ERIC Number: ED336648
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Post-Secondary Distance Education in Canada. Policies, Practices and Priorities.
Sweet, Robert, Ed.
Following a foreword (Ross Paul) and an introduction (Robert Sweet), three sections on instituting postsecondary distance learning systems across Canada are presented: access and student support, educational technology, and institutional response. The first section contains the following: "Women in Distance Education: Towards a Feminist Perspective" (Rebecca Coulter); "Building Bridges: Northern Native Teacher Training" (Robert Paulet); "Le Tuteur et le Support a l'Etudiant en Enseignement a Distance" (Celine Lebel, Bernard Michaud); and "Provision of Student Support Services in Distance Education: Do We Know What They Need?" (Gordon Thompson). Papers in the second section are as follows: "La Formation a Distance: Des Choix Technologiques et des Valeurs" (France Henri, Therese Lamy); "Third Generation Course Design in Distance Education" (David Kaufman); "Contradictory Directions for Distance: Cultural Miscegenation, or Cultural Symbiosis?" (Gary Boyd); "A Philosophy of Distance Education: Perceptivism" (Charles Brauner); "La Technologie Educative dans l'Enseignement a Distance, Son Role et Sa Place" (Louise Sauve et al.); and "Distance Learning using Communications Technologies in Canada" (Barbara Helm). The third section contains the following: "Diversity or Chaos in Canadian Distance Education? A View from Overseas" (Anthony Bates); "Canada's Open Universities: Issues and Prospectives" (Ross Paul); "Involvement with Distance Education: Issues for the University" (Margaret Haughey); "Distance Education and Accessibility to Canada's Community Colleges" (John Dennison); "Being Responsible to the Adult Distance Learner: A Secondary School Example" (Norman McKinnon); "Canadian Private Sector Distance Education: A Preliminary Analysis of Organizational Structure and Governance Issues" (Kenneth Slade, Robert Sweet); "Collaboration in Distance Education" (Abram Conrad, James Small); "Collaboration in Distance Education: British Columbia's Open Learning Agency" (Ian Mugridge); and "Collaboration in Distance Education: Ontario's Contact North/Contac Nord" (Terry Anderson, Connie Nelson). (NLA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Communications, Community Colleges, Cultural Exchange, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Females, Foreign Countries, Institutional Cooperation, Open Education, Open Universities, Organizational Objectives, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Secondary Education, Student Participation, Student Personnel Services, Teacher Education, Two Year Colleges
Athabasca University, Box 10,000, Athabasca, Alberta T0G 2RO Canada ($15.95 Canadian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Society for Studies in Education.
Identifiers: British Columbia; Canada; Ontario