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Title:Knowledge transmission in Ghana: alternative perspectives
Editors:Adomako Ampofo, AkosuaISNI
Kropp Dakubu, Mary EstherISNI
Year:2009
Periodical:Research Review (ISSN 0855-4412)
Pages:261
Language:English
Geographic term:Ghana
Subjects:teaching methods
languages of instruction
religious education
gender roles
Abstract:The papers collected in this volume were first submitted in 2002 as a follow-up to a roundtable on 'The State of Education in Ghana and Implications for Development' held at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association in Nashville. Introduction: knowledge transmission in Ghana: alternative perspectives (Akosua Adomako Ampofo and Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu); Papers: Political considerations in the choice of medium of instruction (Akosua Anyidoho and Nana Akua Anyidoho); Attitudes towards instruction in the local language: a case study of the perspectives of the 'small stakeholder' (Albert Awedoba); Adding value to the lecture in Ghanaian tertiary education institutions (Augustine Asaah); Gendered experiences in teaching: an exploration into the participation and needs of female teachers in deprived rural areas of Ghana (Leslie Casely-Hayford); Combating illiteracy with libraries: the Kathy Knowles example (Olive Adjah); Training and teaching of museum professionals in Ghana (Kwame Amoah Labi); The challenges of theological education in Ghana (Abraham Akrong); Power and protest: priesthood among the Fante-Akan (Brigid Sackey); Beyond equity and equality: voices of fear about gender advocacy in Ghana (Delali Badasu); Becoming an adult: the training of children in Ghana (Akosua Adomako Ampofo and John Boateng). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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