A study of the application of a selected evaluation methodology in an extension setting

Lertpradist, Puntip (1990) A study of the application of a selected evaluation methodology in an extension setting. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to select an appropriate evaluation methodology for application in the Fisheries Extension Program in Thailand, so that the methodology could be used by the Department of Fisheries, Thailand, to improve Training Program. The review of related literature provides various perspectives of and approaches to evaluation in both formal educational programs and extension education. -- The Responsive Evaluation Model was selected for implementation, procedures included audience identification, concern and issues identification, and the establishing of standards. Qualitative data were gathered through classroom observation, interviews, open-ended questionnaires, and analysis of government documents. Data were compared with standards, and summary was presented in terms of various suggestions for program improvement. -- Recommendations based on the implementation of the Responsive Evaluation Model were made, including recommendation for the further study of extension program evaluation and for improvements in the Artificial Fish Breeding Training Program.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/4454
Item ID: 4454
Additional Information: Bibliography: leaves 147-156.
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: 1990
Date Type: Submission
Geographic Location: Thailand
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Fishery extension work--Evaluation--Methodology; Fishery extension work--Thailand--Evaluation; Continuing education--Thailand--Evaluation; Fish-culture--Thailand; Evaluation--Methodology

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