ERIC Number: ED223125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation in Distance Teaching. Proceedings of a Workshop (Townsville, Australia, May 11-14, 1980).
Armstrong, John D., Ed.; Store, Ron E., Ed.
Proceedings of a 1980 workshop in Queensland, Australia, on evaluation in distance teaching are presented. Two focal areas were the assessment of students and evaluation of programs and courses. In addition to keynote and workshop papers, a variety of evaluation forms are presented. Among the papers and authors are: "The Setting of Tertiary Education in Australia in the 1980's" (J. A. Allen); "Assessment of Students in Distance Teaching" (Brendan Connors); "Program Evaluation in Distance Teaching--Against the Techologisation of Reason" (Stephen O. Kemmis); "New Horizons in Distance Education" (Eric Gough); "Key Issues in Evaluation in Distance Teaching" (John D. Armstrong); "Practical Project Assessment Problems in Distance Teaching" (W. L. Cook); "Evaluation of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Skills in Distance Teaching: A Discussion Paper" (A. J. Doring, R. P. Moon); "The Assessment of Skills-Oriented Courses in In-Service Programs for Teachers" (Barry A. Fields, Caroline Cottman); "Evaluation and Change in the Deakin Course Team Context" (M. Kelly); "Criteria for Assessing Assignments" (D. A. F. Mitchell); "Evaluative Feedback on Student Assignments" (I. McD. Mitchell); "Using a Communicating Styles Survey to Evaluate the Interaction Patterns of External Students in Queensland" (Brian Noad, Ken Stafford); "The Preparation, Implementation, and Evaluation of Non-Print Media in a Mathematics Curriculum Studies Course" (I. J. Putt); and "Development, Teaching, and Assessment of a Multidisciplinary Course: A Case Study" (P. C. Sharma, W. H. Richmond). (SW)
Descriptors: Assignments, Audiovisual Aids, College Instruction, Communication Problems, Course Evaluation, Course Objectives, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Media, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Extension Education, Feedback, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mining, Program Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Townsville Coll. of Advanced Education, Queensland (Australia).
Identifiers: Darling Downs Inst of Advanced Educ (Australia); Deakin University (Australia); Distance Education; Newcastle College of Advanced Educ (Australia); Townsville Coll of Advanced Education (Australia); University of Queensland (Australia)
Note: Workshop held in cooperation with the Australian and South Pacific External Studies Association.