ERIC Number: ED078282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-May
Reference Count: 0
Some Principles and Procedures Useful in Planning County Extension Programs. A Research Summary of a Graduate Study.
Kapanigowda, Ankegowda; And Others
A study conducted for the purpose of identifying some generally accepted principles and procedures found to be most effective and useful in County Agricultural Extension program planning is presented. A total of 13 principles were identified, including: (1) Program planning should be based on conditions that exist; (2) Program planning should be based on people's interests and needs; (3) Program planning should be viewed as an educational process; (4) Establishing definite objectives is an essential part of the planning process; (5) Program planning is a continuous process; (6) Effective program planning procedure is consistent with that used in a representative democracy; (7) Effective program planning should include local participation; (8) Program planning should enlist the aid of local agencies; (9) The County Extension program should be planned by the local people and the county staff; (10) A county Extension program must be based on adequate written long- and short-term plans; (11) Program planning should be flexible to permit adjustment to changing conditions; (12) Effective program planning develops local volunteer lay leadership; and (13) Well-formulated program planning will include and involve definite procedures for evaluation. Recommendations are made for further research. (Author/CK)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Agricultural Extension Service.
Note: Extension Study No. 44; S.C. 844