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ERIC Number: ED183037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Everyman's University, Israel. A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems.
Seligman, David
A brief description of Israel (physical setting, population, society and culture, economy, politics, and communications) and its educational system introduce a description of Everyman's University. Everyman's University is a nontraditional institution offering postsecondary education by extension to a nontraditional college population. Elements of its history, purposes, organization, academic offerings, and resources are outlined, with brief narrations. These categories are included: origins; intended clientele; entry qualifications; degree programs; media and methods of instruction (correspondence study, television, radio, audio cassettes, home experiment kits, syllabi, and study centers); methods of course creation, production, and distribution; student admission, registration, and records procedures; facilities; student financial aid; assessment and examination models and procedures, including special instructions on the awarding of credit; institutional organization and administration; academic, financial, and policy control mechanisms; staff and budget; and plans for development. Appended are data on courses offered, student characteristics, registration, persistence, and organizational charts. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).