The Development of Multimedia Education on Promotion of Early Childhood Development in the Context of Akha Ethnicity

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Supalak Yooyod
Pimpaporn Klunklin
Usanee Jintrawet
Reaungrong Yenjaima
Natnaree Anukunwathaka

Abstract

       The purposes of this study were 1) to analyze the situation of promotion Akha early childhood development 2) to develop and to assess multimedia education on the promotion of early childhood development in the context of Akha ethnicity. A qualitative method using purposive chain-referral sampling was employed to recruit 52 key informants to the study. Data were analyzed by using content analysis and the triangulation process. The efficiency of multimedia testing E1/E2 was calculated among 53 Akha primary caregivers before and after using the media. The Sample t-test was used to compare the mean knowledge scores before and after using the media; mean and standard deviation was used to analyze Akha primary caregivers’ opinions toward the media.


       The findings showed that 1) The four main points show the situation toward early childhood development including beliefs, knowledge, activities, and obstacles 2) The efficiency of the multimedia test showed E1/E2 = 76/91 which all met the criteria. 3) The comparison showed that the mean post-test knowledge scores were significantly higher than the pretest at the 0.05 level of significance. 4) There was no statistically significant difference in mean scores between after immediate usage of multimedia education and after 15 days at the significance level 0.05 and 5) 40 primary caregivers had their opinions “strongly agree” toward the use of multimedia education ( gif.latex?\frac{}{X}= 4.75, SD=.64).


 

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