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Bhola, H. S. – 1979
To provide an introduction to processes, issues, and problems of curriculum development in functional literacy and nonformal education, a monograph provides 11 chapters, each followed by exercises. The first chapter discusses curriculum development in relation to national development. The second chapter covers concepts of functional literacy and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Development, Community Education
Oxenham, John – 1975
The author feels that nonformal adult literacy education should be structured around several observations he has made concerning such education: adults learn to read and do arithmetic faster than do children; the difference in learning rate between adults and children in regard to writing is negligible; learners vary greatly in their learning…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations
Cilliers, Gerrie J. – 1991
This manual contains guidelines for individual organizations to follow in using a matrix model to determine and monitor their needs regarding nonformal skills training. Chapter 1 provides background to the development of the matrix model and the manual in the Republic of South Africa. It discusses the matrix, an instrument focusing on groups of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Afrikaans, Corporate Education, Foreign Countries
Bialosiewicz, Frank; Burns, Julie – 1983
Designed to create an awareness of health problems among children in Third World settings, the board game uses simulation and role playing to help participants identify the symptoms and consequences of six childhood diseases preventable by vaccination: measles, whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria, polio, and tuberculosis. The game also helps…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Children, Communicable Diseases, Developing Nations
Burns, Julie; Bialosiewicz, Frank – 1983
Intended to help pregnant women in Third World regions acquire the attitudes and skills necessary to help them maintain their health and that of their unborn children, the game uses role playing and simulation to stress the importance of prenatal care, teach the recognition and treatment of common pregnancy problems and danger signals, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Games
Whaples, Gene C.; Ewert, D. Merrill – 1979
The proceedings of the 1979 Lifelong Learning Research Conference held at the University of Maryland are reported in this document. Focusing upon non-formal adult education, the papers presented deal with environmental/leisure education issues, adult/continuing education concerns, community development, international education, volunteerism, and…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Community Development, Conference Reports
Manone, Carl J. – 1973
Detailing a multidimensional approach to educational improvement in Thailand, this document presents an in-depth description of a proposed 10-year pilot project aimed at elementary schools, teacher education, and rural education. The document's format includes numerous schematics and the following major divisions: a project summary; the national…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Concept Formation, Criteria, Developing Nations