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Patel, Runa – 1990
Nonformal education is explored in the context of development in order to provide researchers with fundamental tools for selecting nonformal educational activities that can provide a framework for analysis. Criteria that can be used to determine nonformal educational activities are identified; development as the setting of nonformal education is…
Descriptors: Change, Comparative Education, Concept Formation, Educational Development
Charters, Alexander N. – 1992
One of the most important recent developments in comparative adult education (CAE) has been the formation in 1987 of the Committee for Study and Research in Comparative Adult Education (CSRCAE), jointly founded by the International Council of Adult Education and the International Congress of University Adult Education. The Committee continues to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History
Kidd, Ross – 1982
Intended as a tool for non-formal education practitioners and researchers in identifying a range of relatively fugitive material, this bibliography includes 1,779 references to descriptive and analytical materials concerning the use of the performing arts as a medium for education and social change in the Third World. An introductory essay offers…
Descriptors: Community Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Folk Culture
Siddiqui, Dilnawaz A. – 1978
Studies of the role of education in human development, especially in relation to approaches to national education in developing countries, are cited in this 45-item annotated bibliography. Other topics covered include educational development in rural areas, and development through non-formal and adult education programs. Case studies of individual…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Developmental Programs
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1975
The document presents 11 papers dealing with educational administration in developing nations. It is intended to aid UNESCO staff members and other educational advisors as they collaborate with policy makers in developing nations to improve educational programs. Written by staff members of UNESCO's Division of Educational Finance, the papers…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cooperation, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
Coombs, P. H. – 1975
Rural development is a far more complex, long term proposition than has been generally admitted, for it involves a fundamental transformation across social, political, and economic lines. While the learning needs of rural populations vary considerably, educational planning for all rural areas should incorporate the concept of learning as a…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Change Strategies, Community Education, Cooperative Planning
Instructional Technology Report, 1975
This issue is dedicated to folk media. Using Indonesia for his case study, Dr. Nat Colletta analyzes traditional culture as a medium for development. Juan Diaz Bordenave expresses doubts about adapting folk media to development objectives; Susan Hostetler and Arthur Gillette report on uses of the theater to promote development objectives; and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Drama, Educational Development, Educational Technology
ICIT Report, 1976
This issue focuses on uses and techniques of radio for educational purposes in developing nations. Two health education projects are described which are utilizing open broadcasting to attract a mass audience of listeners not committed to a structured radio education program. Kenya's Swahili language radio serial, "Giving Birth and Caring for your…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comedy, Delivery Systems, Developing Nations
The NFE Exchange, 1978
Presenting an international perspective on non-formal education development efforts for women, this booklet contains (1) an article on women in development, (2) highlights of nonformal education projects for women, and (3) a bibliography of documents and journals on world-side issues related to women in development. The article is an overview of…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Essays
Mannan, M. A. – 1975
The 303 items in the annotated bibliography are arrayed under four headings: (1) general literature--economic issues, (2) general literature--nonformal education, (3) economics of nonformal education (including cost-benefit analysis, investment and return in human capital, and economics of on-the-job training and retraining), and (4) planning and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Economic Development
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
Kiros, Fassil G.; And Others – 1975
Fiscal and other economic constraints facing developing nations underscore the need for careful and detailed planning for education focused on the identified purposes. Until recently educational requirements have been measured in terms of inputs. Effectiveness measurements change the basis for judging the educational system from such input or…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Measures, Cross Cultural Studies, Developing Nations
Farmer, James A., Jr.; Papagiannis, George – 1975
The document focuses on the evaluation processes of educational programs in nonformal education which are designed to help adults develop new attitudes and practices particularly in developing countries. It consists of two articles which discuss basic evaluation concepts in nonformal education. The first article, Perspectives on Evaluation, by…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment
Kidd, J. Roby – 1974
The successes and failures of the many plans and dreams for education during the 1960s are examined together with why many of these schemes did not succeed, and how most of the problems of illiteracy, unemployment and underemployment, inadequate qualified manpower, and irrelevant and outdated educational methods and facilities still remain. It is…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Educational Change
Grandstaff, Marvin; And Others – 1974
Historical perspectives on nonformal education are examined in this report which is one of a series on nonformal education. Background information for the series is included in document SO 008 058. Chapter 1 relates nonformal education to the concept of development now held by such international assistance agencies as the World Bank and UNESCO.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Development
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