Introduction to Extension Education (Theory)

Paper Code: 
HSC-105
Credits: 
3
Contact Hours: 
45.00
Max. Marks: 
100.00
Objective: 

This course will enable the students-

  • To understand basic concepts and principles behind extension education.    
  • To understand different ways of non formal education.
  • To make students understand in brief the basic concept of extension models.
     
6.00
Unit I: 
Meaning and Concept of Extension Education
  • Aims, objectives and history of extension education
  • Philosophies of extension education
  • Principles of extension education
     
12.00
Unit II: 
Extension Education Process
  • Process of extension education
  • Environment for learning
  • Role of the educator, role of people
  • Qualities of extension worker
  • Role of extension education in national development
     
8.00
Unit III: 
Extension Models:
  • Technology – Innovation – Transfer model
  • Social education model
  • Social action
  • Empowerment/participation model
     
6.00
Unit IV: 
Types of Education:
  • Formal
  • Non-formal and informal
  • Adult education
  • Importance and significance of adult and non-formal education
     
13.00
Unit V: 
Overview of the techniques used for Need Assessment
  • PRA Technique (Participatory Rural Approaches)
  • RRA Technique (Rapid Rural Appraisal)
  • PLA Technique (Participatory Learning and Action
Essential Readings: 
  1. Dahama O.P. (1998): Education and communication for Development, New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
  2. Pillai, K.S. (1993): ABC of  Non-formal Education, 17-B, Indraprasth Estate, New Delhi, Indian Adult Education Association.
     
References: 
  1. O.S. Rathore. Hand Book of Extension Education, Agrotech Publishing, 1999.
  2. Uttam Kumar Singh and A. K. Nayak. Extension Education, 1997, Commonwealth publishers in association with Dr. Zakir Hussain Institute of non-formal and continuing education.
  3. Hussain Institute for non-formal and continuing education.
  4. Kindervalter, Suzzane (1979): Non-formal Education an Empowering Process, Centre for International education, 285, Hills House South Amherst, Massachusetts 01003. USA, University of Massachusetts.
  5. Mistry S.P. Non-formal Education 1998 Radha Publications 437814B, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, New Delhi-110002.
  6. Rajani, R. Stirurr- Non-formal Education for Development APH publishing Corporation, 5, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, New elhi-110002.
  7. Reddy, R.S.- Adult and Non-formal Education 1999 Common Wealth    Publisher.
  8. Sharma, S.R. – Reflections on Continuing and Non Formal Education-1997 Pointer Publishers, SMS Highway. Jaipur.
  9. Singh Dev Raj- Infra Structure Planning for Non Formal Education –1995, Common Wealth Publishers.
  10. Singh, U.K., Sudarshan K N. Non-Formal and Continuing Education. 1996 Discovery Publishing House, 4831/24, Ansari oad, Darya Ganj, New Delhi – 110002.
  11. Srinivasan, Iyer (1997): Perspectives on Non-FormalAdult Learning 251, Park Avenue South, New York 10010, USA. World Education
     
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