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ERIC Number: ED215752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 108
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Indonesia; Jamaica; Liberia; Malaysia; Philippines