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The main purpose of extension work is to assist and encourage learning, and current thinking on the way adults learn suggests that the social context in which the learning takes place and the attitudes of the target group are as integral to their learning capacity as effective communication. The importance of learners’ capacity for engagement with the subject matter, and the ability to draw out this capacity, should be more prominent when training extension workers.

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10.1080/096145249100076971

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