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Journal of Extension

1979 Volume 17, Number

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. A Blue-Sky Perspective

    G Keith Douce

    Extension personnel must learn how to use computer technology to provide information for decision making, to store and retrieve publications and information quickly and accurately, and to help... More

    pp. 11-16

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  2. Try It, You'll Like It!

    W Conard Search & Mary Search

    Describes how Michigan State University extension service agents use computer technology as a teaching tool. Gives steps in applying computer programs to farm family living, financial planning, and... More

    pp. 20-24

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  3. You Too Can Develop Computer Programs!

    Rob Selvage

    The author states that computer program development is simply extension's program development process focused on computer applications, and that extension personnel, the end-product users, can... More

    pp. 25-29

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  4. The Secret Is Out

    Gerald D. Paulsen

    With the increasing capabilities and decreasing costs of computers, the author says that extension service is approaching a crossroad in educational program delivery technology. Instead of... More

    pp. 30-33

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  5. Little Package, Big Deal

    Joseph K. Campbell

    Describes New York State's extension experience in using the programable calculator, a portable pocket-size computer, to solve many of the problems that central computers now handle. Subscription... More

    pp. 34-37

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  6. Making the Data Work for You

    Sara M. Steele

    Presents examples from the University of Wisconsin-Extension of ways in which the computer can help extension personnel to better organize and use data in developing programs and in analyzing... More

    pp. 38-43

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  7. Computers: A Service or a Teaching Tool?

    A Gene Nelson

    Stating that the greatest potential impact of computer use in extension is not in providing information but in teaching how to analyze problems, the author discusses use of the computer as an... More

    pp. 44-49

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