ERIC Number: ED092740
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Nov
Coastal Fishermen of Louisiana: Their Characteristics, Attitudes, Practices and Responsiveness to Change.
Pesson, L. L.
The study was designed as a means of becoming more knowledgeable about potential audiences so that a more effective extension education program could be developed for the Sea Grant program. The major objective was to identify problems and opportunities for an organization with the capability of delivering effective extension education programs to appropriate audiences through the Sea Grant program. Secondary objectives included the following: (1) To characterize these audiences precisely as to: Personal characteristics--age, education, beliefs, values, attitudes, etc.; sources of information utilized in their operations; and leadership and participation patterns that existed among the various groups and localities; (2) To identify felt needs and problems among the potential audiences; and (3) To determine the basic practices utilized in their operations. (NTIS)
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Extension Education, Individual Characteristics, Participant Characteristics, Seafarers, Surveys
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (COM-74-10186, MF $1.45, HC $3.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Sea Grant Program.
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge. Center for Wetland Resources.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana