Formerly International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research

Effectiveness of instructional material on gain in knowledge of rural women

Pantnagar Journal of Research, Volume - 20, Issue - 2 ( May-August 2022)

Published: 2022-08-31

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A study of the effectiveness of instructional material (multimedia & CD) on knowledge gain was conducted among 60 rural women belonging to Badgaon panchayat Samiti of Udaipur district of Rajasthan. The selected topic was improved cattle rearing practices for rural women on which one multimedia CD and one flipbook were developed for knowledge gain. All the respondents (100%) had gained good knowledge after exposure to multimedia CD and flipbook. Multimedia CD and flipbook were found to be effective. Multimedia CD (MPS 62.24) was found to be more effective than the flipbook (MPS 56.20) in terms of gain in knowledge. The reason for such findings could be that the learning through multimedia CD was easy to understand, interesting and a unique experience for rural women. Therefore, it can be used for training purposes by Home Scientist/Extension personnel and government functionaries

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