EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY EXTENSION PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Eloida O. Quezada

Abstract


This study evaluated the effectiveness of extension programs and services of the University by determining its relevance, planning, implementation, resources, monitoring and evaluation. It utilized quantitative method of research using purposive sampling of faculty who were directly involved in extension services including the extension heads, partner agencies and beneficiaries. Results revealed that all community extension programs (literacy, livelihood and environmental) of the university understudy were very effective which indicated that all programs were able to meet the set objectives. Moreover, it showed that among all the key factors of community extension programs, planning was found to be more critical and important for effectiveness.

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relevance, services, sustainability, community extension programs

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