ERIC Number: ED359328
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
New Focuses on European Extension Education: The Issues. Proceedings of the European Seminar on Extension Education (10th, Vila Real, Portugal, September 1-9, 1991).
Koehnen, Timothy, Ed.; Cristovao, Artur, Ed.
This proceedings report is organized into four sections dealing respectively with: (1) global issues facing extension education; (2) extension strategies and methods; (3) extension planning and evaluation; and (4) training and curriculum development. The following papers are included: "Extension Science: To Broaden the Scope" (van Woerkum); "Agricultural Extension: Trends and Perspectives" (Siardos); "Knowledge of Agriculture" (Nitsch); "The Agricultural Knowledge Transformation Cycle" (Blum); "New Challenges for Extensionists: Targeting Complex Problems and Issues" (Dunn); "Ideal Types of Extension System: A Theoretical Framework for the Qualitative Analysis of Extension Organizations" (Sanchez de Puerta T.); "New Initiatives of Agricultural Extension Education in Central Europe as Exemplified by Poland" (Kuzma); "Low Farm Incomes in Ireland and Their Implications for Extension" (Phelan, Markey); "Extension Activities and Rural Development in Slovenia" (Suncic); "Organizational Properties: Manifestations of Different Models of Extension Work" (Hassanullah); "Agricultural Development and Modes of Professionalization of Extension Work: Some Reflections about the French Case" (Lemery); "The 'Reaching Problem' in Extension Education: A Dialogue Approach" (Heymann); "Farmers' Study Groups in the Netherlands" (Proost); "Technology Transfer in Small Scale Dryland Crop Production: Future Challenges" (Bembridge); "Extension and the Picture: Conclusions from a Semiotic Theory of Picture Communication" (Hoffmann); "Extension Alternatives to TOT and the Agricultural Knowledge Perspective: Reflections after the Bad Ball Workshop" (Salas, Tillmann); "Extension in Support of Agricultural Trade Implications for Europe 1992" (Youmans); "Strategic Planning for Extension Systems" (Ludwig); "Developing, Conducting, and Evaluating a Training Program for Professional Extension Educators at the American Farm School, Thessaloniki, Greece" (Crunkilton); "Farmers' Training in Portugal: A Contribution to Its Evaluation" (Cristovao, Figueira); "Rural Extension in Algarve, Southern Portugal: An Evaluation Case Study" (Figueira, Ferreira, Cristovao); "Technology Transfer System in Turkey: Two Case Studies" (Ozkaya); "Programme Planning and Continuing Education for Farmers" (Nielsen, Hog, Bouet); "National Portuguese Survey: What Educational Competencies Are Rated Necessary for Extensionist by Directors of Agrarian Zones?" (Koehnen, Portela); "Relevancy of U.K. Graduate Education to Malawian Agricultural Professionals' Careers in Agricultural Development" (Trail); and "Designing and Implementing a Portuguese Master's Degree Program: A Luso-American Connection" (Koehnen, Cristovao). (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Case Studies, Continuing Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, Extension Agents, Extension Education, Farmers, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Models, Postsecondary Education, Professional Training, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Rural Development, Rural Extension, Teaching Methods, Technology Transfer
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro Univ., Vila Real (Portugal).