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ERIC Number: ED250205
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Integrated Regional Resources Management. A Syllabus for an International Training Course Based on the Experience of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville.
This syllabus outlines a course of study in integrated regional resources management based on the experience of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The course has been developed for resource practitioners, in developing countries, who have responsibilities related to topics addressed in the course's 14 instructional modules. These topics are: integrated regional resources management approach --the systems approach; building organizational capability; water resource management; agricultural resource development; fertilizer and chemical development; forest management; wildlife management; air resource management; energy resources management; designing and building for the future; regional economic development; community development; and land use and resources management. The final module is an integrated regional resources management practicum in which participants apply concepts from the topic areas to a specific situation and develop a plan of action. Each module (ranging in length from 2 to 5 days) contains a combination of lectures, readings, case histories, field observation, and case study activities combined with group exercises in which participants plan and evaluate integrated resource development programs and projects. Course goals and objectives are outlined in an introduction. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville.