ERIC Number: ED351155
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Indigenous Knowledge and Learning. Papers Presented in the Workshop on Indigenous Knowledge and Skills and the Ways They Are Acquired (Cha'am, Thailand, March 2-5, 1988).
Chulalongkorn Univ., Bangkok (Thailand).; Centre for the Study of Education in Developing Countries, The Hague (Netherlands).
This proceedings documents an international workshop that focused on the research linking indigenous knowledge and indigenous learning with rural intervention programs. Research into indigenous knowledge and indigenous learning could lead to an improvement in rural intervention programs by building upon the knowledge and skills indigenous to rural communities. Individual presentations were on the following topics: (1) indigenous technological knowledge (ITK) in Malaysia relating to agriculture, fishing, forest resource exploitation, architecture, handicrafts, and indigenous medicine; (2) indigenous knowledge in Thailand and the need for ITK research and a close liaison between development workers, researchers, and politicians to safeguard relevance and applicability of research results; (3) the state of research on indigenous knowledge and indigenous learning in the Philippines; (4) research on indigenous knowledge and skills in Indonesia; (5) methodology of research on indigenous learning systems; (6) the application of research to assist intervention agencies; and (7) examples of research applications from coastal zone resources. This document includes summaries of the conference sessions and group discussions and a list of conference participants. (LP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Chulalongkorn Univ., Bangkok (Thailand).; Centre for the Study of Education in Developing Countries, The Hague (Netherlands).