ERIC Number: ED201797
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Home Study. Student Services Handbook.
Lambert, Michael P., Ed.; Welch, Sally R., Ed.
This handbook contains 14 essays on practical skills necessary for providing instructional and administrative services to correspondence students. Topics covered in individual essays include the definition of student services, an overview of instructional service, staff supervision, effective school record keeping, principles of communications, motivational learning theory in home study, motivation theory applied, evaluation and grading of student work, a student's view of the home study process, ancillary services, public relations in the education department, developing a correspondence study degree program, combined home study/residence training courses, and achievement and completion documents. The essays, which vary in length from 7 to 21 pages, contain specific suggestions for program implementation in areas ranging from how to establish records to issuing creatively designed diplomas. The authors are all practicing experts in their field. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Guides, Adult Education, Ancillary School Services, Correspondence Schools, Correspondence Study, Definitions, Guidelines, Home Study, Instructional Materials, Learning Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Implementation, Public Relations, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Staff Utilization, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills
National Home Study Council, 1601 18th St., N.W., Washington, DC 28009 ($25.00; 10% discount on quantity orders).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Home Study Council, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents see ED 183 795 and ED 183 943.