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.
Chapter 13: Barriers to the Internet and Overcoming the Barriers
Barriers to the Internet and Overcoming the Barriers
Barriers to Using the Internet
In any form of instruction, the educator has three primary considerations: the learners to be reached, the instruction to be given, and the resources available to provide the instruction. When using the Internet for Distance Education, there is a fourth consideration: Does the intended audience of learners have access to the Internet? If so, are there any limitations to that access?
There are regions of the world that would benefit greatly from Internet ...