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close this book Appropriate community technology - A training manual
View the document Contents
View the document The Farallones Institute Rural Center
View the document CHP International, INC.
View the document Preface
View the document Acknowledgments
View the document Introduction
close this folder Phase I: Introduction to training
View the document Phase I Calendar
View the document Session 1. Sharing perceptions of appropriate technology: an ice breaker
View the document Session 2. Defining expectations of the appropriate community technology training program
View the document Session 3. Group resource assessment
View the document Session 4. Appropriate educational and learning processes part 1: non-formal education (nfe) and international community development work
View the document Session 4. Appropriate educational and learning processes part 2: adult learning theory and how it is used in this training program
View the document Session 5. Development of facilitation skills criteria
View the document Session 6. Cross-cultural awareness and communication
View the document Session 7. Hollow square
View the document Session 8. Health in a cross-cultural context
View the document Session 9. Community resource investigation
View the document Session 10. An exercise in problem solving: formulating a plan for well-being
View the document Session 11. Communication and listening skills
View the document Session 12. Construction of earthen block molds: a focus on group dynamics
View the document Session 13. Construction of earthen blocks
View the document Session 14. Global energy issues
View the document Session 15. Introduction to the evaluation process
View the document Session 16. Evaluation and integration of training themes
close this folder Phase II: Earthen construction and fuel-saving cookstoves
View the document Phase II Calendar
View the document Session 1. Environmental health and sanitation
View the document Session 2. Traditional methods of cooking: an introduction to cookstove technologies
View the document Session 3. Fuel-saying cookstoves: gathering information
View the document Session 4. Cookstove design and innovations
View the document Session 5. Thinking in pictures: introduction to design drawing
View the document Session 6. Introduction to independent study
View the document Session 7. Cookstove operation function and design principles
View the document Session 8. Understanding the cookstove design process and soil mixes
View the document Session 9. Insolation meter construction
View the document Session 10. Cookstove construction
View the document Session 11. Nature of volunteerism: expectations beyond training
View the document Session 12. Food issues
View the document Session 13. The role of the volunteer in development: definition of appropriate technology
View the document Session 14. Stove promotion and dissemination
View the document Session 15. Explaining completed cookstoves
View the document Session 16. Evaluating cookstove efficiency
View the document Session 17. Diagnosing and repairing malfunctioning cookstoves
View the document Session 18. Other responses to fuel scarcity
View the document Session 19. Charcoal production and stoves
View the document Session 20. Custom and food
View the document Session 21. Design and construction of the second stove part one: stove base
View the document Session 22. Alternative cookstoves: presentations
View the document Session 23. Basic nutrition
View the document Session 24. Cookstove operation
View the document Session 25. Cookstove development and innovation
View the document Session 26. Cookstove information and resources/ evaluation of cookstove training
close this folder Phase III: Pedal/treadle power
View the document Phase III Calendar
View the document Session 1. Maternal and child health: part 1
View the document Session 2. The path of the sun
View the document Session 3. Introduction to pedal/treadle power
View the document Session 4. Design considerations for pedal/treadle power
View the document Session 5. Classical mechanics: principles of pedal/treadle power
View the document Session 6. Use of appropriate aids to communication
View the document Session 7. Maternal and child health: part 2
View the document Session 8. Part one: familiarization with materials and tools
View the document Session 8. Part two: familiarization with the bicycle
View the document Session 9. Introduction to design considerations
View the document Session 10. Presentation of designs
View the document Session 11. Construction of pedal/treadle-powered devices
View the document Session 12. Blacksmithing and metalwork
View the document Session 13. Appropriate technologies for health
View the document Session 14. Case studies in community health
View the document Session 15. Preparation for pedal/treadle presentations* *
View the document Session 16. Heat transfer
View the document Session 17. The role of the volunteer in development: international development part 1: the green revolution: successes and failures
View the document Session 18. Presentation of pedal/treadle-power devices
View the document Session 19. Volunteers in development part one. women in development
View the document Session 20. Mid-program evaluation part one : program evaluation
close this folder Phase IV: Solar water heaters
View the document Phase IV Calendar
View the document Session 1. The role of the volunteer in development: international development part 2: the green revolution: successes and failures
View the document Session 2. Introduction to solar water heaters
View the document Session 3. Assessing community water needs and uses
View the document Session 4. Introduction to solar water heating: determining hot water demand
View the document Session 5. Plumbing a solar water heater
View the document Session 6. Sizing a solar water heater
View the document Session 7. Demonstrating a technical concept
View the document Session 8. Shade mapping and solar siting
View the document Session 9. Design of solar water heaters.
View the document Session 10. Construction of solar water heaters
View the document Session 11. Multi-media standard first aid
View the document Session 12. Wind technology
View the document Session 13. Volunteer in development part 2: women in development
View the document Session 14. House design in four climates
View the document Session 15. Presentation of solar water heaters
close this folder Phase V: Solar agricultural dryers
View the document Phase V Calendar
View the document Session 1. Introduction to agricultural dryers
View the document Session 2. Tour of solar dryers
View the document Session 3. Solar agricultural dryer design procedures and rules of thumb
View the document Session 4. Two-hour dryer construction
View the document Session 5. Review of existing solar dryer plans
View the document Session 6. Smoke testing solar dryers
View the document Session 7. Introducing new technologies: solar dryers
View the document Session 8. Design of solar agricultural dryers
View the document Session 9. Site selection and preparation
View the document Session 10. Construction of solar agricultural dryers
View the document Session 11. Issues and methods in development and diffusion of appropriate technology
View the document Session 12. Natural cooling
View the document Session 13. Approaches to health systems
View the document Session 14. Nutritional gardening
View the document Session 15. Practical drying tips
View the document Session 16. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
View the document Session 17. Dryer assessment and modification
View the document Session 18. Introduction to cost benefit analysis (cba)
View the document Session 19. Presentation of solar dryers
View the document Session 20. Introduction to the final phase of the training program
close this folder Phase VI: Concluding the program: The energy fair
View the document Phase VI Calendar
View the document Session 1. Orientation to final assessment and evaluation
View the document Session 2. Preparation for the energy fair
View the document Session 3. The energy fair
View the document Session 4. Final clean-up and project disassembly
View the document Session 5. Energy fair evaluation
View the document Session 6. Training program evaluation
View the document Session 7. Resources
close this folder Appendices
View the document Appendix A: Skills for development facilitators
View the document Appendix B: Two-week workshops
View the document Appendix C: Bibliographies

Appendices