Published on February 4, 2009
Innovative Technology for Teacher Development in Life Skills and HIV/AIDS Awareness Greg Sales http://international.sewardinc.com
DVD Strengths • Players are inexpensive, costing less than $100 each • Discs can also be accessed on computers with DVD drives $69.99 USD $79.99 USD
DVD Strengths • Easy to use • Provide consistent modeling of teaching practices • Inexpensive replication • Content can be viewed or reviewed by individuals or groups • Light, easy to disseminate, and durable
MTTAs DVDs • Eight lessons, one per level, produced in Malawian schools by Malawians • Four lessons in Chichewa • Four lessons in English • All address some area of HIV and/or AIDS education
Design • Two discs • Menu driven – Lessons • Interviews – Instructional techniques • Manual to guide use
Production Issues • Unscripted and unpredictable shoots • Lighting and sound • Angles and backgrounds • Language, content, and clarity of message • Conversion from analog PAL format to digital NTSC
Playback Equipment • Usable, compatible, portable, securable, and reliable • Power source • Work with selected projectors • Player - small, lightweight, self-contained, battery powered • Region free
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