ERIC Number: ED196410
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Making and Using Low-Cost Educational Materials. Report of a Sub-Regional Workshop in Educational Technology with Special Reference to Development of Low-Cost Educational Materials (Kathmandu, Nepal, November 7-21, 1978).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
The materials collected here were generated at a workshop in which 16 participants from Afghanistan, India, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Nepal met to examine the subject of developing low cost educational materials. The objectives of this workshop were (1) to exchange experiences in the development of such materials through displays and demonstrations; (2) to consider the use of locally available resources and other appropriate or adapted methods and techniques; and (3) to develop samples of low cost, simple materials together with their instruction sheets, for use in training institutions and workshops, and as guides for supervisors and teachers. This report includes a discussion of the present status of the development of low cost educational materials in each of the participating countries as well as a synthesis of the experiences of these countries as a whole. Broad, conceptual guidelines based on these experiences are provided for use in formulating strategies in the individual member states. Plans for follow-up are suggested for each country, and recommendations are addressed to both participating member states and APEID/Unesco. Instruction sheets for some of the materials presented at the workshop, a copy of the workshop agenda, and a list of the participants are included. (Author/LLS)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Games, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Teacher Developed Materials, Workshops
UNIPUB, Box 433, Murray Hill Station, New York, NY 10016.
Publication Type: Non-Print Media; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.
Identifiers: Asia; Inexpensive Materials
Note: Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development, APEID.