Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102065091998The Principles and Programming in Agricultural ExtensionElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course, students will understand the basic principles and will be able to prepare an agricultural extension program.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Tayfun Özkaya
Learning Outcomes
1To determine the priorities of problems and hopes of a local rural community
2Understand the differences of technology transfer model and participatory extension model
3To implement successfully the project planning matrix in extension programs
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The history of agricultural extension , technology transfer model, participatory extension and research model, the the foundation of behavior and motivation; Agricultural extension in the programming process, traditional techniques and the use of participatory approaches and techniques, the determination of problems and hopes, problem tree, project planning matrix
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The history of agricultural extensionAcquaintance
2Technology transfer model, participatory extension and research modelReading-Literature review
3The foundations of behavior and motivationReading-Literature review
4The programming process in agricultural extension Source scan reading, homework
5The application of traditional techniquesSource scan reading, homework
6The application of participatory approaches and techniquesSource scan reading, homework
7The application of participatory approaches and techniquesSource scan reading, homework
8The application of participatory approaches and techniquesReading-Literature review
9Midterms
10Identification of problems and hopesSource scan reading, homework
11Problem treeSource scan reading, homework
12Problem treeSource scan reading, homework
13Project planning matrixSource scan reading, homework
14The presentation of home worksSource scan reading, homework
15Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Text Book: Özkaya, Tayfun, 1996, Agricultural Extension and Communication, Ege University Faculty of Agriculture publications, textbooks, ISBN: 975-483-314-1, İzmir. Other Textbooks: 1.Özkaya, Tayfun; Karaturhan, Buket ve Murat Boyacı, 1998, Kırsal Kalkınmada Çiftçi Katılımının Önemi Üzerine Bir Araştırma: Halilbeyli Köyü Örneği, Türkiye Ziraat Odaları Birliği yayını. (www.karasaban.net) 2. Özkaya, Tayfun , Buket Karaturhan ve Murat Boyacı (2003) Katılımcı Kırsal Değerlendirme Yaklaşımı- Menemen Projesi Uygulaması, Türkiye Ziraat Odaları Birliği, ISBN:975-8629-25-5, yay. No: 239, Ankara. 3.. Rolling, Niels, Extension Science 4. Archer, Davit ve Sara Cottingham, 1996, Regenerated Freirean Literacy Thorough Empowering Community Techniquues, Actionaid, London. 5. Chambers, R., (1992), Rural Appraisal: Rapit, Relaxed and Participatory, IDS, Discussion Papers: 311, University of Sussex: IDS. 6. Freire, P., (1968) Pedagogy of the Oppressed, New York: The Seabury Press. (Türkçesi: Freire, P. (1991) Ezilenlerin Pedagojisi, Ayrıntı Yayınları) 7. Freire, P. , (1982) Education for Critical Consciousness, New York: Continuum Books. 8. Özkaya, T., (2000) Fidancılık Teknolojilerinde Durum ve Önceliklerin Saptanması, Araştırması ve Eğitiminde Katılımcı Öğrenim ve Eylem Projesi, Türkiye Ziraat Odaları Birliği, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Project Presentation41040
Self Study14798
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)225
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1 4 4 35344 443
LO2   5  545  544
LO33553  4 43 434
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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