ERIC Number: ED057240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Homemaking Handbook for Village Workers in Many Countries.
Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC.; Federal Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Intended for use by personnel in home economics extension, community development, classroom teaching, health education, and other programs involving home and family life, this handbook can serve as a guide for the village level worker or as a teaching aid and text to teachers of village level workers. The first section describes how the village worker begins, need for support at the national, provincial, and village levels, and working with other agencies and organizations. The second section describes what the village worker will teach, which includes: (1) food and nutrition, (2) growing, storing, and preserving food, (3) caring for children, (4) health, (5) housing and home improvement, (6) housekeeping and home management, and (7) clothing. The final section discusses how the village worker will teach and provides steps in planning and developing a program, identifying and utilizing local leaders, teaching methods for individuals and groups, and teaching aids. The handbook contains a bibliography of supplementary materials and is profusely illustrated with photographs and illustrations. (SB)
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Authoring Institution: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC.; Federal Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.