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National Open University Exam Past Question – AEM 405 MAY/JUNE 2012 EXAMINATION

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA AEM 405: EXTENSION TRAINING AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MAY/JUNE 2012 EXAMINATION

 

B.Sc AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND MANAGEMENT.

AEM 405:EXTENSION TRAINING AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

 

INSRUCTIONS:

Answer Five (5) questions only. All questions carry equal marks

TIME ALLOWED 3.00hr

 

1b. Briefly state the philosophy of agricultural extension (5Marks)

1b. Write short notes on the following.

 

(a) Group objectives.

(b) Individual objectives.

(c)  Differentiate between goal and objective. (5Marks each)

 

 

2a. Enumerate the basic principles of Extension Education. (5Marks)

 

2b. Discuss fully any 3 of the principles enumerated in 2a above. (15Marks)

 

3a. Discuss the relevance of agriculture to the Nigerian economy. (10Marks)

 

3b. Describe in details the functions of extension education. (10 Marks)

 

4a. Differentiate between pre-service training and in-service training. (10 Marks)

 

4b. Briefly highlight the important principles for successful extension training. (10Marks)

 

5a. Discuss the possible reasons for the failure of the Nigerian training programmes to achieve its envisaged objectives. (10Marks)

 

5b. With the aid of a diagramme explain the necessary steps involve in a training cycle. (10 Marks)

 

6a. Discuss two of the methods used in identifying the training needs of an Agricultural Extension Agent. (10Marks)

 

6b. Discuss the relevant criteria used in evaluating a training programme. (10Maks)

 

7a. Discuss the concept of Extension Evaluation. (10Marks)

 

7b. Discuss fully the benefits of 7a above. (10 Marks)

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