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American Private Foundations In Russia: Locating Priorities, Natalia Kovalyova Jan 2002

American Private Foundations In Russia: Locating Priorities, Natalia Kovalyova

Master's Capstone Projects

The study describes the increasing international assistance in the field of education in Russia and focuses on programs implemented by the US private foundations, tracing, translation of the foundations goals into actual programs in the region. Using data from a variety of sources, foundations program portfolios are analyzed in relation to thematic diversity and geographic spread; types of support and major recipients of aid. Then, a comparative documentation analysis is applied to the programs' descriptions. A case study of two recent initiatives in Russian higher education is presented.


A Model Of Academic Program Review For Program Improvement, Azat Muradov Jan 2001

A Model Of Academic Program Review For Program Improvement, Azat Muradov

Master's Capstone Projects

The purpose is to develop a model of academic program review for program improvement and determine the implications of this model for institutionalization at Turkmen higher education institutions. The study builds on the communalities in institutional approaches relative to designing, conducting and using program review at selected public universities in the United States. The study is primarily concerned with institutional approaches that are oriented towards improving academic programs.

Communalities in improvement-oriented academic program reviews share earlier findings in the research. In the reviewed documents, the key role belonged to the program individuals. Other characteristics included facilitating faculty participation in all ...


Transformation In Communities And Individuals In International Development, James Richard Troudt Jan 1997

Transformation In Communities And Individuals In International Development, James Richard Troudt

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Students’ Dropout In Continuing Education: A Namibian Case Study, Vekaama Heroldt Murangi Jan 1997

Students’ Dropout In Continuing Education: A Namibian Case Study, Vekaama Heroldt Murangi

Master's Capstone Projects

This study was undertaken in Namibia, to determine causes for student dropouts m continuing education face-to-face centers. The utilized sample in the study consisted of one hundred and seventy learners (including both current & non-continuing learners), and sixty tutors. In this context, dropout refers to those students enrolling for a course (Grade 10, Standard 10) at face-to-face centers and discontinuing their studies before completing the entire course. It is required from all learners to attend classes regularly before they can sit for the final external examination taking place annually in October or November.

Chapter 1 of the study gives a general ...


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 ...


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 ...


Supervision In Inservice Teacher Training In Cote D’Ivoire: How To Train Efl Supervisors, Adama Konate Jan 1989

Supervision In Inservice Teacher Training In Cote D’Ivoire: How To Train Efl Supervisors, Adama Konate

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Youth Unemployment: An Analysis Of The Problem And Possible Solutions In Tanzania, Kenya, And Botswana, Noman M. Hiza Jan 1989

Youth Unemployment: An Analysis Of The Problem And Possible Solutions In Tanzania, Kenya, And Botswana, Noman M. Hiza

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Science Teacher Training In Tanzania: A Study Of Junior Secondary And Primary School Teacher Training Programs, Ward M.J. Mavura Jan 1987

Science Teacher Training In Tanzania: A Study Of Junior Secondary And Primary School Teacher Training Programs, Ward M.J. Mavura

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Participatory Research: Review And Reflection, Charles M. Harns Jan 1984

Participatory Research: Review And Reflection, Charles M. Harns

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Farming Systems In Southern Mali: How To Improve Small Farmers’ Management Behaviors, Amadou Mamou Kone Jan 1984

Farming Systems In Southern Mali: How To Improve Small Farmers’ Management Behaviors, Amadou Mamou Kone

Master's Capstone Projects

The study aims at designing a need analysis methodology and a curriculum that deals with the decision making process of small farmers in allocates resources cultural production. The research will be implemented in the Operation H Valley (OHV) and with food crop production. The samples under study concern 33 households 4 different villages.

The focus of study was the actual reactions (behaviors) of farmers in terms of decisions made; actions undertaken and the consequences of the actions with regard to three factors: the input supply system (credit system and extension activities), the market system, and the farmers individual goals and ...