ERIC Number: ED154112
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Educational Handbook for Health Personnel. Fourth Edition. WHO Offset Publication No. 35.
Intended for use by teachers of health sciences at all levels, by health administrators with staff supervision responsibilities, and by students, this fourth edition (a reprint of the 1976 edition with only minor editorial changes) is intended to help readers acquire three skills: to define the educational objectives of professional training programs; to plan a learning curriculum; and to evaluate the objectives achieved by constructing tests and other measurement devices. These goals constitute the subject matter of the first four chapters. Chapter 5, How to Organize a Short Educational Workshop, provides a systematic approach to educational problems and uses the following education principles: (1) allowing the participant to prepare and select his objectives in order to increase his motivation; (2) giving the participant an active role in his teaching to increase its effectiveness; and (3) providing the participant with regular opportunities for self-evaluation to increase his learning speed and improve the quality of his knowledge and skills. Each chapter contains a list of learning objectives covering its content, and tests and exercises are interspersed throughout the theoretical text pages. Key pages of text and charts are printed in extra large type so that they can be made into transparencies for overhead projection. Also included are a pretest and posttest, a glossary index of terms, and a bibliography. (ELG)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Guidelines, Participation, Program Development, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Teacher Education, Teaching Guides, Test Construction, Workshops
WHO Publications, Centre USA, 49 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, New York 12210 (ISBN 92 4 170035 1, $11.20)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).