“International Conference for Academic Disciplines (Florence 2013)”
THE EFFECT OF USING A TRAINING COURSE FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS APPLYING THE SYNECTICS TECHNIQUE TO ENHANCE MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION SKILL FOR COMMUNITY STRENGTHENINGFisik Sean Buakanok
Introduction What makes an effective “Leader”? A great leader must have training in certain skills and abilities Vision moves forwardNot enough Integrated Technology to the leader is a benefit-it’s the means of gaining knowledge
Purposes of the study1. Assess the effectiveness of using a training course for community leaders in Lampang province, Thailand, applying the synectics technique, to enhance multimedia production skill for community strengthening.2. Assess the effects of the training course in terms of enhancing creative thinking among community leaders.3. Assess the community leader’s satisfaction with the training course.
Methodology• Participants: 30 community leaders from Lukes’ village, Thailand. Of the participants, 36.66% were female; 63.33% were male.The participants were between 41 and 65 years of age.• A 3-day training course.• The effect of the training was evaluated by means and standard deviation tests and a questionnaire.
Data collection1. Multimedia Skill Test: It was developed by examining related literature and expert views on the subject matter.2. Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT-test) Forms A : These tests invite examinees to draw and give a title to their drawings (pictures) can be used for pre- and post testing. (Torrance, 1968)3. Questionnaires: The items asked about the demographic information of the leader and their satisfaction with the process of leader training in the course.
Findings and Results 1. The effect of using a training course (with a 3 day trial length) Statistics. Samples N=30 SD LevelsAttention- measures impact of media after it has 48 61 highbeen made.Interest- measures level of interest in the 48 66 highmultimedia.Desire- measures the level of importance that the 30 67 highmedia hasConviction- measures the confidence in the 40 57 highmultimedia to solve problemsAction- measures the level of action prompted by 15 61 highthe multimedia. Total 36 62 high
2. Analysis of the scores of the TTCT Creative Thinking Post test Pre test Fluency Flexibility Originality Evaluation Pre test Post test
3. The effect of the training course on the community leaders’satisfaction leaders’ satisfaction Mean Issue
DiscussionKnowledge Training. Multimedia production skills Synectic technique (CAUCHINO MODEL).