ERIC Number: ED338204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Report of the National Workshop on the Preparation of Literacy Follow-Up Materials in Malaysia (Penang, Malaysia, December 9-19, 1990).
Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.; Ministry of Rural Development, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
The main objective of this workshop in Malaysia was to provide training experience to key personnel involved in functional literacy and non-formal education for youth and adults in the development, production, utilization, and adaptation of literacy materials for the use of this group. The first of three sections summarizes the proceedings of the workshop, including the workshop objectives, the participants, the opening session, workshop activities (presentation and discussion of working papers, field work, and the development, production, and field testing of materials), and the closing ceremony. The second section provides the working papers: (1) "ACCU's Regional Co-operative Literacy Programmes in Asia and the Pacific" (Asian Cultural Centre for Unesco (ACCU); (2) "Development of Literacy Follow-up Materials" (Kla Somtrakool); (3) "The Impact of Functional Literacy on Human Resource Development" (Mohd. Hoesne Hussain); (4) "Research in the Design, Production, and Use of Instructional Media" (reference paper); (5) "Production of Video Programmes" (Eijiro Tsumagi); and (6) "Literacy and Continuing Education for Women" (T. M. Sakya). Section 3 contains reports of the field surveys and the preparation and field testing of the materials developed by the four groups, which focused on sanitation/health, consumerism, conservation, and rural industry, respectively. Samples of the materials, which included videos, pamphlets, leaflets, booklets, a workbook, and supporting materials, are provided. An agenda of the workshop, a list of participants, and addresses presented at the opening session are appended. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Continuing Education, Developing Nations, Educational Media, Field Tests, Foreign Countries, Illustrations, Instructional Development, Instructional Material Evaluation, Material Development, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Reading Materials, Rural Development, Videotape Recordings, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.; Ministry of Rural Development, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
Note: For related workshop reports, see IR 015 223, IR 015 226 and ED 332 001. Photographs and illustrations may not reproduce well.