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Experiment in population education and attitude change

Francis Olu Okediji

Experiment in population education and attitude change

an evaluation of the film "My brother"s children" in two rural Nigerian communities

by Francis Olu Okediji

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Published by Africa Regional Council, International Planned Parenthood Federation in London .
Written in English

  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • My brother"s children [Motion picture],
    • Family -- Nigeria -- Case studies,
    • Population policy,
    • Nigeria -- Rural conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 73-74.

      Statementby Francis Oluokun Okediji and William Ogionwo.
      ContributionsOgionwo, William, joint author.
      LC ClassificationsHQ696.N5 O53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 74 p. ;
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4607333M
      LC Control Number77370694

      He cited a number of studies substantiating this change in students' attitudes over the last few decades. This accords with an increased tendency in the Western world to focus on the individual. US3 responded to the gender questions by emphasizing that society, and with it university education, were in transition, and that today's students are. The book - the textbook "Health promotion and health education" was prepared by a multidisciplinary team of experts, teachers of the subject from three higher educational institutions in the.

      But there has been no global effort to re-conceptualize population education since the UNESCO book was published in relate to analytical thinking and attitude change rather than. Out of this work came a model called the Yale attitude change approach, which describes the conditions under which people tend to change their attitudes. Hovland demonstrated that certain features of the source of a persuasive message, the content of the message, and the characteristics of the audience will influence the persuasiveness of a.

      ring Attitudes and Beliefs 3 Statistics teachers should be able to assess and monitor students’ feelings and ideas, so as to make sure all students either have or develop the dispositions described above and required to. The study of attitudes has had a long and preeminent history in the field of social psychology (Eagly, ; Eagly & Chaiken, ). The topic of attitudes is intrinsically appealing to psychologists and non-psychologists alike; we all hold attitudes about many different abstract (e.g., ideologies such as democracy and liberalism) and concrete (e.g., people, places, and things) attitude objects.

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The relationship between education and population has attracted the attention of both scholars and policymakers, especially since the mids. The rate of population growth and the number of people living on earth Experiment in population education and attitude change book both increased spectacularly since the beginning of the nineteenth century.

During the twentieth century, the human. population education should develop attitude and behavior toward a specifically identified goal. In a personal interview the Director of the Population Education Project in Sri Lanka (a country in the Asian region), expressed concern about this clause in the Asian Re gional UNESCO definition of population edu Size: KB.

Inan analysis of United Nations data by the journal Science concluded that a halt to population growth in this century was unlikely and projected that between bn and bn people would be living on the planet by This worries many.

When the Pew Research Center asked American scientists whether the expanding world population presented a problem, 82% agreed it. Five importance of population education are given below: Population education helps to understand the meaning of life by bringing changes in attitude and behavior of the people towards the population problems.

Population education can bring changes in traditional behavior and it gives inspiration for a small and happy family life.

The Regional Seminar on Population and Family life Education, UNESCO, Bangkok, defines: "It is an educational program which provides for a study of population situation in family, community, nation and the world, with the purpose of developing in the students, rational and responsible attitudes and behavior towards that situation.".

-UNESCO Regional workshop on population,family planning and life education held at Bangkok in “Population Education is an educational activity which is a part of a total social learning process ; is problem centred ;derives its content from population studies ; is concerned primarily with population- related interactions of individuals.

Behavior change, in context of public health, refers to efforts put in place to change people's personal habits and attitudes, to prevent disease. Behavior change in public health is also known as social and behavior change communication (SBCC). More and more, efforts focus on prevention of disease to save healthcare care costs.

This is particularly important in low and middle income countries. Population growth only exacerbates climate change, as more people demand more food and energy.

With renewable energy supplying only a small fraction of total energy use, fossil fuel use is expected to expand for the foreseeable future.

Water Scarcity: About 35 percent of the world’s people already face chronic water shortages.3 As the population. Attitude Change Definition. Attitudes are general evaluations of objects, ideas, and people one encounters throughout one’s life (e.g., “capital punishment is bad”).

Attitudes are important because they can guide thought, behavior, and feelings. Attitude change occurs anytime an attitude is modified. When a population of students grows rapidly, it can lead to teacher shortages, lack of funding and overcrowded schools.

All of that can contribute to worse outcomes for students in. The target population usually has varying characteristics and it is also known as the theoretical population. Accessible Population. The accessible population is the population in research to which the researchers can apply their conclusions.

This population is a subset of the target population and is also known as the study population. Population education should help people make informed alternative choices with regard to the solutions of the problems arising out of change in population in the context of sustainable development.

Population Education across the Curriculum. Population education has been introduced at various levels of education in different countries. Population Education is the only national program providing curriculum resources & professional development for K educators focusing on human population.

This review covers research on attitudes and attitude change published between and We characterize this period as one of significant progress toward an understanding of how attitudes form and change in three critical contexts. The first context is the person, as attitudes change in connection to values, general goals, language, emotions, and human development.

The second context is. About. Inoculation is a theory that explains how attitudes and beliefs can be made more resistant to future challenges.

For an inoculation message to be successful, the recipient experiences threat (a recognition that a held attitude or belief is vulnerable to change) and is exposed to and/or engages in refutational preemption (preemptive refutation, that is, defenses against potential.

Attitude Change & Cognitive Dissonance Experiments 1. Hovland and Wies () P’s read message and given the following source information. High credibility source = Robert Oppenhiemer Low credibility Source = Pravda Hovland and Wies () • After 2 week delay the low credible source is as persuasive as the high credible message.

Attitudes and Attitude Change Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Annual Review of Psychology 48(1) February w Reads How we measure 'reads'. Knowledge of and attitudes toward population growth and the environment: university students in Costa Rica and the United States - Volume 26 Issue 1 - KAREN D.

HOLL, GRETCHEN C. DAILY, SCOTT C. DAILY, PAUL R. EHRLICH, SARICE BASSIN. This book provides the student with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the basic issues in the psychological study of attitudes.

Drawing on research from Europe and the USA it presents up-to-date coverage of the key issues that will be encountered in this area, including attitude formation and change, functions of attitudes.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. change. ATTITUDE FORMATION In this first section we discuss four distinct ways in which attitudes can form towards some issue, event, person or thing.

These four ways in which attitudes can form are (in order of increasing psychological complexity) by mere exposure, by associative learning, by self-perception, and for functional reasons.

Abstract. Attitudes play a critical role in informing resulting behavior. Extending previous work, we have developed a model of population wide attitude change that captures social factors through a social network, cognitive factors through a cognitive .In order for attitude change to occur, there must be a discrepancy between the need being met by the attitude and the attitude itself.

Attitude change is accomplished by recognizing the function of the attitude for the individual, and designing strategies to produce a disparity between the attitude and one or more of the attitude functions.