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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
Smith, William A. – 1980
The Education Game, a simulation designed to help professional educators experience what schooling means to students, was originally developed to introduce rural Ecuadorian farmers, who had little formal contact with schools, to the schooling experience, and was later expanded to stimulate discussion among Ecuadorian teachers on school-related…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Dramatic Play, Educational Discrimination, Educational Games
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
Yunus, Ibrahim; Dilts, Russ – 1983
Discussion starters, the result of collaboration between the Indonesian Directorate General of Nonformal Education, Youth, and Sports, and World Education, Inc., are simple learning tools used to generate discussion among community groups involved in nonformal education. Appropriate in and adaptable to a variety of settings, content areas, and…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Community Education, Debt (Financial), Discussion
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
Tisa, Benedict – 1979
The purpose of the document is to present ideas as guidelines for developing communication strategies to use in promoting change in rural Bangladesh villages. It gives hypothetical examples to show how communication material can be developed; offers a schematic design meant to show how communications personnel can function within the framework of…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Communications, Behavior Change, Change Strategies
Population Education in Asia and the Pacific Newsletter and Forum, 1990
Produced by the Department of Non-Formal Education of Thailand, this illustrated booklet supports the National Literacy and Quality of Rural Life Year Campaign. Written in poetry form and geared for neoliterates, this booklet cites the pros and cons of both small and large families without encouraging preference for either size family. (JJK)
Descriptors: Early Reading, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Family Planning