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close this bookEducational Handbook for Health Personnel (WHO, 1998, 392 p.)
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View the documentObjectives of the Handbook
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View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentFor whom is this Educational Handbook intended?
View the documentHow to use the Handbook
View the documentIdentification of your needs as an educator
View the documentList of educational objectives
View the documentTheoretical background that will help you reach the educational objectives of the workshop
View the documentRecapitulative table of exercises proposed in the Handbook
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 1: Priority health problems and educational objectives
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 2: Evaluation planning
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 3: The teaching-learning concept and programme construction
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View the documentChapter 5: How to organize an educational workshop
View the documentChapter 6: Index and glossary
View the documentChapter 7: Bibliography
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Objectives of the Handbook


When you have studied this handbook you should be able to:

identify priority health problems and define the professional tasks which will provide the basis for determining educational objectives;

plan a curriculum;

construct tests and other measurement devices.


These skills will be based upon a measurable gain of knowledge concerning:

relationship between professional training programmes and subsequent practice;

principles of learning and role of the teacher;

role of objectives in educational planning;

principles and methods of curriculum planning;

principles and practice of educational evaluation.

You will also have strengthened your desire to go on learning and acquiring skills in education and will have mastered an effective way of setting about it.