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Deboeck, Guido; Kinsey, Bill – 1980
The study summarizes discussions and conclusions of the Regional Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Development Projects in East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya, April 1979), whose purpose was to share lessons learned from field experiences in managing information for rural development. An initial section summarizes information in papers…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Agents, Data Analysis, Data Collection
Kassam, Yusuf, Ed.; Mustafa, Kemal, Ed. – 1982
This book, consisting of a series of discussion papers and case studies, is a compilation of the papers presented at a region 1 workshop on participatory research in Africa. Included in the volume are the following discussion papers: "The Concept of Development in the Social Sciences," by Kemal Mustafa and Deborah Bryceson; "The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Cooperative Programs, Data Collection
Shaw, Bryant P., Ed. – 1987
African history is a relatively new discipline and its sources, methodology, and content may be unfamiliar to those trained in European or U.S. history. Through presentations by African scholars, this document offers new strategies for integrating Africa into world history courses. Each presentation is followed by commentaries from experienced…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Diseases, Global Approach, Higher Education
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McMahon, Walter W. – Economics of Education Review, 1987
Discusses the overall efficiency of investment in primary and secondary education and technology transfer via investment both in physical capital and higher education in 30 of the poorest African countries. A high (21.2 percent) rate of return to investment in primary and secondary education was found. Includes six tables and 20 references. (MLH)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Behrman, Jere R. – Economics of Education Review, 1987
Surveys issues related to recent and prospective schooling investment in developing countries, including educational levels, changes, and demands between 1960-81, and identifies under- and over-achieving countries. Standard estimates overstate schooling impacts by not controlling for school quality, childhood family background, and geographical…
Descriptors: Cohort Analysis, Educational Attainment, Educational Economics, Elementary Secondary Education