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The Popular Performing Arts, Non-Formal Education and Social Change in the Third World: A Bibliography and Review Essay. Bibliography No. 7.
Kidd, Ross – 1982
Intended as a tool for non-formal education practitioners and researchers in identifying a range of relatively fugitive material, this bibliography includes 1,779 references to descriptive and analytical materials concerning the use of the performing arts as a medium for education and social change in the Third World. An introductory essay offers…
Descriptors: Community Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Folk Culture
Popular Theatre and Non-Formal Education in Botswana: A Critique of Pseudo-Participatory Popular Education. Working Paper No. 5 (Revised).
Kidd, Ross; Byram, Martin – 1982
Designed to show that highly participatory, engaging, entertaining, and locally understandable communication forms can be used not only to liberate but also to domesticate, this paper presents case studies of several nonformal education projects in Botswana that attempted to follow the approach of Paulo Freire by using popular theatre to encourage…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Case Studies, Change Strategies, Cultural Activities
From People's Theatre for Revolution to Popular Theatre for Reconstruction: Diary of a Zimbabwean Workshop. CESO Verhandeling No. 33.
Kidd, Ross – 1984
Focusing on the experience of one of seven working groups at a theater-for-development workshop in Zimbabwe, this report details the process followed by many groups, and reveals some of the major learnings, dilemmas, contradictions, strengths, and limiting factors found in a practical village-based theater-for-development process. A brief…
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Drama
Byram, Martin; Kidd, Ross – Community Development Journal, 1978
Nonformal educators in Botswana have shown that the performing arts, "popular" or "folk" theater, can play an important role in community education but that problems must be resolved to achieve progressive social change. (MF)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Community Action, Community Education, Developing Nations
Kidd, Ross – Educational Broadcasting International, 1978
Technological considerations may overwhelm the user's capacity to analyze problems and select the most appropriate medium for the task. This discussion paper describes video use in Botswana over a four-year period and then makes a comparative analysis of video and other communication media as tools for nonformal education. (Author/JEG)
Descriptors: Cartoons, Developing Nations, Educational Programs, Nonformal Education