ERIC Number: ED354372
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
New Guidebook for Development and Production of Literacy Materials.
Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
This guidebook is a practical reference for people working on the development and use of literacy materials, such as planners, administrators, writers, illustrators, and producers. Section I on rationale and principle of learning materials covers the following: categories of learners, learning behavior of adults, steps in curriculum development, scope and sequence of the curriculum, and selection of functional content in relation to needs. It discusses APPEAL (Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All) Training Materials for Literacy Personnel (ATLP); ATLP exemplary training curriculum; use of curriculum for developing learning materials; functions, types, and objectives of learning materials; and two approaches to material production. Section II describes steps of developing learning materials: collecting and analyzing data for development of materials, selection of theme and format of materials, procedure for developing materials for neoliterates (printed book, printed nonbook, audiovisual--electronic and folk media, games and others), and production of printed literacy materials. Section III discusses use of existing materials and their adaptation. Section IV focuses on distribution, use, and evaluation of basic literacy and follow-up materials. Appendixes include statistics on literacy and related issues and annotations of materials produced by the Asian/Pacific Joint Production Program of Materials for Neo-Literates. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.