Accession Number:

ADA399170

Title:

Learning by Radio in Afghanistan. Distance Learning as an Option for Societies in Crisis

Descriptive Note:

Working paper

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

This draft paper examines whether radio can be used to facilitate basic education in Afghanistan. It first explores educational problems in Afghanistan. It then reviews other developing countries use of radio as a means to transmit numeracy, literacy, and other basic skills. It concludes by examining what a sample curriculum for Afghanistan might look like. Throughout the report, it notes possible problems with and probable limits to attempts to use radio as a learning tool.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE