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.

Curriculum Development for Internet-Based Distance Education

Curriculum development for internet-based distance education
by MichaelBailey

The 5 Phases of Curriculum Development

Many instructional models of curriculum development which are used when developing Information Technology (IT) programs were originally designed for face-to-face (classroom) instruction. The primary components of a Curriculum Guide have already been explained in Chapter 3, but it is necessary to make some adaptation of this process when working on curriculum development for Internet-based teaching. The table below segments the elements for curriculum development over the stages of instructional development, from Analysis to Evaluation, and augments the process with considerations specific to instruction delivery by Internet.

In the table, the term ...

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