ERIC Number: ED185885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: 0
A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems: Panjab University, India.
A case study of the Directorate of Correspondence Courses at Panjab University, an Open University school in India, is presented. Areas of discussion include characteristics of the country, the educational system in India, and the Directorate of Correspondence Courses. Specific topics include: the physical setting; the population; the economy; the government; communications; the various levels or types of education offered in India; characteristics of students of the Directorate of Correspondence Courses; courses; curriculum development; instructional meetings and media; delivery systems; student admission, registration, and records; academic support services; student assessment and testing; and the organization and administration of the university. (SW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Programs, Correspondence Study, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Educational Media, Educational Testing, Extension Education, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Open Universities, Physical Geography, Politics, School Organization, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation
The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Punjab Univ. (India).
Identifiers: India; Punjab University (India)
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