One of the primary goals of this handbook is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of agricultural extension. This includes an overview of extension methods, tools, and techniques and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of extension agents/researchers and the communities they serve.
This book includes a series of twelve practical aimed at equipping students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work effectively in rural development. Each practical is designed to provide hands-on experience and facilitate active learning.
The following is a list of the practical: 1. Group Discussion Exercises 2. Handling and Preparation of Audio-Visual Aids 3. Preparation of extension literature 4. Presentation skills exercise 5. Micro-teaching exercise 6. Understanding the problems encountered by the villagers/ farmers 7. Organization and functioning of DRDA and various development departments at the district level 8. NGOs for learning from their experience in rural development 9. Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) techniques with their application in village development 10. Community radio, and television studio for understanding the process of programme production 11. Script writing, print and electronic media 12. Developing script for radio, television
1. To Perform Group Discussion Exercises,,2. To Study the Handling and Preparation of Audio-Visual Aids, 3. To Study Preparation of Extension Literature, 4. To Study About Presentation Skills Exercise, 5 To Study Micro Teaching Exercise, 6. To Visit the Village for Understanding the Problems Encountered by Villagers or Farmers, 7. To Study Organization and Functioning of District Rural Development Agency and Various Development Department at District Level, 8. To Visit NGOs to Learn from Their Experience in Rural Development, 9. To Study Participatory Rural Appraisal echniques with Their Application in Village Development, 10.To Visit the Community Radio Television Studio for Understanding the Process of Programme Production, 11.To Study Script Writing in Print and Electronic Media,12.To Study the Script Development for Radio and Television