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Global Education Handbook: Modules For Teaching Pre-School To Secondary School, Jennifer Ladd, Valerie Haugen, Elisabeth Allen, George Botelho, Ruth Collado, Attilio A. D'Amico, Gina Fusco, Frances Hitchens, Sandra Kartono, Mahnaz Mondanipour, David Raker, Elaine Reardon, Bobbie L. Rennix, Linea Swanquist, George Urch, Terri Wells Jan 1996

Global Education Handbook: Modules For Teaching Pre-School To Secondary School, Jennifer Ladd, Valerie Haugen, Elisabeth Allen, George Botelho, Ruth Collado, Attilio A. D'Amico, Gina Fusco, Frances Hitchens, Sandra Kartono, Mahnaz Mondanipour, David Raker, Elaine Reardon, Bobbie L. Rennix, Linea Swanquist, George Urch, Terri Wells

Global Education & Lifelong Learning

This handbook was developed to assist K-12 teachers who wish to introduce a global perspective into their curriculum. The modules were developed by classroom teachers and include such topics as: "Anti-bias Curriculum: A Multicultural Perspective,” “The African Influence in Puerto Rican Music,” and “Multicultural Education: An Approach through Beauty, Fashion and Art.” Organized according to grade levels, each module is divided into a series of lessons complete with objectives and a detailed description of materials and activities.

It is the purpose of the Global Education Handbook to contribute to networking within the community of educators, locally and globally. The Handbook ...


Community Learning Groups: A Method In Adult Literacy For Community Participation And Learning, Sirkka Kapango Hamutenya Jan 1996

Community Learning Groups: A Method In Adult Literacy For Community Participation And Learning, Sirkka Kapango Hamutenya

Master's Capstone Projects

The study was done in the context of the Namibia National Literacy Program and was influenced by my working environment. While studying adult education, and by being exposed to a variety of philosophical views and ideas, I tried to reflect those views and ideas to the adult learner groups who graduated from the Namibia National Literacy Program as well as to those in the communities not attending any classes. The questions I had in my mind were the following: What can they do together to learn? How can they utilize their new skills to get involved in participatory community development ...


Making Our Own Path: Facilitator Training For Alternative Development, Ana Lucila Pacheco Jan 1996

Making Our Own Path: Facilitator Training For Alternative Development, Ana Lucila Pacheco

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Using Distance Education To Improve Teaching In Namibia: Teachers' Views On An Inservice Training Program., Ndinovaameni Christian Shatona Jan 1996

Using Distance Education To Improve Teaching In Namibia: Teachers' Views On An Inservice Training Program., Ndinovaameni Christian Shatona

Master's Capstone Projects

Teacher education in Namibia is likely to involve more participants and more expenditure in the future. Analysis of the substance and character of teacher education programs as seen by the teachers are very important for the public. This study is a compilation of the thoughts of almost 70 teachers enrolled in a distance teacher education program. Their views are captured in conversations, observations, interviews and on questionnaires. Voice is an important aspect of the study, for both content and tone. The actual words of teachers have been quoted directly and at leng·�h, so that they may speak for themselves ...


Crossing Borders: Rethinking Farmworker Education In The California Context, Ellen Licht Jan 1996

Crossing Borders: Rethinking Farmworker Education In The California Context, Ellen Licht

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Context And Factors In Acquiring Literacy Skills: A Case Study Of Two Adult Literacy Classes In Namibia, Walter Naftalie Kahivere Jan 1996

Context And Factors In Acquiring Literacy Skills: A Case Study Of Two Adult Literacy Classes In Namibia, Walter Naftalie Kahivere

Master's Capstone Projects

This study was conducted over a period of three and a half months in two Stage One literacy classes. The main aim of the study was to determine whether the National Literacy Program in Namibia is addressing the specific literacy needs of these two classes. The case study covers 35 learners in Windhoek. The study concluded that some learning did take place in the classes, if the results of final examination is something to go by. The attendance and dedication of the learners and the promoters was outstanding. However, this study noted that the learners came with a broader expectation ...


The Natural Resource Management Analytical Framework: A Training Workshop, Katie Carruth Jan 1996

The Natural Resource Management Analytical Framework: A Training Workshop, Katie Carruth

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Collective Vision: Activism In Many Voices, Sally R Habana-Hafner Jan 1996

Collective Vision: Activism In Many Voices, Sally R Habana-Hafner

Center for Immigrant and Refugee Community Leadership and Empowerment (CIRCLE) Project

No abstract provided.


The Learning Cart Module: Community Outreach, Sally Habana-Hafner, Ellen Licht, V. Heroldt Murangi Jan 1996

The Learning Cart Module: Community Outreach, Sally Habana-Hafner, Ellen Licht, V. Heroldt Murangi

Community Development

Today's leaders must understand their role as enablers who help people to change their lives and communities. They must recognize that people are responsible for their own development and rely on non-directive guidance to facilitate community action. Enabling leaders are concerned with coordinated efforts and productive performance by the group they work with and have traits and skills which integrate individual needs into collective goals. Perhaps most importantly, enabling leaders have the ability to develop leadership potential in people.

This module seeks to sensitize participants to the complexities of doing effective outreach and to provide them with and understanding ...


Assessment, Sumon Tuladhar Jan 1996

Assessment, Sumon Tuladhar

Action-Learning Manuals for Adult Literacy

This manual outlines how to assess the progress of literacy learners in whole language literacy. Literacy teachers in Massachusetts developed many of the ideas and assessment tools in the manual, which have been adapted to encourage experimentation and use by literacy programs in developing countries.

