ERIC Number: ED256258
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Planning Post Secondary Education for Nebraska through Telecommunications.
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. State Univ. of Nebraska.
The planning and implementation of a multimedia college program for Nebraska are described. In addition to providing background information on the State University of Nebraska (SUN) project and the staff involved, the July 1971 proposal and a position paper outlining a plan for evaluating experiences other than formal credit courses are included. Results of a phone and mail survey, the Clientele Study, are also presented to summarize the contacts made with colleges and state agencies. Objectives of The SUN proposal include: offering freshman and sophomore courses through a nonresidential curriculum; using a multimedia approach to course presentation; establishing regional resource centers where students could review materials, work at their own pace, and receive assistance; and provide for the evaluation of other nonacademic experiences for college credit. The position paper by Robert D. Brown is entitled "Nebraska College Equivalency Program for the Evaluation of Learning Obtained from Life Experiences for College Credit: Proposed Model and Strategies." Extensive appendices include: information on consultants and activities, case illustrations, brochures, questionnaires, time lines for course development, and statewide reactions. (SW)
Descriptors: College Credits, College Planning, Distance Education, Educational Media, Experiential Learning, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Nontraditional Education, Prior Learning, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, Program Proposals, Questionnaires, Resource Centers, State Universities, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. State Univ. of Nebraska.