ERIC Number: ED184467
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems: The Free University of Iran.
A case study of The Free University of Iran, an Open University school with a distance learning system, is presented. Areas of discussion include characteristics of the country, the educational system of Iran, and the university. Specific topics include: the physical setting of Iran; the population; society and culture; economic development and educational planning; four stages in the development of Iran's education system; origins of the Free University of Iran; the entrance examination; courses; the teacher education program; the health sciences program; the rural development program; the technician training program; instructional media and methods; programmed printed texts; broadcast material; home experiment kits; text production; broadcast and audiovisual production; delivery systems; student admission and registration; the study year; student enrollment; staffing patterns and structure; local study centers; three types of student assessment; and organization and administration of the university. (SW)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Case Studies, College Administration, College Faculty, College Programs, Cultural Context, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Educational Media, Enrollment Rate, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Instructional Materials, Open Universities, Physical Geography, Politics, Rural Areas, School Organization, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Technical Education
The Open University, Centre for International Cooperation and Services, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, Bucks, England.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).
Identifiers: Free University of Iran; Iran
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