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ERIC Number: ED014678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Feb
Pages: 1
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A UNIVERSITY OF THE AIR, WHITE PAPER PRESENTED TO PARLIAMENT BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATION AND SCIENCE BY COMMAND OF HER MAJESTY. (TITLE SUPPLIED).
Her Majestys Stationery Office, London (England).
A UNIVERSITY OF THE AIR, DESIGNED TO PROVIDE TELEVISION AND RADIO LECTURES AND HIGH CALIBER CORRESPONDENCE COURSES REINFORCED BY RESIDENTIAL COURSES AND TUTORIALS, HAS BEEN PROPOSED FOR GREAT BRITAIN. THE SYSTEM WILL HAVE THREE PRINCIPAL AIMS-- TO HELP RAISE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS GENERALLY BY MAKING RIGOROUS SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES, TO ENABLE STUDENTS TO PURSUE PROGRAMS OF FURTHER EDUCATION LEADING TO DEGREES AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS, AND TO HELP TRAIN LEADERS FOR DEVELOPING NATIONS. THE SYSTEM SHOULD HAVE A WELL-STAFFED ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER AND REGIONAL CENTERS, COOPERATE WITH OTHER EDUCATIONAL BODIES, STRESS GENERALIZED DEGREE PROGRAMS WITHOUT EXCLUDING OTHER TYPES, CONDUCT REGULAR EVALUATIONS OF PROGRAMS, USE A VARIETY OF MEDIA (INCLUDING PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION), AND INCLUDE, ALONG WITH ITS CULTURAL AND BASIC COURSES, SUBJECTS OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE. ALSO NEEDED WILL BE A NUCLEUS OF PRODUCTION FACILITIES, USE OF PEAK VIEWING HOURS, AND (AT THE SENIOR LEVEL) SPECIAL ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL. A CHART OF THE PROPOSED ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE IS INCLUDED. THIS WHITE PAPER WAS PRESENTED TO PARLIAMENT BY COMMAND OF HER MAJESTY, FEB 1966. IT IS AVAILABLE, FOR 9D, FROM HER MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE, LONDON, ENGLAND. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Her Majestys Stationery Office, London (England).
Identifiers: GREAT BRITAIN; University of the Air (India)