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Hoxeng, James – 1973
Operating under the philosophy that people can learn from each other, the Nonformal Education Project trained 24 Ecuadorian campesinos in seven rural mestizo villages to instruct their peers in basic litaracy skills, negotiating techniques, and the development of self-esteem. Within a year of operation some of the original "facilitators"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Change Agents, Community Development
Hoxeng, James; And Others – 1975
The effects of using cassette-tape recordings for programming in a rural radio school program in Ecuador were examined. Radio schools broadcasted five afternoons a week and offered a primary school equivalency certificate at the completion of the course. Students were under the direction of an "Auxiliar" who followed the directions of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Affective Objectives, Basic Skills, Change Agents
Hoxeng, James – 1972
This paper describes a simulation game, "Hacienda," designed to replicate the economic and social realities of the peasants' situation in rural Ecuador. The game involves three to 15 players (and often more), one of whom, by a roll of the dice, takes the role of "hacendado," or hacienda owner, who gains title to all the…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Assertiveness, Attitude Change, Change Agents
Evans, David; Hoxeng, James – 1972
This report describes the basic goals, philosophy, and methodology of a rural non-formal education project designed to develop and disseminate educational materials in Ecuador. The majority of the population lives in rural settings where facilities are severely limited and the few learning resources seldom relate to the experience of rural…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement