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 15: The Production Team for Internet-Based Distance Education Material
The Production Team for Internet-Based Distance Education Material
- The Importance of the Team
- Case Study: Egypt's ‘Ask Consult’ Distance Education Training for Pharmacists
- Why Distance Education for this Project?
- Achieving the Training Goals
- Why a Learning Management System?
- Other Support Programs
- Why the Edu-tainment Approach?
- Steps in Preparing the Distance Education Program for Internet
- Internet Access and Computer Capabilities
The Importance of the Team
The key to any successful distance education project delivered by Internet is a competent and reliable development team. The mix of capabilities and commitment can determine the extent to which deadlines are met and users come away with a successful learning experience. The capabilities required to achieve the task of putting an ...