ERIC Number: ED039422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
A Study of the Georgia District Agents and State 4-H Staff's Role Expectations for Extension Agents and Volunteer 4-H Leaders.
A study was made to delineate the tasks which constitute the role expectations of the extension agent, the volunteer 4-H leader, and those of cooperative responsibility in relation to the 4-H program as perceived by the Georgia District agents and the State 4-H staff. A secondary purpose was to determine the degree of consensus among the Georgia District agents and the State 4-H staff relative to the tasks which should constitute the role expectations for the extension agent, the volunteer 4-H leader, and those of cooperative responsibility in relation to the 4-H program. A questionnaire was used to gather information; and statistical techniques, for analyzing the data. The study revealed that the Q sort technique is useful for defining role expectation; that role expectation can be studied, analyzed, and described in terms of tasks. Appropriate tasks for the District agents and State 4-H staff assumed an inverse relationship for extension agents and volunteer 4-H leaders. Tasks delineated for extension agents consisted of planning and evaluation, those for volunteer 4-H leaders of execution tasks. (PT)
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Extension Agents, Investigations, Q Methodology, Questionnaires, Role Perception, Rural Extension, Statistical Analysis, Task Analysis, Volunteers, Youth Clubs, Youth Leaders
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Dept. of Adult Education.
Identifiers: North Carolina; 4 H Clubs
Note: Ed. D. Thesis