ERIC Number: ED116879
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jul-31
Reference Count: N/A
An Evaluation of Non-Formal Education in Ecuador. Volume 1: Executive Summary.
Laosa, Luis M.; And Others
As the first volume of a 4-volume report evaluating the University of Massachusetts Non-Formal Education Project (UMass NFEP) in rural Ecuador, this volume presents summary responses to the following evaluation questions: (1) What does UMass NFEP purport to do? (2) How does UMass NFEP go about implementing its goals? (3) To what extent is UMass NFEP carrying out its intended objectives effectively? (4) What are the learning outcomes of selected nonformal education materials developed by UMass NFEP? (5) What are (6) What are the characteristics of materials that work well with learners of what characteristics? (7) What facilitator/teacher variables have affected the relative effectiveness of various materials? (8) What are the motivational attributes of each of the four educational games selected for indepth experimental analysis? (9) What changes in attitudes and behaviors (critical consciousness) are produced by each of the selected non-formal educational games? (10) What sequencing factors/prerequisites are important for the four nonformal education games? (11) What are the effects of replay frequency for each of the games? (12) Can UMass NFEP be replicated in other countries? (13) What is needed to develop effective nonformal education materials/programs in countries similar to Ecuador? (JC)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Change Agents, Developing Nations, Educational Games, Educational Objectives, Instructional Materials, Learning, Learning Motivation, Nonformal Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Rural Areas, Sequential Learning, Synthesis, Teacher Characteristics, Transfer of Training
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.
Identifiers - Location: Ecuador