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Rogers, Everett M. – 1972
The role of mass media and interpersonal communication in development in Latin America, Africa, and Asia is reviewed. Then, research and development program experience is synthesized to show (1) that the mass media at present play a major role in creating a "climate for modernization" among villagers, but are less important in diffusing…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Change Agents, Communication Problems, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Rogers, Everett M. – 1968
Supplementing an earlier work, this bibliography lists all new publications on diffusion of innovations (75 new nonempirical and 184 coded empirical studies) added to the Diffusion Documents Center, Michigan State University, from July 1967 to September 1968. Psychology, anthropology, agricultural economics, general economics, communication,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Anthropology, Bibliographies, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Rogers, Everett M. – American Behavioral Scientist, 1971
Drawing on examples and evidence from social science research on the diffusion of ideas, social movements, and several other related fields, nine propositions dealing with the interrelationships between social structure and social change are explored. (Author/MB)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Diffusion, Innovation, Interaction Process Analysis
Rogers, Everett M.; And Others – 1975
Using four IMPACT innovations as examples (EXPER SIM, Guided Design, TIPS, and Student-to-Student Counseling), this study attempts to define the nature of technological and social changes in university teaching. Data were gathered in three phases: (1) a questionnaire was mailed to individuals who requested information; (2) the adopters of…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Change Agents, College Curriculum, College Faculty
Rogers, Everett M.; And others – 1969
A study was conducted to determine the diffusion of educational innovations to urban and rural government secondary schools of Thailand and to teachers within these schools. Data were acquired by selecting 38 schools at random and having 629 teachers, 38 principals, and 66 changwad (provincial) education officers complete questionnaires. Some of…
Descriptors: Diffusion, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Information Dissemination
Rogers, Everett M.; And Others – 1973
The nature and timing of decisions regarding the diffusion of new instructional materials and practices are critical to the ultimate utility achieved by a curriculum project. This publication is a collection of five conference papers which deal with various aspects of diffusion of innovative materials and ideas. Everett M. Rogers discusses two…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Change Agents, Curriculum Development, Diffusion
JAIN, NEMI C.; ROGERS, EVERETT M. – 1968
IN SPITE OF THE VOLUME OF RESEARCH ATTENTION DEVOTED TO THE DIFFUSION OF INNOVATIONS, RELATIVELY LITTLE EMPHASIS HAS BEEN PLACED UPON DIFFUSION WITHIN ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES. METHODOLOGICALLY, RELATIONAL ANALYSIS IN WHICH THE UNIT OF ANALYSIS IS A TWO-PERSON INTERACTING PAIR, A MULTIPLE PERSON COMMUNICATION CHAIN, OR CLIQUES OR SUBSYSTEMS IS…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Diffusion, Educational Innovation, Information Dissemination
Agarwala-Rogers, Rekha; Rogers, Everett M. – 1976
Since 1970, 90 adopters in 67 universities have used EXPER SIM for teaching research design and strategy to college students through computer simulation. An analysis of EXPER SIM as an innovation revealed that implementation of the program was not necessarily retarded by its computer dependence. Administrative support seemed to be important in the…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), College Faculty, College Students, Computer Assisted Instruction
Rogers, Everett M.; Shoemaker, F. Floyd – 1971
How do innovations (defined as idea, products, and practices perceived as new by an individual) diffuse to members of a social system? The authors answer this and other questions about the character of innovators, the rate of adoption of ideas, and the decision-making process in 103 generalizations about diffusion of innovation. These propositions…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Change Agents