ERIC Number: ED125514
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Open Learning. Systems and Problems in Post-Secondary Education.
MacKenzie, Norman; And Others
Examined are open learning systems in Australia, Canada, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Poland, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United Kingdom, and the United States. The implications of open-learning and its relation to nontraditional student and continuing education, educational and social pressures on public and private universities, and communications technology are discussed. Additional topics discussed include: students; their situation and needs; research and evaluation; the curriculum and choice of media; the use of broadcasting; making the courses; the use and transfer of experience; effectiveness and costs; questions for planners; and the impact of open learning. (Author/KE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum, Educational Benefits, Educational Development, Educational Media, Educational Planning, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Individualized Programs, Nontraditional Education, Open Education, Postsecondary Education, Research
The UNESCO Press, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France ($21.45)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: United Nations Economic and Social Council, New York, NY.