ERIC Number: ED262723
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Aug
External Studies, 1984. Second Annual Report. Part 1, General Information and Part 2, Statistical Information.
Western Australia Post Secondary Education Commission, Nedlands.
The use of telecommunications and satellite technology in external studies programs at colleges and universities in Western Australia is described, and statistics on programs and courses available in the external mode are provided. Reports on new teaching developments are provided for the following institutions: Murdoch University; the University of Western Australia; the Western Australian Institute of Technology; the Western Australian College of Advanced Education; the Technical Extension Service; and the regional colleges (Hedland College; Kalgoorlie College; and Karratha College). Important organizational and operational developments are noted, including plans for a national interinstitutional telecommunications network, operational trials of FM subcarrier technology for distance education, and teleconferencing sessions on distance education issues. Data are provided by institution on: student enrollments by age and mode of study; enrollments by address of home location and mode of study; and enrollments by mode and field of study. For each institution and field of study, information is presented on courses that are available externally. (SW)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Australia Post Secondary Education Commission, Nedlands.
Identifiers - Location: Australia