ERIC Number: ED248776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Athabasca University Fact Book 1981-1982.
Comprehensive information on Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada, is provided for 1981-1982. The univeristy collaborates with other institutions, notably the Universities of Alberta and Calgary, the Native Education Council, and North Island College in British Columbia. To promote understanding of the statistical data, a narrative description of the university and its operations is provided, along with definitions of terms. Statistical tables on students cover the following: age distribution of all Athabasca students, including those registered through affiliated institutions; age distributions of Athabasca University students and North Island College students; age and sex distribution of all students; sex distribution of Athabasca University students and North Island College students; geographic distribution of all students by province and territory; geographic distribution of all students by Alberta census division, Alberta school district, and Alberta municipality; admission category of Athabasca University and North Island College students; and number of graduates by credential conferred. Statistical tables on staff cover: staffing by organizational unit; full-time support staff; full-time professional and support staffing activity; salaries and ages of professional staff; full-time professional staff salaries; full-time professional staff by age; and geographic distribution of tutors. Statistical tables are also provided on course registrations by field and course title, operations and physical plant, and finances. Athabasca University has developed delivery modes which facilitate "learning at a distance," involving such media as print, television, radio and television. (SW)
Descriptors: College Libraries, College Programs, Credit Courses, Distance Education, Expenditures, Foreign Countries, Full Time Faculty, Geographic Distribution, Higher Education, Income, Institutional Characteristics, Library Services, Operating Expenses, School Registration, Space Utilization, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics
Athabasca University, Office of Institutional Studies, 12352-149 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5V 1G9 Canada.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Athabasca Univ., Edmonton (Alberta). Office of Institutional Studies.