Swaziland Project collection
Scope and Contents
The Swaziland Project collection documents the activities of the Swaziland Curriculum Development Project (Afr-c-1172). The collection contains administrative files, course materials and employee files collected between 1975 and 1985. The records in the collection are arranged in four series. The Administrative files series is alphabetically arranged and contains program proposals, reports and documentation regarding the program and personnel policies. The Irene Allen files series contain materials collected by Dr. Allen who served in the role of field management for the program from 1982-1984, and is arranged alphabetically and contains correspondence, meeting minutes, curriculum materials and reports. The Personnel files series are arranged alphabetically by last name. Files in the series typically contain basic biographical information, resume/CV and correspondence to and/or from the employee. The Course Materials series contains the actual course materials for students and teachers developed through the project. Materials are arrange first alphabetically by course, then by grade level in asceding order. It is a complete record of the program.
- 1975 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access
Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.
Biographical / Historical
In April of 1975, Eastern Michigan University was contracted through an Agency for International Development (AID) grant and the Swaziland Ministry of Education. Eastern Michigan University was tasked with developing and establishing functional systems for curriculum development and to provide formal training for Swaziland. The program was known as Swaziland Curriculum Development Project (Afr-c-1172) or simply Swaziland Project and ran from 1975 until 1983.
6.4 Linear Feet (6 record center cartons, 1 archive box )
Language of Materials
The Swaziland Curriculum Development Project (Afr-c-1172), also known as Swaziland Project, was a collaboration contracted by the United States Agency for International Development (AID) between Eastern Michigan University and the Swaziland Ministry of Education. Eastern Michigan University was tasked with developing and establishing functional systems for curriculum development and to provide formal training. The project ram from 1975 until 1983. The Swaziland Project collection contains administrative files, personnel files and course materials. Records in the collection date from 1975 until 1985.
- Swaziland Project collection
- Amber Davis, Alexis Braun Marks, CA
- 2017 March 13
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