ERIC Number: ED066646
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Oct
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Self Study Report: Department of Agricultural Information, North Carolina State University.
North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Dept. of Agricultural Information.
The purpose of North Carolina State University's Department of Agricultural Information is to reach people with information that will help them in their everyday lives. Major areas of concern are production and marketing, family living, 4-H and youth, community resource development, and natural resources. This report discusses the Department makeup currently and suggests those adjustments that will be necessary if the Department is to be successful in the next decade. Included in the introduction to this report are discussions of the Department's mission, role, and space and equipment needs. Under resident instruction the following topics are discussed: technical writing option, speech-communication curriculum, seminar, sociology and anthropology, two new scholarships, agricultural communications minor, service to the teaching faculty, and personnel needs. Research covers four areas: basic, applied, and graduate research, and personnel needs. Under Extension, the following are discussed: public mass media, publications and newsletters, communication hardware, reaching new audiences, internal communication, and training and personnel needs. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Dept. of Agricultural Information.