COURSE CODE: ARD 501
COURSE TITLE: Group Dynamics In Extension Work
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. (Mrs.) O.R. Ashimolowo, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: Agric. Econs & Farm Mgt. Department, COLAMRUD
Other Lecturers: Prof. S. O. Apantaku
What is group dynamics? The distinguishing characteristic of group dynamics; assumptions in group dynamics; importance of group dynamics in agricultural extension, the place of the individual in the group, motivation, blocks to participation in groups and adjustments to blocks and frustrations, group development, phases of group growth; internal dynamics of groups, external dynamics of groups, selection features and use of some group techniques; group evaluation; importance, feature and techniques; some studies in group dynamics, analysis of some groups relevant to agricultural extension.