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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Educational module on scientific calf management: Effectiveness and utility

Author(s):
Maousami, BP Singh, Manoj Yadav and Rajesh Kumar
Abstract:
A present study was carried out to test the perceived effectiveness and utility of developed need based educational module on buffalo calf management practices. A total of 60 dairy farmers i.e. 30 respondents (whose need were assessed) each from Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh and Surguja district of Chhattisgarh, owning two or more buffaloes with calves were selected by random sampling. Information was obtained from respondents using structured interview schedule. Data were subjected to analysis with the help of ‘t’ test and ANOVA by using SPSS package. The findings of the study revealed that opinion of respondents of both the districts differ significantly pertaining to relevancy and preciseness, pronunciation of speaker and information coverage. Majority of the respondents perceived the content of educational module, highly relevant, highly precise, very simple to understand, highly accurate, highly useful and highly educational. The pronunciation and speed of speaker was reported very clear and desired and the audio quality of educational module was reported very good. Majority of the respondents were highly satisfied with the educational module. Perceived utility of educational module differ significantly for the topics of Feeding of Calves and Calf Diarrhea, whereas rest of the attributes viz. Relevancy and Preciseness of contents, Audio quality of educational module, Speed and Pronunciation of speaker, Simplicity, Accuracy and Information coverage in contents and Satisfaction about educational module differ non-significantly in case of New born care, Colostrum feeding, Feeding of calves, Calf diarrhea, Other calf diseases and Managemental practices. Respondents from both the district had same and positive response about the different attributes of all the topics of educational modules.
Pages: 1566-1568  |  135 Views  59 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Maousami, BP Singh, Manoj Yadav and Rajesh Kumar. Educational module on scientific calf management: Effectiveness and utility. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 1566-1568.

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