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University of Massachusetts Amherst

1990

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

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Nomadic Education In Somalia: Policy And Strategy Assessment, Hassan A. Mohamed Jan 1990

Nomadic Education In Somalia: Policy And Strategy Assessment, Hassan A. Mohamed

Master's Capstone Projects

In this paper I will try to argue the need for reassessment of the national education policy and strategies to reflect the importance of the pastoral sector in the national development context. The basic premises of my argument are centered around the following assumptions:

a) The development potential of Somalia is largely dependent on the development of the pastoral sector;

b) Pastoralism is time-tested and the only viable response to the harsh ecology of many parts Somalia;

c) Pastoralists are rational, resourceful, skilled and highly adaptable to the unpredictable conditions, and do not resist change and innovations that they see ...


Utilizing Adult Learning Theory In Training In The Indonesian Family Planning Program, Justanti Salilo Jan 1990

Utilizing Adult Learning Theory In Training In The Indonesian Family Planning Program, Justanti Salilo

Master's Capstone Projects

The first part of my thesis is about the existence of training in the family planning context, along with some problems of current training. The second part is about the theories and principles of adults as learners that will be useful and applicable in the training program. The third part is about the process of how learning is encouraged in certain circumstances that may achieve a participant's needs and expectations. In my conclusion I tried to put some emphasis on how the practitioners who are always involved in training should be and some recommendations that might be useful for ...


Theory And Practice Of Reactivation In The Standard Oral Lesson, Dumery Noe Serge Jan 1990

Theory And Practice Of Reactivation In The Standard Oral Lesson, Dumery Noe Serge

Master's Capstone Projects

In this Master's Project I would like to propose a technique that will enable school learners of English as a Foreign Language to become more conversant with some structures which are seldom used in the students' active repertoire. By the time they reach "Seconde" (10th Grade) learners have been introduced to most intermediate and a good number of advanced structures of the English language. However, some of these structures are used by the students only passively, that is they are recognized only in reading or when they are heard. To reinforce the structures which they recognize as they read ...


A Situational Analysis And Recommendations For Educational Policy For Addressing The Problem Of Out-Of-School Youth In Cabo Verde, Ondina Ferreira Jan 1990

A Situational Analysis And Recommendations For Educational Policy For Addressing The Problem Of Out-Of-School Youth In Cabo Verde, Ondina Ferreira

Master's Capstone Projects

The objective of this project is to examine the negative effects of the current formal educational policy in Cape Verde and to recommend to the Ministry of Education some educational alternatives in order to deal with the out-of-school youth's problem in the country.

Problem: The Legal system places outside secondary school the young who are considered overage (16 years old and above) to get her/his first application.

actually and annually approximately one thousand young people leave middle school without possibility to pursue their secondary education. Generally, speaking, the out-of-school youths belong to the socially and economically disadvantaged population ...