This book offers core ideas on basic agricultural extension programme planning, monitoring and evaluation that will be useful for academicians in a class-room setting, as well as for researchers in rural and agricultural extension to understand development in practice. These ideas are highly related to the success or failure of extension programmes in field situations. This work helps a student of rural and agricultural extension be acquainted with ideas and techniques of agricultural Programme development. Understanding the concepts, principles and related intricacies of agricultural extension enable a practitioner to plan extension programme, similarly a researcher to plan his/her studies on the impact of extension at different levels. Thus, this book aims at benefiting an array of audience including practitioners, students, teachers and researchers in rural and agricultural extension.
Program planning plays pivotal role in preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all the rural and agriculture developmental programmes and is found operational at all the levels of hierarchy. It helps the extension agencies to deliver the products, services and technical know-how more effectively and efficiently to the client system. The book reflects different aspects of planning, monitoring and evaluation of extension programmes with pertinent process and guiding principles which are now mainstreamed throughout the cycle of planning, monitoring and evaluation.
Women in agriculture programme is a gender sensitive and communication intervention programme designed by the federal government of nigeria to assist women farmers have access to agricultural extension services.The programme was disigned because there was an apparent consesus that women farmers were marginalized compared to thier male counterparts. It was believed that development efforts were skewed in favour of the male farmers. The priogramme was therefore established to act as gendder stablizer. It is being implemented as a component of agricultyural development programme (adp). This work assessed the impact of the programme on women farmers.
Programme management is the coordinated organisation and implementation of a portfolio of projects and activities that help your business achieve its strategic objectives. Good programme management is the key to managing transformational change and, in today’s business environment, the organisations that can transform themselves are more likely to succeed. Managing Successful Programmes For Dummies is your plain-English guide to implementing and using the proven MSP method. It provides a structured framework that helps you coordinate your projects and achieve your goals. The book takes you through every step of programme management and inside you’ll find: What’s involved in a programme – and how it differs from a project! An overview of the structure of MSP Full explanations of MSP principles, governance themes and transformational flow Planning and making a business case for your programme The key roles and responsibilities in programme management The lifecycle of a programme – from conception to delivery Quality and risk management in your programme Working with stakeholders All about the MSP Qualifications
ABOUT THE BOOK The book is specially designed for UG and PG students of Agriculture keeping in mind the need of extension at farm level. Contents covered in this Textbook intends to expose students to various agricultural and rural development programmes and also evolutionary aspects that extension took to stand as a discipline in the prevailing agricultural scenario. The scope of the book is divided into four major areas. The first area deals with basic concepts of extension and education, terminologies in extension, changing scenario of agricultural extension and future challenges for extension. The second area deals with first-line extension system, early extension efforts, community development programmes, agricultural development programmes, panchayat raj systems and social justice and poverty alleviation programme. The third area deals with gender analysis and issues, women in agriculture, women development programmes and Mahalir Thittam implemented in Tamil Nadu state of India. The fourth area deals with changing focus in agricultural extension, latest concepts and approaches in extension.
The study was an evaluative survey aimed at investigating the effectiveness of the process of the implementation of the In-In-Out Programme of teacher education in Ghana. The study gave background information on teacher education in Ghana and provided some perspectives on the professional training of teachers. The nature and objectives of the In-In-Out Programme of Teacher Education in Ghana and models of programme evaluation were also reviewed. From this review, the curricular and pedagogical requirements implied in the policy document guiding the implementation of the In-In-Out Programme and the recommendations by the designers of the programme served as the criteria for evaluating the process of implementation.
This book focuses upon developing a computer assisted instructional programme and finding its effectiveness. 197 frames with all the grammar of programmed instruction have been constructed. The validity of the programme has been found out. After this, the programme has put in the form of computer assisted instruction. The programme has been built using ‘Visual Basic version 6’. The medium of instruction for the sample is Tamil. So, the programme was also set in the language ‘Tamil’. Since many students may not know Tamil type writing, the full programme itself is ‘Mouse Driven’. Pleasant colors were used in the programme so that the students may easily browse through it. Since computer assisted instruction was written in linear programming, programme has an inbuilt assessment for the sample. After experimentation, the computer assisted instructional programme has found to be valid.
The level of unemployment has increased in Saudi Arabia due to the lack of necessary skills within the Saudi youth and high population growth. Training is the most important factor in a successful human resource development since it can lead to the modification of behaviour, as well as the gain of skills. One of the most successful Saudi training programmes is “Bab Rizq Jameel Programme”. Therefore, BRJ programme has been selected as a case study to explore the ‘Key Elements’ of its success. After analysing the secondary qualitative data that was collected, the key elements of the BRJ programme were extracted. This research can serve as a base for planning future development training programmes in Saudi Arabia. Additionally, this study partially demonstrated that training programmes are the best solution to reduce unemployment for the time being.
