Information Package / Course Catalogue
Agricultural Extension and Communication
Course Code: BTS210
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Students must have to complete their internship within the required time and properties. The required rules are describes at the Adnan Menderes University, Sultanhisar Vocational School, Student Internship Instructions.
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

Students are, firstly, identify production problems of farmers, and farmers provide alternative solutions to provide the level of behavior change in direction is to provide knowledge and information. In this context, the release characteristics of education, agricultural extension program planning process, communication process, extension methods, the process of adopting and spreading knowledge of the labor force.

Course Content

Content and objectives of agricultural extension. The basic principles of agricultural extension work stages. Preparation of business plans and make agricultural extension program. Role in development of rural agricultural extension. Environmental factors affecting the development of agricultural extension. Characteristics of innovations, diffusion and adoption. Human relations in agricultural extension. Agricultural extension tools and methods, individual and group methods. Evaluation of agricultural extension

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Berna GÜNDEN
Learning Outcomes
1.Agricultural extension work and insight at the heart of human characteristics
2.With the other branches of agriculture for rural development, agricultural extension, establish a relationship between
3.Agricultural extension program to prepare
4.Preparation of business plans in order to make agricultural extension work.
5.By understanding the communication process to communicate successfully
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Teaching staff Lecture Notes
2.Agricultural Extension and Communication (Prof. Dr.Tayfun ÖZKAYA)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and objectives of agricultural extension
Week 2 - Theoretical
History and development of agricultural extension
Week 3 - Theoretical
Issues of agricultural extension work
Week 4 - Theoretical
The basic principles of agricultural extension, agricultural extension work stages
Week 5 - Theoretical
Preparation of Agricultural Extension programs and business plans
Week 6 - Theoretical
Role in development of agricultural extension in rural
Week 7 - Theoretical
Environmental factors affecting the development of agricultural extension
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Characteristics of innovations, spread and adoption of innovations
Week 10 - Theoretical
Basic Elements of Communication, Perception, Motivation
Week 11 - Theoretical
Human relations in agricultural extension
Week 12 - Theoretical
Agricultural extension tools and methods (individual publishing tools and methods)
Week 13 - Theoretical
Agricultural extension tools and methods (Group publishing tools and methods)
Week 14 - Theoretical
Agricultural extension tools and methods (mass publishing tools and methods)
Week 15 - Theoretical
Review of agricultural extension
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Examination
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination112113
Final Examination125126
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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