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ERIC Number: ED237063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Pages: 26
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The University of the Air Foundation--The Aim of the Establishment of the University and Its Programme. NIER Occasional Paper 04/82.
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).
This paper presents an outline of the University of the Air, a new Japanese educational institution which (1) makes use of a combination of radio, television, and study centers for university-level education; (2) is aimed at upper secondary school graduates and the general public interested in pursuing higher education; (3) will constitute a nucleus of the lifelong education system; and (4) is scheduled to begin offering courses in 1985. A description of the university covers its historical background, development, structure, courses, and planned enrollments. An outline is also provided of the University of the Air Foundation, which serves as the administrative body of the university. Additional documentation includes the Law for the University of the Air Foundation and a list of subjects to be offered by the university, which will provide a wider choice of subjects than is possible in the traditional academic system, including fundamental and basic subjects, foreign languages, health and physical education, specialized subjects, and interdisciplinary subjects. (LMM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Translations
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).
Identifiers: Japan; University of the Air (Japan)