Fall 1965 // Volume 3 // Number 3

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About This Issue

Look Here First
The Editors

Feature Articles

Professional Leadership and Change (pdf)
Helen G. Hurd
When it emphasizes things, the Extension Service is vocational; when it re-orients its thinking to people, it is approaching professionalism.

Problem Solving in Extension (pdf)
Helen P. Quarrick, Eugene A. Quarrick
Habits and sets bred by mechanical learning of procedures cripple the agent who must solve problems arising from changing times.

The Ultimate Weapon (pdf)
William J. McIntyre

Agent Performance in Programming (pdf)
Alan P. Utz, Jr.
Agents who think of themselves as technologists and who merely impose preconceived solutions to problems limit the scope of their programs.

Extension and Poverty (pdf)
Minnie M. Brown, C. Paul Marsh
Many poor families are multiproblem families but have a real desire to improve and a willingness to make real effort.

Problems Facing Rural America (pdf)
Dale E. Hathaway
Better individual decisions are not synonymous with better leaders-Extension should aim for both.

Families Who Quit Farming (pdf)
Harold D. Guither
Regardless of age, families who leave farming frequently need information to help them make a smooth transition.

Research in Brief (pdf)
R. L. Bruce, editor

Effect of Anxiety and Competition
More on Adult Learning
Classifying Part-Time Farmers
The Value of Visual Aids

Book Reviews (pdf)

T-Group Theory and Laboratory Method. Edited by Leland P. Bradford, Jack R. Gibb, and Kenneth D. Benne, 1964. Available from John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, New York 16, N.Y. 498 pp. $9.75.
Delwyn A. Dyer

Documentary in American Television. By A. William Bluem, 1965. Available from Hastings House, New York, N.Y. 312 pp. $8.95.
James E. Lawrence

Strategies of Leadership. By A. A. Liveright, 1959. Available from Harper & Brothers, New York, N.Y. 140 pp. $3.50.
Woodrow H. Sears

Abstracts (pdf)

Human Relations Research- A Key to Productivity. Yale J. Laitin. Management of Personnel Quarterly, III (Spring, 1964). 8-14. Available from Bureau of Industrial Relations, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. $4.50 per year.

New Ways to Improve Your Decisions. Joseph G. Mason. Nation's Business, LII (June, 1964), 58-62. Available from Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006.

Who Strays-and Why? Cyril O. Houle. Adult Education, XIV (Summer, 1964), 225-33. Available from Adult Education Association, 1225 19th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. Single copy $1.25.

Where Do We Go From Here? Roy Pearson. Think, XXX (July-August, 1964), 2-5. Available from Think magazine, 590 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022.

Sociological Backgrounds of Adult Education. Hobert W. Burns (ed.). 1964. 170 pp. Available from Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults, 138 Montfort St., Brookline, Mass. 02146. $2.00.

The Engineering of Disagreement. David R. Leigh. Training Directors Journal, XVIII (June, 1964), 44-46. Available from ASTD Executive Director, 2020 University Ave., Madison, Wis. 53705. Single copy $1.00.

A Treasury of Techniques for Teaching Adults. Virginia B. Warren (ed.). 1964. 50 pp. Available from National Association of Public School Adult Educators, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. $1.00.

The Use of Information Sources in the Process of Adoption. Robert G. Mason. Rural Sociology, XXIX (March, 1964), 40-52. Available from Howard M. Sauer, South Dakota State College, Brookings, S.D. $8.00 per year.

A Proposal for Improving Extension and Collegiate Teaching. R. L. Kohls. Journal of Farm Economics, XLVI (May, 1964), 341-48. Available from C. Del Mar Kearl, Dept. of Agr. Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Single copy $2.00.

Sources of Educational Aspirations Among Working-Class Youth. Irving Krauss. American Sociological Review, XXIX (December, 1964), 867-79. Available from American Sociological Association, Suite 215, 1755 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. Single issue $2.50.