Τhe course aims at the familiarization of students with the concepts, methodologies and practice of the diffusion of innovations (knowledge and know-how) in agriculture (Agricultural Extension).
By successfully completing the course students will be able to:
- Describe, distinguish and explain the fundamental concepts, theories/approaches and (communication) methodologies of Agricultural Extension.
- Select and justify the appropriate (communication) techniques and aides which under certain circumstances will secure the success of a given Agricultural Extension programme.
- Develop appropriate (short- and medium-term) objectives, the (work) plan and the evaluation of an Agricultural Extension programme.
- Cooperate with peers to collect appropriate materials so as to put together and present a piece of work related to the course contents/interests.