Adult, Continuing and Extension Education

by Hema Sarat Chandra .NGajanand Palve
₹ 300
ISBN Number : 978 - 1- 73032 - 399 - 7

Hema Sarat Chandra .N

Hema Sarat Chandra. N has graduated in B.Sc. Agriculture from Agricultural college- Naira of ANGRAU- Guntur, Andhra Pradesh in 2011.


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Gajanand Palve

Gajanand Palve has graduated in B.Sc. Agriculture from Agricultural college- Jagitial of ANGRAU in 2014.


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Book Overview

1.1 Education concept, definition, Typology, importance 1.1.1 Education concept and definition Education usually assumed as a process of learning within formally structured social institutions, which are organized for this purpose eg: schools (Prasad et, al., 2014). Education is defined as the process of bringing desirable changes into the behavior of human beings and it can also be defined as the process of imparting or acquiring knowledge and habits through instruction and study (Dahama & Bhatnagar, 2008). 1.1.2 Types of Education: Human beings mainly educated by three methods; they may be classified as follows 1. Informal education: It is a lifelong educational process by which every individual acquires, accumulates knowledge, skills, attitudes, and insights, from daily experiences and exposure to environment at home, at play etc. Eg: New born baby, as she grows up, learns how to recognize her parents and how to eat. *Incidental Education: is learning that takes place without any intent to learn. Incidental learning is also referred to as random learning; the latter term is used by UNESCO: â€Random learning refers to unintentional learning occurring at any time and in any place, in everyday life†2. Formal education: It is highly institutionalized, uniform, full time, chronologically graded, hierarchically structured education system which starts from primary school to university education E.g: Education in schools & colleges 3. Non formal education: It is also organized and systematic educational activity outside the Frame work of formal education system to provide selected types of learning to particular sub Groups of population, adults, as well as children according to their need. E.g: Adult Education programs and Extension Education (Extension worker improves the skills in cotton farmers on stem application of pesticides)