Throughout the developing world there are many media-based programs (radio, TV, and Internet) designed to encourage people to improve their lives by adopting certain changes in behavior. Behavior changes are more willingly undertaken and more systematically maintained when there are trained community workers to support the populace in their move towards the change. This book provides guidelines on the preparation of Distance Education programs that can hold the attention and motivate community workers, as well as people generally, toward behavior change. It guides readers in: " Setting up and managing Edu-tainment Distance Education projects" Determining the curriculum" Creating and reviewing the radio, TV, and Internet programs" Determining the pre- and postknowledge of the audience" Providing support books, participant guides, and responses.The author explains and demonstrates the 6Ts of successful lesson preparation and provides guidelines for the creation of various program formats, together with the sample of these formats.

Support Materials for Edu-Tainment Programs

Support materials for edu-tainment programs

Support Materials Introduction

It has long been realized that in behavior change communication, one medium alone is never enough. There is always a need for some type of support materials. This is as true for distance education programs as it is for behavior change programs for the general public. Support materials for community workers might take the form of flip charts, picture books, discussion guides, text books/booklets or other ...

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