COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Extension and Communication TEP   365 5 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Dilek BOSTAN BUDAK
Instructors
Prof. Dr.DİLEK BOSTAN BUDAK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To gain students skills in determination of primary necessities of individuals living in rural areas, preparation of programs in accordance with these necessities, and transmission of this new information and techniques through appropriate methods.
Content
The history of agricultural extension; definition, and philosophy; agricultural extension/consulting approaches and systems; goal-oriented program planning; adult education; determination of necessities ; moderation; individual methods; Group methods;mass publication methods

Learning Outcomes
1) is able to determine the necessities of individuals living in rural areas and organizing appropriate programs according to these necessities.
2) is able to transfer new techniques and information within the scope of adult education (individual, group and mass) using different methods.
3) is able to work with the groups having different nature.
4) knows different agricultural extension methods and concultancy approaches carried out in the world and in Turkey, and can put them into practice
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
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To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
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Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
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To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
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Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
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Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
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Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
10
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
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11
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
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12
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
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Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
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14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The definition and information about the content of the course The philosophy of agricultural extension Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
2 Characteristics of rural area and individuals living in rural area Agricultural extension systems Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
3 Characteristics of rural area and individuals living in rural area Agricultural extension systems (continued) Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
4 Agricultural extension approaches World and EU countries, agricultural extension Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
5 Agricultural extension approaches World and EU countries, agricultural extension (continued) Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
6 Goal-oriented program planning Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
7 Adult education Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
8 The methods used in the determination of necessities Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
9 Midterm Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
10 The adoption and dissemination of innovations Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
11 Moderation (working with groups) Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
12 Individual extension methods Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
13 Individual extension methods (continued) Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
14 Group extension methods Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
15 Group extension methods (continued) Lecture notes and recommended resources for the relevant sections
16-17 Final Exam All lecture notes and resources

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources