Extension Education

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Extension Education - EXED

3010 Internship in Cooperative Extension Service (6) Su only Open to selected students completing their junior year who are considering a career with the cooperative extension service. Seven-week period of study, observation, and practicum in a parish Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service office plus a 2-week period of classes in extension education. Registration with special permission only.

4010 Cooperative Extension Work (3) F History, objectives, organization, relationships, and teaching processes in cooperative extension.

4011 Communications in Extension Education (3) F Synthesis and application of concepts and principles of communication in the extension educational program.

4025 Principles of Adult Education (3) S Nature and importance of adult education; social and psychological factors affecting adult motivation and learning; techniques for providing adult learning experiences.

4026 Informal Education Programs for Youth (3) S Organization, leadership, and evaluation of informal youth education programs.

4039 Topics in International Development (3) May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. credit when topics vary. Issues related to international development; emphasis on extension and nonformal education programs in third world countries.

7024 Comparative Extension Education (3) S Prereq.: EXED 7222 or equivalent. Comparative analysis of systems of extension education on a world-wide basis.

7122 Program Development (3) F Concepts relating educational planning, planned change, and social change to development of effective extension education programs.

7222 Principles and Practices of Extension Education (3) S Prereq.: EXED 7122 or equivalent. Learning and teaching concepts applied in the execution of an extension educational program.

7622 Evaluation Methods (3) F,Su Concepts and principles of evaluation applied to programs in extension education.

7723 Leadership and Organization (3) S Application of relevant principles from leadership theory, group dynamics, social organization, and organizational administration to problems of organizing extension education programs.

7822 Advanced Extension Education (3) S Integration of relevant concepts, principles, and research findings in program development, leadership and organization, learning and teaching, and evaluation.

7824 Independent Study in Extension Education (3) May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. Independent study under the guidance of the graduate faculty.

7826 Seminar in Extension Education (1) F May be taken for a max. of 2 hrs. of credit. Pass-fail grading. Student-faculty exchange of ideas on research and issues.

8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.) "S"/"U" grading.

8900 Research Problems (1-6) Prereq.: EXED 7622 and a basic graduate-level statistics course. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Research problems in programming, teaching, leadership, organization, or evaluation of extension programs.

9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem.) "S"/"U" grading.

 

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