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Peace Corps, 2004
This manual is intended to provide both practical skills for engaging in nonformal education (NFE) and some underlying theory to help you define and develop your own approach to NFE. Based on two previously published Peace Corps resources, "Nonformal Education Manual" (ICE No. M0042) and "Nonformal Education Training Module" (ICE No. T0064), this…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Evaluation, Learning Activities, Educational Environment
Vander Mey, Brenda J.; McDonald, Sian I. – 2001
This booklet provides information on implementing the Landscapes for Learning (LFL) program, which was conceived to bring children, youths, and communities together to learn about landscaping while beautifying local schools and communities. The booklet begins with a discussion of the concept of environmental stewardship. Described next are the…
Descriptors: Community Education, Conservation (Environment), Educational Practices, Educational Resources
Pickering, Marianne – 1996
This book examines the cultural universal of education from a multicultural perspective and a time dimension. The text is written for juveniles, and includes many color photographs. Chapters include: (1) "What is Education?"; (2) "The Americas"; (3) "Africa"; (4) "Europe and the Middle East"; (5) "Asia"; and (6) "Australia and the South Pacific."…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies
Vella, Jane Kathryn – 1979
The effectiveness of visual aids in nonformal education depends on their relevance to the audience with which they are used, and this booklet provides a discussion of various factors for field workers to consider in designing and using simple visual aids in developing countries. Four specific types of visual aids are discussed in some…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Models
Herman, Marina Lachecki; Polich, Judith Y. – 1978
The 3-year Citizen Leadership Program was designed to develop citizen-directed planning in Wisconsin. The first year focused on citizen involvement in land use planning; the second year, on community goal setting; and the third year, on community development projects. A representative group of 30 citizens participated in the program's workshops…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apathy, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
Sullivan, Karen Collamore; Pigozzi, Mary Joy – 1984
Fourth in a series on nonformal education, this manual describes the networking experiences of the Non-Formal Education Information Center (NFEIC) and examines three complementary components: the letter answering services, the publications program, and the resource collection. Types of letters received are outlined, including those requesting…
Descriptors: Information Centers, Information Dissemination, Information Networks, Information Services
Davies, Margaret H. – 1981
This booklet for field workers and project developers describes two consecutive IPREFA projects in Honduras that integrated a responsible parenthood element into a functional education program and integrated several agencies into project planning and implementation. Preliminary information provides a basis for this nonformal education program and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation, Community Development
Wisconsin State Dept. of Natural Resources, Madison. – 1994
This report describes efforts of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to promote the teaching of hunting, fishing, and trapping skills. It is part of a three-pronged approach to assure the future of these activities in the state that will also include scientific management of fish and game resources and an analysis of factors and issues…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Nonformal Education
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Wilson, Terry; Martin, Joan – 1991
This report presents a model of collaborative effort that established a network of 15 university-based and 2 non-university based Centers for Environmental Education (CEE) in the Tennessee River watershed region. The report begins by establishing definitions for a Center for Environmental Education and a network system, both of which are…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Education Service Centers, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Stuart, Francis – Adult Education (London), 1979
Describes the Gateway Clubs, which work with local authorities to provide the mentally handicapped with opportunities for the enjoyment of leisure and recreation facilities. Makes recommendations for further developing voluntary and statutory authorities' collaboration, raising the general level of provision and leadership, and allocating…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Agency Cooperation, Guidelines