Action Learning Manuals teach practitioners the theories and methods of community-based literacy education. The manuals are based on the assumption that literacy programs are most effective when local practitioners work closely with learners to create their own materials and curriculum. The Action Learning Manuals present basic concepts and guidelines to help practitioners analyze their own ...


Supervision & Facilitator Support, Mainus Sultan Jan 1996

Supervision & Facilitator Support, Mainus Sultan

Action-Learning Manuals for Adult Literacy

A manual designed for organizations which employ facilitators in different sites and who need to provide them with ongoing supervision and support. The manual provides information and activities which are based on the author’s experience organizing and supervising literacy programs in Bangladesh.

The focus of this manual is to help you understand and implement an effective approach towards supervision and facilitator support. The manual provides a framework for exploring the principles of supervision and a series of activities to use in your program. Each activity is a step-by-step guide to help you collect information to design effective in-service training ...


Role Play, Mainus Sultan Jan 1996

Role Play, Mainus Sultan

Action-Learning Manuals for Adult Literacy

A manual which introduces creative strategies for the use of role play to stimulate discussion, analysis and writing activities that are based on the daily lives of literacy learners. The information is based on the author’s experience working with literacy groups in Bangladesh and in the U.S.

The purpose of this manual is to help practitioners use role play as a tool for creating learner-generated activities in a literacy class, or in a facilitator training program. This manual provides a framework to help you understand the concept of role play and how it can be part of an ...


Producing Newsletters For New Literates, Mainus Sultan Jan 1996

Producing Newsletters For New Literates, Mainus Sultan

Action-Learning Manuals for Adult Literacy

This manual provides detailed information on one method for creating local literacy materials. It is based on the author's experience producing newsletters and learner-generated materials in Bangladesh.

This manual is designed to help you create a newsletter with and for the new literates served by your literacy program. Step-by-step guidelines explain the process of publishing a newsletter including how to organize facilitators, learners and new literates to collect local news stories, how to edit, do a layout, and publish a local newsletter.

The manual is designed for literacy and nonformal education practitioners who want to provide graduates of their ...


Gender Perspectives In Literacy, Sushan Acharya, Joanie Cohen Jan 1996

Gender Perspectives In Literacy, Sushan Acharya, Joanie Cohen

Action-Learning Manuals for Adult Literacy

A manual which explores how gender issues affect literacy programs and women’s and girls’ education. The information is based on the author’s work with women’s groups in Nepal and Latin America.

Literacy programs designed specifically with women in mind can provide women with the guidance and support necessary to help them gain self-confidence and self-dignity. With creativity and commitment, facilitators in literacy classes can expand their program beyond basic reading and writing skills, using activities that will help both men and women improve women's status in the community, their access to community resources, and their overall ...


Literacy & Learning In Families And Communities, Joan Dixon, Joanie Cohen Jan 1996

Literacy & Learning In Families And Communities, Joan Dixon, Joanie Cohen

Action-Learning Manuals for Adult Literacy

This manual introduces practitioners to basic concepts and strategies for action research in their communities to identify local themes and develop culturally relevant literacy programs.

This Manual is designed for practitioners working in community-based organizations. The specific focus is literacy, but it is relevant for anyone involved in nonformal education, women and development, family and community health, early childhood education, community development, or other community and family-centered projects. It can also be adapted for programs that want to improve communication and understanding between families and organizations such as schools, health clinics or other service institutions.

The purpose of the manual ...


Jigsaw Map Making And Photo/Writing Wrap-Up, Edward Graybill, Kong Pharith Jan 1996

Jigsaw Map Making And Photo/Writing Wrap-Up, Edward Graybill, Kong Pharith

Technical Notes

Summary: This note describes the design and application of two activities used in assessing community development needs of villages in Cambodia. Descriptions include the method of use, further applications, and costs of each tool.


Stemtec Grant Proposal Narrative, Morton Sternheim, Allan Feldman, Richard Yuretich Jan 1996

Stemtec Grant Proposal Narrative, Morton Sternheim, Allan Feldman, Richard Yuretich

STEMTEC

No abstract provided.


Whole Language: An Integrated Approach To Reading And Writing, Joan Dixon, Sumon Tuladhar Jan 1996

Whole Language: An Integrated Approach To Reading And Writing, Joan Dixon, Sumon Tuladhar

Action-Learning Manuals for Adult Literacy

A manual which introduces the basic concepts for teaching reading and writing skills by creating literacy activities and learning materials in collaboration with learners. Portions of the manual were developed and tested with practitioners in Indonesia and Nepal.

The series offers the practitioner a wide variety of activities to choose from to meet the diverse needs of community literacy groups. The manuals are designed to complement each other, but can also be used independently. Two of the manuals, Whole Language: An Integrated Approach to Reading and Writing, and Literacy and Learning in Families and Communities, provide the core concepts for ...


The Learning Cart Module: Group Process, Sally Habana-Hafner, Joanie Cohen, Lucy Pacheco Jan 1996

The Learning Cart Module: Group Process, Sally Habana-Hafner, Joanie Cohen, Lucy Pacheco

Community Development

Today's leaders must understand their role as enablers who help people to change their lives and communities. They must recognize that people are responsible for their own development and rely on non-directive guidance to facilitate community action. Enabling leaders are concerned with coordinated efforts and productive performance by the group they work with and have traits and skills which integrate individual needs into collective goals. Perhaps most importantly, enabling leaders have the ability to develop leadership potential in people.

This module addresses fundamental issues and dynamics in working as a group for collective action. It begins by familiarizing participants ...


"From Snails To Alpha Males", A. Michael Marzolla Jan 1996

"From Snails To Alpha Males", A. Michael Marzolla

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.