ERIC Number: EJ631896
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Public Issues Education: Exploring Extension's Role.
Patton, David B.; Blaine, Thomas W.
Journal of Extension, v39 n4 Aug 2001
Provides a conceptual framework that identifies three types of public issues and potential roles for public officials, the general public, and Extension professionals in dealing with them. Concludes with some specific advice for Extension educators involved with programming that addresses controversial topics when serving as content or process experts. (SK)
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Extension Education, Government Role, Public Affairs Education, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A