ERIC Number: ED185883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems: The University of Lagos Correspondence and Open Studies Unit.
A case study of the correspondence and open studies unit of the University of Lagos, an Open University school, is presented. Areas of discussion include characteristics of the country, the educational system in Nigeria, and the correspondence and open studies unit. Specific topics include: the physical setting of Nigeria; the population; the economy; communications; the political situation; characteristics of students of the correspondence and open studies unit; course objectives; instructional methods and media; course development; delivery systems; student admission, registration, and records; academic support services for students; student assessment and testing; and organization and administration of the university. (SW)
Descriptors: African Culture, Case Studies, College Administration, College Admission, College Programs, Correspondence Study, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Educational Media, Educational Testing, Extension Education, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Open Universities, Physical Geography, Politics, School Organization, Student Evaluation
The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lagos Univ. (Nigeria).
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria