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ERIC Number: ED183035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan. A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems.
Kaye, A. R.
A brief description of Pakistan (physical setting, population, economy, government, communications, and rural development program) and its educational system introduce a description of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in Islamabad. AIOU was established by the Pakistani government primarily to provide adult and continuing education through mass media. Brief descriptions are given of these elements of the institution's history and operation: policy and legal origins; intended clientele; curriculum offerings and organization; media and methods of instruction; course creation, production, and distribution; student admission, registration, and records; regional offices, support services, and student financial aid; student evaluation; organization and administration; governance; financial control; institutional research; and staff and physical facilities. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).
Identifiers: Allama Iqbal Open University (Pakistan); Open University (Great Britain)
Note: For related documents see HE 011 967, HE 012 015 ; Prepared at the Centre for International Cooperation and Services.