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Cooperative Education and Training

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Agricultural Cooperative Development: A Manual for Trainers
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 1998

Co-op Alphabet Soup,
by Karen Zimbelman and Louis Doering Assocication of Co-operative Educators, Fall 1998 Newsletter, pp. 11-12.

Cooperative Education Survey: Cooperatives' Version Summary of Findings
Research Report 119. 23 pgs. 1993. John R. Dunn
USDA Rural Development

Critical need seen to broaden, invigorate current approach to cooperative research
by James Baarda, Rural Cooperatives March/April 2001

For Today, For Our Future
By Dave Gutknecht, Cooperative Grocer May/June 2001

A Greater Velocity of Cooperation: CCMA Awards
By Dave Gutknecht, Cooperative Grocer July/August 2001

ICA HRD committee to look into approaches for a co-operative virtual learning centre.
by Imbsen, Jan-Eirik; Geneva. November, 2000.

Opportunities in Cooperatives; A Leader's Program for Youth
CIR 25. 40 pgs. Reprinted 1988. C. H. Kirkman
USDA Rural Development

Promoting rural women's cooperative businesses in Thailand: A training kit , Smita Premchander and V. Prameela in collaboration with Wim Polman
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, 2004

Research key to expanding co-op knowledge and understanding
by Randall Torgerson Rural Cooperatives March/April 2001

Understanding Cooperatives: Education Series.
CIR 45 Sections 1-15
This popular series of circulars provides basic information about the cooperative form of business in simple, easy-to-understand language. They can serve as an introduction to cooperative concepts or a quick refresher course for cooperative directors, extension agents, cooperative leaders, State or regional directors of government agencies or departments working with cooperatives, youth groups, or those belonging to or working with cooperatives.
USDA Rural Development

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Cooperative Course Syllabi and Materials

Cooperatives and Community Development Education for Ownership
A course taught by Deb Goldberg Gray at the University of California - Berkeley in the Fall of 1998.

Cooperative course materials from the Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives at NDSU

Dr. Robert Cropp's Fall 2001 Cooperatives Course Syllabus and Materials

Online/E-learning

Coops! ...and you
This University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives website offers learning modules on a number of cooperative topics; general information on co-ops; scholarship information and much more.

Welcome to Cooperative Principles and Practices
Online training program by Cenex Harvest States - Land O'Lakes. "This training program will introduce you to cooperatives as a form of business and review the principles and practices cooperatives follow."

Welcome to Financial Understanding
Online training program by Cenex Harvest States - Land O'Lakes. "This training program will introduce you to cooperative financial statements and will give you tips for reading and understanding each statement."

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