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The Perspectives of Agricultural Extension aims at providing Agricultural Information and Communication Management (AICM) students with an understanding of the perspectives of agricultural extension. Specifically, the module aims to:

  • Enable student understanding of agricultural extension perspectives in the current changing scenario of agriculture

  • Enhance students’ understanding of Information and Communication Technology and Management within the existing agricultural extension system and the changes that need to be considered

  • Produce graduates who understand the importance of agricultural information communication management and are self-sufficient in applying it in their agricultural extension practice

  • Produce graduates who will strengthen the capacity of the extension system in the area of Information and Communication Management (ICM)so as to provide services in technology diffusion and uptake

 

The course module is divided into thirteen topics in total.

  • Each topic in the module consists of an introduction, objectives, outcomes and summary. 

  • Assessment activities in the form of assignments, field work, cases studies and reflections are also found under all the topics except topic five. These activities will help you in your attempt to learn, critically analyse and understand the contents of the topics.

  • Each topic in the module consists of an introduction, objectives, outcomes and summary.  Assessment activities in the form of assignments, field work, cases studies and reflections are also found under all the topics except topic five. These activities will help you in your attempt to learn, critically analyse and understand the contents of the topics.

Creators: 
Belay Kassa (Professor) and Daniel Temesgen (PhD)
Year: 
2011
Type: 
Courseware
Section: 
OER courseware