ERIC Number: ED215752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Yourself in Primary School. Report of a Seminar on Self-Instructional Programs (Quebec, Canada, May 12-15, 1981).
Chouinard, Amy, Ed.
This document presents 12 seminar papers describing research and development efforts in self-instructional programs being undertaken in six countries: the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Jamaica, Liberia, and Canada. The following are topics covered in the individual papers: research and development activities in primary schools; the technology and philosophy underlying self-teaching programs; the development and implementation of Project PRIMER (Project for Reshaping and Improving Management of Education Resources) in Jamaica's primary schools; the planning and management of the Liberians' Improved Efficiency of Learning Project (IEL); the origins of Projet SAGE (Systeme d'Apprentissage Gere l'Etudiant) in Canada and its evaluative scheme; the nature, plan, and effectiveness of the Malaysian Project INSPIRE (Integrated System of Programed Instruction for Rural Environment); methods employed in training teachers for the implementation of Projet SAGE in Canada; an evaluation of the role of students and teacher in a class using SAGE; multiple outcomes and perspectives in the evaluation of the Philippines' Project IMPACT (Instructional Management by Parents, Community, and Teachers); the effectiveness of Project Pamong -- an IMPACT-type project -- in Indonesian primary schools; dissemination and utilization of the ideas, methods, and products of IMPACT-type projects; and the future evaluation and research needed to solve some of the inevitable tension occurring between research and development activities. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Individualized Instruction, Learning Modules, Peer Teaching, Primary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Research and Development Centers, Research Needs, Research Utilization, Seminars, Teaching Methods, Training Methods
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Indonesia; Jamaica; Liberia; Malaysia; Philippines