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close this bookTools forTeaching - A Visual Aids Workshop and Instruction Manual for Health Educators (Peace Corps, 1987, 227 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsSession 1. Introduction to the visual aids workshop
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Syllabus: Visual aids workshop


Key topic

Activity focus

Supporting materials

Method

Session 1

Introduction

1.1 Orientation to class structure and methods

course outline/syllabus
selected illustrations

explanation/discussion



1.2 Types of visual aids:
a survey

resource handout examples

demonstration/ discussion



1.3 Media & techniques:
an overview

materials & supplies

demonstration/ discussion


Principles of communication design

1.4 Design considerations

resource handout

discussion



1.5 Design process
· analyzing the problem
· identifying the target audience
· developing the concept
· evaluation strategies

prepared list

explanation/ discussion


General planning session

1.6 Project assignments
· PHC issues to be covered in seminar
· matching issues to a target audience
· method of presentation
· selection of visual aid

lists prepared in activity 1.2

team activity



1.7 Master plan

newsprint/felt pens

group activity


Homework assignment

1.8 Project #1:
idea generation

newsprint/felt pens

individual activity

Session 2

Planning session: Project #1

2.1 Review design principles

resource handouts

discussion/quiz



2.2 Review design process

prepared list from Session 1, Activity 1.5

discussion/quiz



2.3 Develop design/ presentation strategy
· brainstorm ideas
· discuss/evaluate
· select best solution

newsprint/felt pens
resource handouts

team activity



2.4 Sketches/script

newsprint/felt pens

team activity


Homework assignment

2.5 Initial design completion
Arrange pretest venue

newsprint/felt pens

self-directed
team activity

Session 3

Project #1
continued

3.1 Present initial design/script

sketches/storyboards
presentation script

group activity
critique/discussion


Production phase

3.2 Modify design

newsprint/felt pens

team activity



3.3 Finished artwork

art supplies

team activity


Homework assignment

3.4 Project #1 pretest

completed visual aid
presentation script
evaluation form

supervised
team activity

Session 4

Evaluation:
Project #1

4.1 Pretest reports

completed visual aid
presentation notes
evaluation form

group activity
critique/discussion


Project #2
design phase

4.2 Develop design/ presentation strategy
· brainstorm ideas
· discuss/evaluate
· select best solution

newsprint/felt pens
resource handouts

team activity



4.3 Sketches/script

newsprint/felt pens

team activity


Homework assignment

4.4 Modify Project #1
Project #2: complete design/script
Arrange pretest venue

art supplies
newsprint/felt pens

self-directed
team activity

Session 5

Evaluation:
Project #1

5.1 Present Project #1 final correction

Project #1

group activity


Project #2
-design phase

5.2 Present initial design/script

sketches/storyboards

group activity
critique/discussion


Production phase

5.3 Modify design

newsprint/felt pens

team activity



5.4 Finished artwork

art supplies

team activity


Homework assignment

5.5 Project #2 pretest

completed visual aid
presentation script
evaluation form

supervised
team activity

Session 6

Evaluation:
Project #2

6.1 Project #2: pretest reports

completed visual aid
presentation notes
evaluation form

group activity
critique/discussion


Project #3
-design phase

6.2 Develop design/presentation strategy
· brainstorm ideas
· discuss/evaluate
· select best solution

newsprint/felt pens
resource handouts




6.3 Sketches/storyboards

newsprint/felt pens

team activity


Homework assignment

6.4 Modify Project #2

art supplies

self-directed
team activity



Project #3: complete design/script

newsprint/felt pens




Arrange pretest venue



Session 7

Evaluation:
Project #2

7.1 Present Project #2 final correction

Project #2

group activity


Project #3
design phase

7.2 Present initial design/script

sketches/storyboards

group activity
critique/discussion



7.3 Modify design

newsprint/felt pens

team activity



7.4 Review poster design

chalkboard

group activity



7.5 Develop concepts
· brainstorm ideas
· discuss/evaluate
· select best solution

newsprint/felt pens
resource handouts

team activity



7.6 Group consensus
· present team ideas
· discuss/evaluate
· select best solution

team sketches

group activity


Homework assignment

7.7 Project #3 pretest

completed visual aid
presentation notes
evaluation form

supervised
team activity



Project #4 tight comp

art supplies

self-directed
team activity

Session 8

Evaluation:
Project #3

8.1 Pretest reports

completed visual aid
presentation notes
evaluation form

group activity
critique/discussion


Project #4
production phase

8.2 Silkscreen preparation

frames, silk, staples, tape as required

demonstration/team activity



8.3 Art preparation
· keyline pattern
· color separations

tracing paper
black fine tip pen
masking tape
tight comp

team activity


Homework assignment

8.4 Stencil cutting

blue film, exacto knife color separations

self-directed
team activity

Session 9

Evaluation:
Project #3

9.1 Present Project #3 final correction

Project #3

group activity


Project #4
production phase

9.2 Adhere stencils

cut stencils, rags, lacquer thinner, gloss varnish, newspaper

demonstration/group activity



9.3 Print poster

ink, squeegee, paper

demonstration/group activity



9.4 Clean-up

appropriate solvents

group activity


Homework assignment

9.5 Workshop evaluation
· fill out action plan
· take-home examination
· written evaluation

action plan form
take-home examination
pencil/paper

team activity
individual activities

Session 10

Project #4
- production phase

10.1 Complete printing

screen, ink, squeegee
partially printed posters

group activity



10.2 Clean-up

appropriate solvents

group activity



10.3 Take-home exam:
review & correction

take-home exams
answer key

group activity



10.4 Wind-up activities
· collect action plans
· collect evaluations
· distribute posters
· distribute supplies
· award certificates of completion

printed posters
excess supplies
certificates of completion

group activity