ERIC Number: ED156564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Population Education: A Contemporary Concern. International Study of the Conceptualization and Methodology of Population Education (ISCOMPE). Educational Studies and Documents Series. , No. 28.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This study of the state of the art of population education is intended for decision makers, educators responsible for curriculum development, research and training institutes, teachers, and the public. It is designed especially for those involved with the mass media and with policy making. There are nine chapters. Chapter I discusses reasons for teaching population education and current issues in the field. The emergence of the concept of population education and changes in theory and practice are dealt with in Chapter 2. Goals and objectives are examined in Chapter 3. Chapter 4 outlines the contribution which various bodies of knowledge and professional fields have made to population studies. Chapter 5 discusses how to plan population education programs and chapter 6 deals with methodology and research. How to implement school programs and out of school programs are the topics of chapters 7 and 8. The final chapter discusses present needs and future developments. Each chapter, except the last, has a bibliography. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Needs, Objectives, Population Education, Research, State of the Art Reviews, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).