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ERIC Number: ED218058
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul-28
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Short-Term Community Education/Training for Communities/Regions Anticipating Energy Development-Related Impact.
Smith, Gary
It is the intent of this paper to demonstrate the role of a short-term (approximiately 4-14 hours), populace-based education/training approach in the preparation of rural communities and/or regions anticipating energy development-related impact. The approach is presented in comparison with other models and is defined and outlined through the provision of an education/training model for impact communities/regions. A major aspect of the package is the simulation game, "Pasture," which is presented in skeletal form. While this approach of focusing on the populace-at-large represents a departure from more traditional, professional-based, education/training mechanisms, it does so in both a complimentary and contemporary manner. The paper provides a design of preparation which extends the knowledge and skill bases of the professional to the citizenry--an extension commensurate with the times. (Author/BRR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Boomtowns; Energy Development; Impact; Short Term Training
Note: Paper presented at the National Institute on Social Work in Rural Areas (6th, Beaufort County, SC, July 26-29, 1981).