ERIC Number: ED028311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Training of Extension Personnel in Pakistan and the United States of America. Special Problems Report.
Khan, Ghulam Subhani
The study explored how extension personnel in Pakistan and the United States are selected and trained. Criteria for selection training curricula, areas of specialization, entry into professional practice, conducting of extension work, and extent of inservice training given to overcome problems and difficulties, were studied. Suggestions for improvement of training in Pakistan are made where applicable. A brief description of the geography, village people, and problems is provided. A need for improvement was identified for such areas as practical training of agents, youth work training, research, counseling services, provision of graduate work, cooperation between extension training institutions and field departments, and training in extension education methods and human relations. (pt)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Colleges, Counseling Services, Curriculum, Extension Agents, Graduate Study, Human Relations, Inservice Education, Masters Theses, Personnel Selection, Problem Solving, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Education, Research Skills, Rural Extension, Specialization, State Agencies, Youth Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Univ., Pullman.
Note: Master of Extension Thesis.