The Wayside Mechanic: An Analysis of Skills Acquisition in Ghana

Author:
Stephen D. McLaughlin

Price:
$ 50.00 (used)

Medium:
Paperback (329 pages)

Publisher:
Univ of Massachusetts Center for
1980-04

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Editorial Description

This study of learning schemes in Ghana examines the process of skills acquisition in the mechanic=s workshop, the level and extent of cognitive learning produced by the apprenticeship experience and the future viability of such workshops. Case studies, anthropological field research methods and creative data analysis make this study useful to those considering indigenous training institutions for skills training and nonformal education