ERIC Number: ED060426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
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Educational Media Techniques Utilized within the Comprehensive Manpower Development System.
Clark, A. Ainslie
The educational media involvement in the Comprehensive Manpower Development System of Prince Edward Island NewStart Inc. is described. The report is divided into two sections, one dealing with the use of educational media as a resource program and the other dealing with an exposure program designed by the media specialist. Among the activities of the resource program were the acquiring of films and video tapes, locating new media materials for each subject area, providing current media reference information and catalogues, recommending the purchase of specific materials and equipment, and providing technical expertise on tape recording and duplication procedure for Adult Basic Education Literacy Program. The following media techniques were incorporated into the program: overhead transparencies for use in mathematics and PEST programs; super 8-mm single concept film loops for male nursing attendants program; video tape productions and mirror television techniques for PEST programs. Media workshop sessions were held for the instructional staff, and film showings were organized for staff development purposes. The exposure program had the following objectives: (1) to increase trainee's level of motivation and interest in academic work; (2) to make trainees more aware of assets and facilities of their environment; and (3) to provide opportunity for trainees to use these facilities. (DB)
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Sponsor: Department of Regional Economic Expansion, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Prince Edward Island NewStart, Inc., Montague.