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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
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
Jacobs, Linda – 1986
This document was developed in response to the need for simplified technical information for planning environmentally sound small-scale projects in third world countries. It is aimed specifically at those who are planning or managing small-scale livestock projects in less-developed areas of the tropics and sub-tropics. The guidelines included in…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Developing Nations
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