ERIC Number: ED338802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on Basics. Volume 2, Number 3.
Martin, Rachel, Ed.
Focus on Basics, v2 n3 Win 1990
This document, designed to provide adult educators with information on innovative and effective teaching practices that involve participants in their own education, contains the following articles: (1) "Teaching about Aids: Responding to Culture" (Udin), which points out the hidden issues of culture in AIDS education and explains how to plan programs from a cultural perspective and how to increase participants' feelings of self-efficacy; (2) "Effective Practice: Developing 'Companarismo,' Learning about AIDS" (Aronoff), which describes classroom experiences at a Latina women's collective; (3) "Blackboard" (Garcia), which provides observations about building community education programs on AIDS prevention in Connecticut, Puerto Rico, and Mexico; (4) "Research within Reach" (Garcia), which describes the approaches to AIDS education being developed by prison inmates, hairdressers, activists, and teachers and tells how to order the materials that have resulted from those approaches; and (5) "Materials that Matter," an annotated list of 18 materials (videos, publications, and cartoons) and how to order them. (CML)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Education, Community Development, Community Education, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Educational Practices, Health Promotion, Minority Groups, Nonschool Educational Programs, Student Centered Curriculum, Theory Practice Relationship
World Education, Inc., 210 Lincoln St., Boston, MA 02111.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: World Education, Inc., Boston, MA.
Identifiers: Connecticut; Mexico; Puerto Rico
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