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ERIC Number: EJ886452
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-1302-6488
WBL to Promote Lifelong Learning among Farmers from Developing Countries: Key Strategies
Misra, Pradeep Kumar
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, v11 n1 p49-56 Jan 2010
In times of liberalization, privatization and globalization (LPG), countries are looking to establish effective systems of lifelong learning to prepare farmers for changing agricultural sector. But offering lifelong learning to farmers in developing countries) is a vital challenge as majority of them are residing in remote and rural areas and have low educational qualification and lower socio-economic status. Web Based Learning (WBL) can support us in this cause because world over it is increasingly recognized as a viable and learner-friendly approach. In this background, the present paper attempts to discuss about need and challenges of lifelong learning for farmers and proposes key strategies for providing Web based lifelong learning to farmers of developing countries.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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