ERIC Number: ED159949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Teaching for the Open University.
Clennell, S.; And Others
This booklet on the Open University includes an introductory section on the system, programs of study, students, the adult learner, the teaching package, study centers, local support, and correspondence tuition. General principles of teaching by correspondence, the role of the course tutor, and student comments are covered. Support provided by the tutor-counselor to the undergraduate student at the foundation level include advisory services, individual support, organizing induction meetings, forming student groups, contacting students, and providing assistance concerning the correspondence programs and study skills. Similar services provided by the tutor-counselor to post-foundation-level students and associate-level students are described. A discussion of specialist roles of the course tutor concerns tutorial letters, taped tutorials, telephone contact, project work and project-based courses, and the student computing service. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Correspondence Study, Counselor Role, Educational Counseling, Educational Television, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Nontraditional Students, Open Education, Part Time Faculty, Student Needs, Student Personnel Services, Study Centers
The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, England MK7 6AA
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).
Identifiers: Great Britain; Open University (Great Britain)