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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2001
This training manual is intended to introduce local government representatives (LGRs) to the concepts of literacy and development and the role of LGRs in nonformal education (NFE). The manual's primary objective is to encourage participatory dialogue and shaping of experiences by LGRs. It can also serve as a tool for demonstrating the essential…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Definitions, Delivery Systems
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Barta, Jim; Abeyta, Ann; Gould, Drusilla; Galindo, Ed; Matt, Georgia; Seaman, Delverne; Voggessor, Garrit – Journal of American Indian Education, 2001
Interviews with five Shoshoni elders during a 1-year study showed that mathematics was integral to daily life and reflective of their culture. Classroom activities are described that integrate traditional Shoshoni mathematical knowledge into mathematics instruction. This knowledge may help Shoshoni students develop a deeper understanding of…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Class Activities
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Jones, T. Griffith; Jones, Linda Cronin – Science and Children, 2000
Explains the procedure of constructing a geological timeline pit for elementary and secondary science classes. Presents a follow-up activity and discusses the impact of fossil pits. (YDS)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips, Nonformal Education
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Melber, Leah M. – Science Scope, 2000
Discusses learning environments for informal science learning and points out the importance of an environment on student learning. Suggests several tips for field trip organization and accessing learning materials. (YDS)
Descriptors: Aquariums, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Field Trips
Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
Frith, Michael, Ed.; Reed, Horace B., Ed. – 1982
This manual is designed to provide trainers with detailed information on designing and implementing workshops concerning lifelong learning. The handbook is intended for trainers working as educational, staff development, and organizational development consultants in such orqanizations as human service agencies, business and industry, self-help…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Agency Cooperation, Andragogy
World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland). – 1986
This task-oriented manual for the training of community health workers in nutrition presents information and instructions in two parts. The first part consists of three chapters. The first chapter introduces the guidelines; the second deals with teaching skills and is intended to improve teaching. The third chapter presents some basic facts about…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Breastfeeding, Community Health Services, Course Content
Rogers, Alan – 1987
This report is one of a series of booklets prepared especially for extension workers and others engaged in development programs within or outside universities. It discusses what is meant by extension when applied to universities and reviews the various forms of extension (preentry courses, part-time courses, para-university courses,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Programs, Community Education, Continuing Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
Presented are syllabi and course outlines which demonstrate how certain curricula of national development programs such as agriculture and health can become useful vehicles for disseminating population education concepts. The descriptions are intended to help instructors identify entry points into which population education topics can be…
Descriptors: Adults, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
The lessons and curriculum materials presented are intended for workers in various community development programs who wish to incorporate population education messages in an integrated and comprehensive manner. Each sample lesson plan includes a summary of its content, objectives, methodology, and intended audience. Four major development efforts…
Descriptors: Adults, Agricultural Education, Community Development, Developing Nations
Roth, Charles E.; Lockwood, Linda G. – 1979
Presented are over 100 environmental education activities which use the local community for a learning site and resource. These lessons are grouped under seven topical headings: (1) biological neighbors, (2) physical environs, (3) built environs, (4) social environs, (5) understanding ourselves, (6) influencing change, and (7) improvement and…
Descriptors: Community Problems, Community Study, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Warfield, John N. – 1979
Discussed in this volume is the development of a design for a Regional Environmental Learning System. This design begins with the generation of options from which later design changes will be made. Topics covered include: (1) mission for environmental education; (2) political perspectives for design; (3) the task of conceptual design; and (4)…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs
Warfield, John N. – 1979
This volume focuses on elaborating the concept and design of a Regional Environmental Learning System (RELS). Chapters are devoted to close examination of concept and design including: (1) introduction, (2) definition of RELS, (3) RELS structure and operation, (4) dealing with environmental issues through RELS, (5) mobilizing interest in RELS, (6)…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs
Warfield, John N. – 1979
The steps, approaches, and tools of the collective inquiry process posited by a Regional Environmental Learning System is the subject of this volume. Approaches discussed include: (1) charette approach, (2) AT&T/Battelle approach, and (3) the Washington State approach. Tools for collective inquiry are described and field tests are discussed.…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Educational Assessment
Warfield, John N. – 1979
This volume deals with the evaluation of a Regional Environmental Learning System (RELS). Five contexts of local evaluation are discussed: (1) evaluation by a board of directors, (2) evaluation of impact of inservice, (3) evaluation of bias, (4) evaluation of student achievement, and (5) ethnographic evaluation of a community-based program. Case…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment
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