ERIC Number: ED123340
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Mostaganem Institute of Agricultural Technology: An Educational Innovation.
Boukli, Noureddine; And Others
The document describes in detail the Institute of Agricultural Technology (ITA), established by the Algerian government in 1969 at Mostaganem to train agricultural engineers, and its innovative four year training program. An introduction provides background information and quotes from the governmental guide regarding the Institute. Following chapters include: (1) The ITA--Inception and Organization, outlining training objectives, job priorities, staff, trainee recruitment and characteristics; (2) Outline of Training, examining the four main sections of character development, basic training, specialized training, and training in economics; (3) Training Organization and Teaching Equipment, describing training stages, assessment of knowledge, and teaching materials, audiovisual aids, laboratories, and workshops; (4) Field Training and its Role in the ITA Training System, describing adaptation, common core, third-year, and fourth-year field course categories. Conclusions summarize successful recruitment and teaching methods, problems encountered due to large training quotas, and proposed program changes. The development of the four year training program for agricultural engineers is seen as being closely linked with Algeria's development as a nation. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).
Identifiers - Location: Algeria