ERIC Number: ED267274
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Course Development. A Manual for Editors of Distance-Teaching Materials.
This manual is intended to train distance education staff in how to develop and edit teaching materials. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: appointing writers, preparing to write, developing a course outline, selecting the structure of a unit, presenting the subject matter, developing student activities, providing study advice, judging reading level, editing the language of the material, developing testing materials, deciding on a format, copyediting, producing and printing the materials, maintaining the currency of and revising course materials, and coordinating writing and production. Each unit contains some or all of the following: a content outline, an introduction, exercises with comments, sample forms, a summary, and an assignment. A glossary and reading list conclude the manual. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Coordination, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Editing, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Material Development, Postsecondary Education, Production Techniques, Technical Writing, Textbook Publication
Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HX (10 pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).; International Extension Coll., Cambridge (England).