ERIC Number: ED106017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Progress Report, January 1, 1974-December 31, 1974. [Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State University.]
Southern Rural Development Center, State College, MS.
The Southern Rural Development Center's (SRDC) first annual report documents its organizational structure and provides a point by point summary of accomplishments relative to the following goals: (1) Develop, plan, and inventory existing rural development research knowledge; (2) Inventory rural development research needs and priorities; (3) Develop a plan to inventory existing extension rural development educational programs; (4) Compile a list of extension and research personnel with rural development responsibilities; (5) Design instrument for training needs survey for professional research and extension workers; (6) Plan orientation visit schedule to campuses of participating institutions; (7) Develop plan for appointing "Career Associates"; (8) Plan 1 or more workshops for scientists and educators on economic improvement in rural areas; (9) Develop procedures and areas for appointment of regional functional networks; (10) Appoint 1 or more functional networks to study relevant research, plan information sheets, and/or workshops; (11) Plan, implement, and complete annual evaluations of SRDC program work. Among those accomplishments cited are: publication of an annotated research inventory and an inventory of research needs and priorities; development of a plan to inventory existing extension programs; and compilation of a rural development personnel list. (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Rural Development Center, State College, MS.