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close this bookAquaculture - Training Manual (Peace Corps; 1990; 350 pages)
View the documentAcknowledgments
View the documentForward
View the documentChapter one: Introduction
View the documentChapter two: Training philosophy and methodology
View the documentChapter three: Goals and objectives
View the documentChapter four: Site requirements, logistics and length of training
View the documentChapter five: Trainee qualifications and assessment
View the documentChapter six: Staff qualifications, staffing pattern and staff training
View the documentChapter seven: Ten-week program: summary and weekly schedule of events
View the documentChapter eight: Eight-week program: limltations, adjustments, program summary and weekly schedule of events
View the documentChapter nine: Program design considerations and orientation
Open this folder and view contentsChapter ten: Program design - week one
Open this folder and view contentsChapter eleven: Program design - week two
Open this folder and view contentsChapter twelve: Program design - week three
Open this folder and view contentsChapter thirteen: Program design - week four
close this folderChapter fourteen: Program design - week five
View the documentSession V-1: Guest lecturer - site selection, pond design and pond construction
View the documentSession V-2: Quiz - week five
View the documentSession V-3: Site development/pond design
View the documentSession V-4: Processing of masonry project
View the documentSession V-5: Issues in peace corps aquaculture programming
View the documentSession V-6: Introduction of seminars and seminar topics
View the documentSession V-7: Fish fry
View the documentSession V-8: Personal interview - week five
Open this folder and view contentsChapter fifteen: Program design - week six
Open this folder and view contentsChapter sixteen: Program design- week seven
View the documentChapter seventeen: Program design - week eight
Open this folder and view contentsChapter eighteen: Program design - week nine
Open this folder and view contentsChapter nineteen: Program design - week ten
View the documentChapter twenty: Program evaluation
View the documentChapter twenty-one: Recommendations for in-country training
View the documentChapter twenty-two: Publications, equipment and materials
 

Session V-2: Quiz - week five

Total Time: 45 minutes

Objectives:

• Provide opportunity for staff and trainees to check trainees' comprehension of technical material and identify areas needing further clarification;

• Reinforce importance of learning credentials of a resource;

• Reinforce importance of taking thorough notes.

Overview: This quiz is given to the trainees the morning following the visit by the guest expert on site selection, pond design and pond construction.

5 minutes

1. Upon arrival at the classroom after morning pond time, the trainer informs the trainees that they will have 35 minutes to complete the following quiz. They may use their own notebooks. Do not begin counting the time until everyone has received their quiz.

35 minutes

2. Trainees complete quiz.

5 minutes

3. Quizzes are collected. Trainer discusses whatever is necessary for the next activity.

Resources and Materials:

• Either prepared newsprint with quiz questions (very large letters), or individual copies of the quiz questions for each trainee;

• Extra notebook paper and pens available in classroom.

Trainer Notes:

• The thirty five minutes allotted for this quiz is a tight time frame. If most of the group appears to need more time, be prepared to allow five or ten more minutes;

 

• While going through the completed quizzes, staff members should take note of material that still appears to be unclear to a large number of the trainees. These should be reviewed with the group;

• Following is a copy of a sample quiz:

Name:________________________________

Note: You may use your notebook to answer the following questions:

1. Who was the visitor we had yesterday? What are his credentials and why is he qualified to speak about the topics he covered?

2. Name a variety of types of water sources and discuss advantages and disadvantages of each.

3. How might topography influence pond size, shape and orientation?

4. Why is it important to remove the topsoil from an area before constructing a dike?

5. Draw a detailed cross-section of a pond. Label all features and assign sample measurements.

6. Describe the different types of ponds and pond systems. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.

7. Why is pure clay not recommended for constructing dikes?

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