ERIC Number: ED250498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Correspondence Education Moves toward the Year 2000: Proceedings of the National Invitational Forum on Correspondence Education (1st, Columbus, Ohio, June 12-15, 1984). Special Publication No. 47.
Campbell-Thrane, Lucille, Ed.
This document brings together the individual speeches and group discussions that were part of a forum to stimulate thought and discussion on correspondence education. The nine plenary addresses are provided: "Correspondence Education: From the Back of the Bus to the Driver's Seat" (Kenneth E. Young), "Flaming Issues of the Day" (D. W. Holbrook, "Our 'Real' Challenge" (J. M. D. Holladay), "Matching the Megatrends" (George M. Flattery), "Institutional Commitment to Excellence: The Correspondence Student's Best Friend" (Hester L. Turner), "The Military Correspondence Schools Compared to the Home Study Model" (James J. McAlpin), "Some of the World's Greatest Home Study Courses Still Are on the Shelf" (David L. Peoples), "Without Inspiration There is No Glory" (Marvin Grunzke), and"How to Learn More in Less Time: High Tech in Self-Instruction" (Louis E. Frenzel). The two panel discussions are a "Martin Agronski" type entitled "A Lively Exchange of Views on the Image of Correspondence Education" and a student panel discussing "What Correspondence Education Has Meant to Me." Concurrent sessions focus on "TEL TEST: Immediate Feedback on Correspondence Examinations" (Leonard Valore), "Humanizing Student Services" (Paul D. Wieland), "The Role of the Public School in Correspondence Education" (Wanda Cooksey), and "Incorporating Active Student Involvement into the Design of a Vocational Education Correspondence Course" (Mary Jane Sullivan). A summary of concurrent sessions (Jay Smink) follows. Other contents include a synthesis of the responses of the small group sessions (Lucille Campbell-Thrane) and a synthesis of proceedings, "Where Has This Forum Gone?" (Larry McCullough). The program and a list of participants and presenters are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, College Credits, College Programs, Conference Proceedings, Continuing Education, Correspondence Study, Distance Education, Educational History, Extension Education, External Degree Programs, Higher Education, Home Study, Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Military Training, Postsecondary Education, Student Attitudes, Student Participation, Testing, Vocational Education
National Center Publications, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (Order No. SN47--$16.50).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.