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ERIC Number: ED317722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Dec
Pages: 171
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Nonformal Education Manual. Information Collection and Exchange Manual M0042.
Fox, Helen; Abrams, Linda, Ed.
This document, intended to provide Peace Corps volunteers with practical skills and underlying theory, includes 8 chapters, a 35-item bibliography, an index, and a user reaction form. Chapter 1 describes nonformal education (NFE) through an example from Togo. Chapter 2 provides three case studies of NFE in action: (1) finding space to make school uniforms in Swaziland, (2) improving child health care in Guatemala, and (3) talking about family planning in Indonesia. Chapter 3 provides a summary of eight adult learning theories. Chapter 4 provides techniques for assisting people in identifying their needs. Chapter 5 describes the essential steps in planning with people, including group techniques and recordkeeping methods. Evaluation issues, methods, and reporting are discussed in Chapter 6. Chapter 7 describes NFE techniques, such as icebreakers, warm-ups, role plays, open-ended problem dramas, critical incidents, demonstrations, field trips, lecturettes, panel discussions, small group discussions, fishbowl, and training of trainers. Chapter 8 describes developing NFE materials from low-cost local resources. Black and white illustrations are provided throughout the manual. (CML)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
Identifiers - Location: Indonesia; Swaziland; Togo