ERIC Number: ED242920
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: N/A
Improved Food Drying and Storage Training Manual.
Zweig, Peter R.; And Others
This manual is intended to serve as a guide for those who are helping future Peace Corps volunteers to acquire basic food drying and storage skills. Included in the guide are lesson outlines and handouts for use in each of the 30 sessions of the course. Representative topics discussed in the individual sessions are scheduling, solar dryers, community assessment, food dryers and storage considerations, smoke tests, adult learning, natural cooling and rainy season drying, facilitation skills, nonformal education presentations, local development projects, independent study, pest control, and program evaluation. Each session outline includes a time estimate, objectives, a list of materials needed, handouts, trainer notes, and procedures for use in meeting the objectives of the course. Also included in the manual is a trainer's guide consisting of sample participants' notebooks, proposed 1- and 2-week schedules, a training program description, a list of recommended texts, a preprogram checklist, a materials and tools shopping list, and a sample certificate of completion. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies, Equipment Utilization, Extension Agents, Extension Education, Food, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Rural Development, Vocational Education, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Office of Program Development.
Authoring Institution: CHP International, Inc., Oak Park, IL.