ERIC Number: ED183037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Everyman's University, Israel. A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems.
A brief description of Israel (physical setting, population, society and culture, economy, politics, and communications) and its educational system introduce a description of Everyman's University. Everyman's University is a nontraditional institution offering postsecondary education by extension to a nontraditional college population. Elements of its history, purposes, organization, academic offerings, and resources are outlined, with brief narrations. These categories are included: origins; intended clientele; entry qualifications; degree programs; media and methods of instruction (correspondence study, television, radio, audio cassettes, home experiment kits, syllabi, and study centers); methods of course creation, production, and distribution; student admission, registration, and records procedures; facilities; student financial aid; assessment and examination models and procedures, including special instructions on the awarding of credit; institutional organization and administration; academic, financial, and policy control mechanisms; staff and budget; and plans for development. Appended are data on courses offered, student characteristics, registration, persistence, and organizational charts. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrative Organization, Admission Criteria, Budgets, Case Studies, Correspondence Study, Courses, Degrees (Academic), Educational Facilities, Educational Technology, Enrollment, Extension Education, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Home Study, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Student Financial Aid, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).
Identifiers: Everymans University (Israel); Open University (Great Britain)
Note: For related documents see HE 011 967-968 ; Centre for International Cooperation and Services.