Educational Psychology for Extension Personnel
About this eBook
The idea of writing the book on Educational Psychology for Extension Personnel is to fulfil the gap in the Educational Psychology course offered to the students of Agriculture, Veterinary, Dairy, Fisheries an Home Science. Irrespective of the field, wherever, there is a need for educating and motivating the people, the scientists and professionalists shall find this book very useful. It is especially useful to the students of behavioural science in general and the students o f Agricultural Universities in particular, who are interested to learn more on various facets of farming community in a rural setting. This book incorporates information on Extension Education. Agricultural Extension, Psychology, Educational Psychology, intelligence, Personality, Motivation, Perception, Frustration, and Emotions besides Teaching Learning Process. W e hope this book will be extremely useful to the students, research scholars and extension specialists, who are engaged in the noble task of improving the socio-economic status of rural p r. We express our thanks to the several sources from which we have drawn information for writing this book. We sincerely thank M s Agrotech Publishing Academy, Udaipur for publishing the book in a shortest possible time. Suggestions for improvement of the present book form worthy teachers and student will be gratefully acknowledged.
Gyatri Tiwari L.L. Somani S K. Acharya
About the Authors
Dr. Gaytri Tiwari is working as a specialist in Human Development and Family Studies at College of Home Science, MPUAT, Udaipur. She perused her Ph.D. in Psychology from MLSU, Udaipur. She has vast experience of 22 years in teaching, research and extension. Dr Tiwari has been conferred Best Teacher Award 2007 by Rotary Mewar Excellence in Teaching 2008 by MPUAT Bhaskar Women of the year Award 2010 for public and social services at zonal level and Best Teacher Award 2010 by Narayan Seva Sansthan. As a researcher she has over 200 research papers and articles in national and international journals of repute. She has evolved a Death Anxiety Scale DAS which has been published by the National Psychological Corporation NPC , Agra. Her contribution towards building and upliftment of the society has been immense as she is actively associated with many NGOs like Aajeeivika Bureau, Aastha and JATAN. She is also a member of Community Liasion Group CLG of Mahila Police Thana, Udaipur. Apart from all this she is also an excellent orator and has