The present book has certainly been a selection by the time itself, not by the choice of the author himself. The book has been in full compliance with the course guidelines delineated by the ICAR, New Delhi. It will certainly be followed by the UG & PG students, research scholars, academicians and the teachers of all the Universities across the country and abroad.
The book has accommodated all possible innovative aspects of training of extension sciences along with its basic and classical contents. The chapterisation being: Part: I- Training: 1. Training and Development; 2. Methods of Training; 3. The trainer’s role and responsibility; 4. Training Aids; 5. Training Evaluation; 6. Training Module or Course Evaluation and 7. Organizing and managing a training course Part: II- Training Process: Ideas and Outlining, 8. Assess and agree training needs; 9. Create Training or Development Specification; 10. Consider Learning Styles and personality Howard Gardner”s Multiple intelligences 11. Erikson’s Psychological Development theory; 12. Johari Window; 13. Plan training and evaluation; 14. Design materials, methods and deliver training; 15. Meeting and 16. Writing tips Part: III- Methods of Delivery, 17. Presentation & lectures; 18. Interactive mini-lecture; 19. Small group exercise; 20. Discussions; 21. Group discussions; 22. Role Play; 23. Who are the Trainers and can you became a Trainer?; 24. The demonstration method of presenting; 25. Develop the training programme and 26. Logistics Part: IV- Capacity Building Programme, 27. Capacity building; 28. Organisational capacity building; 29. Capacity building in developing countries; 30. Capacity building and training development programmers and 31. Capacity building in government Part: V- Human Resource Development, 32. Human resource development; 33. Training needs assessment: An important HRD functions; 34. Role of HRD in facilitating learning in the organisations and 35. Labour management Part: VI- Human Resource Management, 36. Human resource management 37. Human resource planning; 38. Personal management; 39. Talent management; 40. Knowledge management; 41. HRM environment in India and 42. e-HRM.
The text retained and described in different chapter have delivered the present need and directions of extension education going to serve the purpose of multilevel stakeholders performing their specified roles along and across the domain of agriculture, developmental studies, methodological researches, policy formulation and management applications. We hope the book will be welcome by scholars and professionals and keep generating valuable feed back in reconstructing it in due course of time.