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Dei, George J. Sefa, Ed.; Hall, Budd L., Ed.; Rosenberg, Dorothy Goldin, Ed. – 2000
Indigenous knowledges encompass the cultural traditions, values, and belief systems concerned with the everyday realities of living in a particular place. They are imparted to the younger generation by community elders or are gained through direct experience of nature and its relationship with the social world. This collection of essays discusses…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Canada Natives, Cultural Interrelationships
ASPBAE Courier, 1991
This issue of the "Courier" examines the quality of life as it can be improved by adult education, especially in the countries of Asia, Africa, and the South Pacific. It also looks at the need for women's education. The following six articles are included: (1) "The Future of the Family" (Federico Mayor); (2) "Her Words on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
Kidd, Ross, Ed.; Colletta, Nat, Ed. – 1980
Case studies and seminar reports are provided that were presented at an international seminar to examine field experiences in using a culture-based approach to nonformal education. Part I, containing an introductory paper and nine case studies, focuses on indigenous institutions and processes in health, family planning, agriculture, basic…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Programs, Cultural Context
Dodds, Tony – 1972
A three part report first discusses some problems of rural development, education, and the mass media. The second, and basic part, consists of case studies which detail of projects which used various media in rural education programs in Africa, Canada, Europe, and India. And the third part is largely subjective and hypothetical: it is an attempt…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Correspondence Study, Developing Nations, Extension Education
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Hoskins, Marilyn W. – Development Communication Report, 1981
Criteria for establishing a project management plan for local community development of forestry programs in Africa are provided in the lead article, which elaborates upon approaches for encouraging participation in fuelwood production, determining community needs and responsibilities, assigning technical support personnel, and revitalizing rural…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Conservation (Environment), Cooperative Planning, Cultural Differences