The course is
designed to expose environment science students to a systematic framework for
understanding the methods used in working with communities and especially in
this field that involves a lot of extension work. The course covers introduction
to Environmental Extension (EE): methods and materials; both formal and
non-formal settings. Introduce student to apply specific methods and materials
to practical situations.
The need to enable
student’s acquire skills, knowledge, develop positive attitudes and actively
participate in environmental awareness, education and extension.
By the end of this
course, the student should be able to:
the characteristics of effective environmental extension.
the origin of environmental extension.
the current changes and events in environmental extension.
the principles of environmental extension.
the strategies and materials used in presenting environmental education and
between formal and informal settings in environmental and extension.
the place-based educational laboratories used in environmental education and
completing the course is expected to:
understanding of environmental extension from both the historical and present
the principles and functions of environmental extension
the strength and weaknesses of some of the extension approaches that have been
tried out in developing countries.
gender-related issues in environment and development, and appreciate the
importance of gender mainstreaming gender into extension service delivery &