ERIC Number: ED370145
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
In Other Words...The Cultural Dimension of Communication for Development. CESO Paperback No. 19.
Based on literature research and personal experiences gained in Africa, this book pays attention to the cultural and educational aspects of communication for development in developing countries. The book addresses the many pitfalls of communication and the factors that have an influence on the effectiveness of communication. The first part of the book provides an overview of the changes of development strategies in the last few decades and describes the practice of communication for development in the field. The second part of the book discusses the intricate link between communication and culture and the way it influences the practice of interpersonal and mediated communication. Part three deals with media and their educational potential. The fourth part of the book pays attention to the steps involved in the planning and implementation/production of communication events, programs, and materials. The fourth part of the book pays special attention to the importance of pre-testing, monitoring, and evaluation in this process. A 25-item dictionary of concepts and a bibliography containing about 200 items are attached. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for the Study of Education in Developing Countries, The Hague (Netherlands).