Development and implementation of educational programs in agriculture in developing countries
Pre-requisite: INTAG 100 or INTAG 481
Primary Course Essential Question:
What role does education in agriculture have in developing countries?
To develop the global competency of future change agents so that they, in turn, can guide future learners to gain knowledge, develop skills, and acquire dispositions for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world.
This course will be organized around five themes:
Education as Innovation
How are notions of education diffused throughout the globe? How does education contribute to agriculture development? What innovative solution are there for agriculture education in developing countries? Should educational programming in developing countries be modeled after what takes place in the developed world?
Access to Education and Employment
Program Planning and Evaluation
This section of the class will entail a brief look into how to plan formal and non-formal agricultural education programs. The class will design a project to meet a specific need in another country, and then receive feedback after the program is conducted.Types of Agriculture Education
Types of Agriculture Education
In this section of the course we will explore common types of formal and non-formal education taking place in developing countries. Guest speakers will be utilized for their first-hand experience with specific program