Learner Directed Adults are Learner Directed If they understand why they need the information you have, they are more likely to retain it. McCain DV, Creating Training Courses (When You're Not a Trainer). Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press, 1999.
Apply Learner-Direction Make sure learners know they will get: Story ideas; Tips for selling them to editors
Experiential Adults are Experiential They learn more by doing. They want to be actively involved in their learning. McCain DV, Creating Training Courses (When You're Not a Trainer). Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press, 1999.
Apply Experiential Learning Role-play: An interview with someone HIV+; Selling a story to an editor.
More Than One Teaching Method Curriculum should incorporate numerous instructional methods. Some adults learn best from lectures. Others value words and pictures. McCain DV, Creating Training Courses (When You're Not a Trainer). Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press, 1999.
Le Journaliste E. Boucicaut, au cours d’une présentation à Port-de-Paix, Haiti, Août 2007
Video from Howard Hughes Medical Institute How HIV infects a cell 12
Based on Prior Knowledge Adult learners often bring years of experience to the table. Build on what they know. McCain DV, Creating Training Courses (When You're Not a Trainer). Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press, 1999.
Apply Prior Knowledge Ask how learners have: Gotten information from government; Conducted a tough interview; Made numbers more interesting; Protected privacy of a source; Reported on an AIDS topic; Your idea here.
What Will You Talk About? Idea No. 1: Simple overview of HIV/AIDS, using Bob’s Refresher Course (included on this drive), and/or other slides.
What Will you Talk About? Idea No. 2: Any topic from the conference that’s relevant to your community. –Use conference notes and printed matter; –Use relevant websites; –Bring in appropriate local speaker.
What Will you Talk About? Idea No. 3: Vulnerable people in your community -- Women -- Children -- Medical workers -- Men in risky relationships
What Will You Talk About? Idea No. 4: Vulnerable groups in your community -- Local communities; -- National defense; -- Migrant workers; -- Agriculture; -- Education.
What Will You Talk About? Idea No. 5: Prevention -- Condoms – male or female -- Microbicides -- Limited sexual partners -- Clean needles -- Preventing mother/child transmission -- Male circumcision, for adults
What Will You Talk About? Idea No. 6: Transmission -- Unprotected sexual contact - IV drug use - Unsafe clinical environment - Mother-to-child transmission
What Will You Talk About? Idea No. 7 Obstacles in covering HIV/AIDS -- Ignorance of the facts -- Lack of interest from editors or viewers -- Fear -- Stigma & discrimination -- Lack of time -- Lack of official or editorial support -- Denialists -- Anything else?
What Will You Talk About? Idea No. 8 AIDS and … Tuberculosis Treatment as prevention Cure
BUSINESS HIV slows economic growth Growth Impact of HIV (1990-97) (80 developing countries) -1.6 -1.4 -1.2 -0.8 -0.6 -0.4 -0.2 0 05101520253035 HIV Prevalence Rate (%) Reduction in growth rate GDP per capita (%, per year) Source: R. Bonnel (2000) Economic Analysis ofHIV/AIDS, ADF2000 Background paper, World Bank. Slide adapted from UNAIDS: “Socio-Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa,” presented by Anita Alban and Lorna Guiness, ADF 2000.
Language Should Not Stigmatize For Example: -- “Person with HIV/AIDS,” not “AIDS victim or AIDS sufferer” –Sex worker, not prostitute –“contracted HIV…” not “was infected with HIV…” A separate list of appropriate language appears elsewhere on this drive.
Discussion/Story Ideas –How do people who are HIV+ feel about the word “ victim ” ? –Should sex workers be regulated? –Do we identify someone who is HIV+? –Can we follow an HIV+ person as he/she attempts to get medicine?
Discussion/Story Ideas Why are men reluctant to use condoms? What can we tell readers/viewers about a female condom? How do we report on MSM? How do we deal with denialists? Do we have an ethical obligation to cover HIV/AIDS?
Discussion/Story Ideas What research into HIV/AIDS is being done here in … What about a story about the stress on health professionals, like nurses, as they deal with people who are HIV+ and there is no money. NCDs How do families talk about HIV/AIDS? –To prevent it –If someone is living with it