ERIC Number: ED369412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Development Communication Report, 1993.
Bosch, Andrea, Ed.
Development Communication Report, n80-82 1993
The three 1993 issues of the newsletter "Development Communication Report" focus on the use of communication technologies in developing countries to educate the people about various social issues as well as the field of development communication itself. Agricultural communication is the theme of the first issue which contains the following articles: "Development Support Communication and Agriculture: The Road Ahead" (Silvia Balit); "Mobilizing Villagers to Action: Communication for Agricultural Micro-Enterprises in Pakistan" (Frank Byrnes); "Women, Seed, Technology and Change: Communicating with Farmers in Senegal and the Gambia" (Tom Osborn); "Interactive Communication Strategies: Playing Games with Labor" (July Leesberg and Emperatriz Valencia); "Special Farmer Field Days in Kenya" (Anderson G. Mwaloma); "Sudan Rural Television (RTV): Communicating with Rural People" (M. O. Elsiddig); "Centers of Excellence: Building Agricultural Communication in India" (Royal D. Colle); and "Being a Good Communicator Doesn't Solve All of Extension's Problems" (Willem Zijp). The theme of the second issue is interactivity and learning technologies and contains the following articles: "People Based Interactive Instruction: A Workshop by Thiagi" (Sivasailam Thiagarajan); "Cutting Edge Multimedia Technologies: Promise and Pitfalls" (Janice Brodman); "Rethinking Interactivity: Lessons from Interactive Radio Instruction" (Jeanne Moulton); "Breaking the Ice: The Karate Kids Mixed Media Package" (Christopher Lowry); "Script Writing for Interactive Radio Instruction" (Esta de Fossard); "Interactivity and Soft Technologies: Peer Group Learning Systems" (Aida Pasigna); "Forum Theater in Burkina Faso: Paving the Way for Dialogue, Interactivity and Change" (Joy Morrison); and "Adult Literacy Is Important...But How Can We Use More Interactive Methods?" (Jose Carleton Corrales). Finally, multi-channel learning is the focus of the final issue which contains the following articles: "Expanding the Vision of Basic Education through Multi-Channel Learning" (Stephen Anzalone); "Multi-Channel Solutions: The Prospects of Open Secondary Education" (Paud Murphy); "Multi-Channel Learning in Focus: Project No-Drops and a Learning System for All" (Minda C. Sutaria); "Kenya's Rural Press Project: Bringing the Local Reality into Focus" (Usman Jimada); "Multi-Channel Learning in Practice: Case Studies from India, Costa Rica, South Africa and Bolivia" (Andrea Bosch); "Internetworking: Understanding E-Mail" (Mark Prado); and "Satellite TV Broadcasting: Looking to the Future of Educational Technologies" (Charles Morrow). (JLB)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Developing Nations, Development Communication, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Interaction, Rural Environment
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC. Bureau for Research and Development.