Agricultural Extension

Duration Time 13 weeks
Certificate yes
Lessons 0
Course features
Compulsory Course
Credits : 5
RE&D Department
Lecture Hours : 5
Lab Hours : 0
Autumn Semester
His research interests revolve around sustainable rural development focusing on topics such as agricultural extension (interactive innovation & communication), training & education, project design and evaluation, with emphasis on systemic and participatory approaches.
Course Content

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.

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