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 6: Edu-Tainment Formats—Radio the Fictional Workshop
Edu-Tainment Formats—Radio the Fictional Workshop
The Fictional Workshop: Radio
The fictional workshop is more suited to radio than to television because radio can more easily present a believable workshop even with a limited number of actors. The idea of setting Edu-tainment programs in a workshop might seem at first to be boring. After all, Edu-tainment is supposed to deliver the clear instruction in an entertaining setting and a workshop does not, at first, sound very entertaining. There are ways, however, in which this fairly obvious setting can be made attractive. The secret lies in the variety of characters who are present at the fictional ...