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Peace Corps, 2012
This document is intended to help Peace Corps Volunteers and their counterparts identify organizations that might provide books and other educational materials for schools and libraries in their communities. The services described for each organization listed in Section A apply specifically to Peace Corps Volunteers. The services and procedures…
Descriptors: Books, Donors, Library Development, Libraries
Peace Corps, 2014
This publication helps volunteers identify organizations that can provide books and other educational resources to their communities. It provides contact information and guidance on how volunteers and their community partners can submit requests and receive donations from the organizations listed, and it emphasizes the importance of sustainability…
Descriptors: Books, Educational Resources, Libraries, Schools
Ashrif, Muhammad I. – 1965
This English-Mandinka dictionary is part of the Peace Corps language training instructional materials series. Many of the entries include sample sentences illustrating the use of a given item. (CLK)
Descriptors: African Languages, Dictionaries, English, Instructional Materials
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 2003
This booklet, one of six that compose the Peace Corp's programming and training (P&T) guidelines, provides information and ideas on ways to increase each post's effectiveness through linking P&T. An introduction discusses the direct impact that P&T have on the success of each other, since, at the Peace Corps, programming drives…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, Community Development, Community Resources
Naranjo, Laura Villagomez; And Others – 1986
A set of Peace Corps materials for introductory Spanish contains 19 units on aspects of Spanish verbs: the verb "estar"; the present tense of regular verbs; the use of "necesitar" and "ir" with infinitives; "querer,""poner,""tener que" and the infinitive; the verb "ser"; the…
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Grammar
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Peckman, Sherri – English Journal, 1996
Describes a special project, in which at-risk ninth graders created a package of materials that a Peace Corps volunteer could take with him to Kyrghyzstan, where he was to teach English. Explains how the package contained an array of student-generated materials, including videos, newspapers, alphabet books, and cassette readings. (TB)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Cooperative Learning, High Risk Students, Newspapers
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 2002
Peace Corps volunteers are perceived as role models, technical specialists, teachers, counselors, heroes, and friends. This idea book shares specific ideas and frameworks for transferring the potential for positive guidance into classrooms and communities around the world. It concentrates on activities and strategies that increase girls' access…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Classroom Environment, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 1984
This module contains basic material to enable the workshop facilitator to teach concepts in agricultural marketing to Peace Corps volunteers. Introductory materials include general suggestions for the facilitator, a checklist, and a suggested timetable for a two-week workshop. The course is organized by 11 concepts: needs assessment, market…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Behavioral Objectives
Clark, Raymond C. – 1980
This handbook is a general introduction to the handbooks, methods, and materials used in Peace Corps language training classes. The first part of the handbook introduces the reader to the nature of language teaching and gives a general introduction to the handbooks. It also provides a more detailed description of the handbooks on (1) communication…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Education
Raulin, George – 1966
This material is a series of lessons prepared in French to give an introduction to the Kanouri language. The need for such material arose during a twelve-week Niger-Chad Peace Corps training project which took place at San Francisco State College in the summer of 1966. The teachers were bilingual French-Kanouri speakers, and it was therefore…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, African Languages
Kendall, Martha B., Comp.; And Others – 1980
This handbook presents samples of the Soninke language of West Africa in various contexts, such as folk tales, newspaper articles, personal histories, articles on history and culture, and articles on activities likely to be undertaken by Peace Corps volunteers. Much of the material is presented in a facing-page bilingual format, with a translation…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Languages, Cultural Education, Folk Culture
Shefsky, Mary Lou; Thompson, Daniel – 1985
This manual is designed to provide Peace Corps staff with materials that can be used in the inservice training of volunteers. It addresses areas outside the realm of the volunteer's technical job assignment, areas that are directly related to a volunteer's effectiveness on the job. The manual assumes that inservice training will take place 6-12…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Evaluation, Federal Programs
Cotton, John W. – 1975
The Peace Corps has probably had the most comprehensive system ever developed for large-scale selection of personnel; by 1973, nearly 400,000 persons had applied for appearance. During much of its history, a Division of Research has been operative; the monograph surveys most of the publications of that division as well as a number of other studies…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Evaluation, Federal Programs, Government Employees
Schleppegrell, Mary; Bowman, Brenda – 1986
This manual is a guide to the development of an instructional program in English for Specific Purposes (ESP). Step-by-step procedures for assessing student needs, setting achievable goals, designing a program, and selecting appropriate materials and activities for the classroom are outlined. The four language skills (listening, reading, speaking,…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Content Area Reading
American Univ., Washington, DC. American Language Center. – 1960
This bilingual glossary is part of the Peace Corps Program and Training Journal Reprint Series, which is an attempt to provide technical support to Peace Corps volunteers and to share its material on "intermediate technology" with other participants in the international development community. The glossary consists of an English-Spanish…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Personnel, Agriculture, Glossaries
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