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Vol. 11, Special Issue 5 (2022)

Development of the scale for measuring the training needs of the extension personnel working for transfer of agricultural technology

Author(s):
BB Bhingarde and OP Sharma
Abstract:
Training consists largely of well organized opportunities for participants to acquire necessary understanding and skills. A study to develop the scale for measuring the extent of need of training courses as perceived by the extension personnel working for transfer of agricultural technology among the farmers. The method of summating rating suggested by Likert (1932) was found appropriate due to large number of items. A schedule of statements was sent to 65 judges to found its appropriateness by assigning the score on each item. The process started with selection of 93 statements and 59 statements were finally retained in the scale. Reliability of the scale was found to be 0.88. The validity of the scale was tested by experts’ judgments. The reliability and validity of the scale indicates its consistency and precision of the results. Hence, the training need scale was found to be standardized.
Pages: 555-558  |  293 Views  110 Downloads
How to cite this article:
BB Bhingarde and OP Sharma. Development of the scale for measuring the training needs of the extension personnel working for transfer of agricultural technology. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(5S): 555-558.

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