ERIC Number: ED038144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Developmental Book Activities and Needs in Thailand.
Barnett, Stanley A.; And Others
A three week survey was conducted to: (1) investigate the state of developmental book acitivity in Thailand, (2) determine the priority of Thailand's book needs, (3) develop program recommendations to meet the needs and (4) formulate regional recommendations. Recommendations on materials and methods needed are: (1) development of a comprehensive national book plan to provide balanced support between private sector and public sector action, (2) improve textbook quality by bringing the content into line with recent research, (3) establishment of national curriculum materials, (4) scheduling of additional time for library use by students, (5) establishment of textbooks committees which could determine quantitative and qualitative needs of university level books, (6) increase library efficiency by centralizing acquisition and processing of materials, (7) dual utilization of rural public libraries by locating them nearer to schools and (8) further expansion of library education. (MF)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wolf Management Services, New York, NY.