Rapport Building 164 <BR> 23. Constraints in Programme Implementation 168 <BR> 24. Monitoring and Evaluation of Extension Programme 171 <BR> 25. Training of Leaders 180 <BR> 26. Participatory Rural Appraisal:Concept and Techniques 189 <BR> 27. Concept of Five Year Plans and <BR> Rural Development 194 <BR> References 201 <BR> Sample Question Papers 205