Rural Sociology and Psychology (1+0)
Rural Sociology: meaning, scope and importance, features of rural society with special reference to fishers anthropology, socio-economics and demography of fishers, migration and patterns of settlement.
Social groups and social classes.
Caste and class among fishers.
Value system - norms, customs, social values and culture among fishers and their importance.
Village level institutions and voluntary organizations - meaning, types and their role in fisheries development.
Leadership -meaning, identification and training, qualities and roles of leaders and use of local leaders in fisheries development.
Social change and social control; social problems and conflicts in fisheries; gender issues in fisheries.
Globalization and fisheries.
Psychology: concepts, principles, scope and its importance in fisheries extension.
Terms in psychology-intelligence, personality types, perception.
Motivation - meaning, classification of needs, techniques and importance in fisheries extension.
Theories of learning, learning experience, learning situation.