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ERIC Number: ED251700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Pages: 94
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Distance Education.
ASPBAE Courier, n30 Mar 1984
This publication is devoted to distance education. "The Future of Distance Teaching Universities in a Worldwide Perspectives" (John S. Daniel) examines challenges likely to face the various countries and regions of the world in the next decade. "An Australian University's Approach to Distance Education--Formal and Non-Formal" (Peter M. Grayson) describes the transformation of the University of Queensland's provision for distance education. "Open Learning System for Hong Kong, Problems and Possibilities" (Charles Wong) focuses on cost effectiveness, resources, and options (target population, free-standing versus being attached to an existing institution, teaching methods). "Korean Distance Learning System and Structure" (Synghan H. Kim) explains the operations of Korea's well-established system of distance learning, which includes a Correspondence High School, Korean Correspondence University, and Open Colleges of Engineering. "The Television Broadcasting University of China" (Tong Li) discusses course, target groups, students, and program production. A brief description follows of the Open College of the University of East Asia, Macau. "An Off-Campus Programme in Malaysia" (Datuk Musa Mohammed) describes the program and its problems. "A Comparative Study of Distance Teaching in Papua New Guinea and Kenya" (G. S. Kaeley) concludes that distance teaching is a cheap method of inservice teacher training and can improve standards of teaching. "Communication Satellites and Tertiary Education" (James C. Lange) considers local, regional, national and international applications of new technology to improve research, teaching, and administration in higher education. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Asian - South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education.
Identifiers: Australia; China; Hong Kong; Kenya; Korea; Macau; Papua New Guinea