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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 40 issue 1 (march 2020) : 109-112

Training Need Assessment of Teaching, Research, Extension and Administrative Competencies of Assistant/Associate Professors of Veterinary Colleges of KVAFSU

Shreyansh Hosure, G.N. Pavitra, S. Pradeepkumar, V. Jagadeeswary, K. Satyanarayan
1Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, CoVAS, Mannuthy-680 651, Kerala, India. 
Cite article:- Hosure Shreyansh, Pavitra G.N., Pradeepkumar S., Jagadeeswary V., Satyanarayan K. (2020). Training Need Assessment of Teaching, Research, Extension and Administrative Competencies of Assistant/Associate Professors of Veterinary Colleges of KVAFSU. Agricultural Science Digest. 40(1): 109-112. doi: 10.18805/ag.D-4904.
The aim of this research was to assess training need of teaching, research, extension and administrative competencies of assistant/associate professors from four veterinary colleges namely Bengaluru, Bidar, Hassan and Shimoga. An exploratory research design was adopted for the study. A total of 60 respondents were selected, fifteen each from four colleges. The result from the study revealed that majority of the respondents are in need of training on design of web-based learning materials (85.00%) in teaching component, in research component majority are in need on skills in formulation of research proposals (88.33%), majority are in need on training of skills in transfer of technology (70.00%) in extension component and in administrative component majority are in need on skills in management of organizational resources (83.33%). Need based training on different component has to be organized by the university. The university should consider the most preferred training methods identified in this study while developing training strategies and while training the professionals of the university. Short duration programmes, repetition of the existing programmes and conducting the training during vacations will help the staff to attend the programmes without affecting their regular works.
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