ERIC Number: ED184468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems: The Sri Lanka Institute of Distance Education. Revised Edition.
Kaye, A. R.
A case study of the Sri Lanka Institute of Distance Education, an Open University school, is presented. Areas of discussion include characteristics of the country, the educational system of Sri Lanka, and the university. Specific topics include: the physical setting of Sri Lanka; the population; society and culture; the economy; the political situation; communications; teacher training; technical and vocational education; higher education; nonformal and adult education; educational broadcasting; administration and financing of education; origins of the Sri Lanka Institute of Distance Education; types of students; instructional programs; higher national certificate in technology; instructional media and methods; curriculum development; student admission, registration, and records; student assessment; and organization and administration of the university. (SW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Case Studies, College Administration, College Admission, College Programs, Cultural Context, Curriculum Development, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Nontraditional Education, Open Universities, Physical Geography, Politics, School Organization, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
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
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England).