ERIC Number: ED159950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
An Introduction to the Open University.
Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).
This introduction to the Open University contains an historical overview; a description of undergraduate, postgraduate, and associate-level courses of study; and information on course components, including printed material, television and radio, tuition and counseling, assignments and assessments, summer school, and course teams. Data and information are provided on: the types of staff employed by the University; student applications and admissions for 1971-77; student sex and date of birth for 1971-76; occupations of applicants; and the educational background of graduates. The structure of the University, student participation, finance, and the success of the system are discussed. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Assignments, College Administration, College Applicants, Correspondence Study, Educational Counseling, Educational Finance, Educational Radio, Educational Television, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Independent Study, Nontraditional Students, Open Education, Staff Utilization, Student Characteristics, Undergraduate Study
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)