ERIC Number: ED185884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
A Case Study in Distance Learning Systems: University of Nairobi Correspondence Courses Unit.
A case study of the correspondence course unit at the University of Nairobi, an Open University school, is presented. Areas of discussion include characteristics of the country, the educational system provided by the Government of Kenya, and the correspondence course unit. Specific topics include: the physical setting of Kenya; communications; the political situation; instructional methods and media; course development; student admission, registration and records; student guidance; student assessment and testing; organization and administration of the university; and resources. (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, Instructional Materials, 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: Nairobi Univ. (Kenya).
Identifiers - Location: Kenya