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ERIC Number: ED184467
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Pages: 46
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems: The Free University of Iran.
Goodenough, Stephanie
A case study of The Free University of Iran, an Open University school with a distance learning system, is presented. Areas of discussion include characteristics of the country, the educational system of Iran, and the university. Specific topics include: the physical setting of Iran; the population; society and culture; economic development and educational planning; four stages in the development of Iran's education system; origins of the Free University of Iran; the entrance examination; courses; the teacher education program; the health sciences program; the rural development program; the technician training program; instructional media and methods; programmed printed texts; broadcast material; home experiment kits; text production; broadcast and audiovisual production; delivery systems; student admission and registration; the study year; student enrollment; staffing patterns and structure; local study centers; three types of student assessment; and organization and administration of the university. (SW)
The Open University, Centre for International Cooperation and Services, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, Bucks, England.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).
Identifiers - Location: Iran