This book contains notes for students undertaking certificate course in project planning and management offered by Universities and other tertiary colleges.It aims at giving the students who aspire to be project managers after the completion of this course a hands-on skill on the management of successful projects.The notes cover,an introductory part that covers the following areas:Fundamentals of project management that touches on project life cycle,project appraisal both Numeric and Non-Numeric and Networking techniques such as critical path method and programme evaluation and review techniques.The book also deals with monitoring and evaluation, project procurement process showing the importance of outsourcing and partnership and project contract management, project planning and control touching on idea generation and prioritization,models and approaches to planning; risk management and effective communication in projects.
Revision with unchanged content. The study offers a framework for placing value on succession planning and management in a business organization and investigates the unique features of succession planning and management in foreign-owned companies in the U.S. Four major themes emerged from the research. The companies considered their succession planning and management as corporate key strategies and established multiple objectives. Although, the level of sophistication of succession planning and management varies, implementation of a succession planning and management program follows four phases: initial, assessment, development and evaluation. Identification of measuring items for a succession planning and management program resulted in two categories: measurement of succession planning and management in process and measurement of its outcomes. The implication of the study suggests possibilities for several models and approaches, including expanding succession planning and management vertically by implementing technical succession planning, applying balanced scorecard approach in evaluating succession planning and management, and use of a contingency matrix in global succession planning and management. The book is addressed to professionals and practitioners of HR and who are interested in measuring the value of succession planning and management.
The current B.Ed. programme in Jharkhand seems to be deviated from the reality of school life largely due to inadequacy in practical and field work experience aspect of the programme, paucacity of time period for operation of different aspects of the curriculum, conventional transactional approaches and quantitative evaluation process being practiced as well as lack of link between theory and practice in the programme. This book reveals that the secondary teacher education programme in Jharkhand is more or less a knowledge transmission model inefficient to foster prospective teachers as a facilitator of pupil’s learning in varied socio-cultural context. It may serve as a useful reference for teacher- educators, MHRD and head of governmental and non-governmental organisations dealing with teacher education to evolve a quality teacher education programme capable of meeting the emerging challenges of secondary education in Jharkhand.
Aggregate planning is an important method in supply chain management to increase competition and customer services in the market. Supply chain management information systems are the information systems between companies that employ information and communication technology to arrange information inside and among the participator of a supply chain such as clients, sellers, providers, and distributors. The goal of this research is to designing and developing an information system, for implementing aggregate planning methodology; to make decision about production, outsourcing, inventory, and backlogs in supply chain. This research presents a method for implementing aggregate planning throughout information system which contributed to reduction in costs. The model can combine optimal baseline inventory level, production planning, and distribution planning together in an aggregate planning in order to overcome the shortcomings and constraints of the classical linear programming model.
Agricultural extension system is the central mechanism in the agricultural development process, both in terms of technology transfer and resource development. The development of agriculture is mostly depending upon agricultural extension system. Looking to the prevailing extension system, it is felt that there is a wide gap exist between available agricultural technology and its adoption on farmers field. Perception can be defined as a process by which individual organize and interpret their sensory impressions in order to give meaning to other environment. Therefore, At present various extension education programme are being implemented by State and Central Government, non-Government Organization and State Agricultural Universities and Private agencies. The success or failure of the extension system depend upon how far its clients perceived the same. The perception plays an important role for success or failure of extension system. In this investigation an attempt is made to know the perception of respondents about usefulness of extension system. This Book is specially provide in formation about the farmers and govt. Gujarat programmed and its effectiveness.
This study explores the opinion of two year B.Ed programme. According to NCTE’s new regulation one year B.Ed programme is changed to two year B.Ed programme. Investigators were interested to know the opinion of students and faculty regarding two year B.Ed programme. Investigators selected one the university in Baroda and conducted the research on opinion of students & faculty about two year B.Ed programme. The data was collected using questionnaire prepared by the investigators which was modified by the experts in English for proper communication and experts in Education for proper structure. The data was analysed by proper statistical technique. Investigators used percentage to analyze the data. It was found that some students and teachers gave positive and negative response regarding two year B.Ed programme. Students gave more negative response because in two year B.Ed programme one more year was increased. But they also had opinion that in two year B.Ed programme they will have enough time for theory, practice teaching and internship. This will enhance their confidence as they will get more exposure in school environment. Students opined that they will become professional.
The book economics of plantain production in central Niger delta provides socio-economic information on plantain production that will be of immense guide to students of agriculture, practicing farmers, lecturers, researchers in teaching and learning as well as government in policy formulation and programme planning for agricultural development and plantain production in particular. It contains findings generated from field research.