ERIC Number: ED248215
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Telephone Tutorials. Report of a Pilot Scheme. Spring Semester 1982.
Mitchell Coll. of Advanced Education, Bathurst, New South Wales (Australia).
A report is given of the development in Australia of telephone tutorials for small group instruction of isolated students with and without the assistance of loudspeaking telephones. The following topics are covered: (1) why use telephone tutorials; (2) location of telephone tutorial centers; (3) equipment; (4) unit and staff selection; (5) pilot sessions--spring 1982; (6) students' evaluations; (7) lecturers' opinions; (8) costs; and (9) technical problems. A discussion is presented on the strengths and weaknesses of the pilot program, and proposals are made for further trials and extension of services. A feedback form used in the program is appended, as well as a senior research officer's evaluation of students' comments. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mitchell Coll. of Advanced Education, Bathurst, New South Wales (Australia).