ERIC Number: ED273313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Extended Learning Institute. Policies and Procedures Manual.
This manual describes the Extended Learning Institute (ELI) at John Tyler Community College in Virginia. The ELI is a comprehensive program of instruction using alternative delivery systems (e.g., television, print-based, radio, and newspapers). General procedures and policies are delineated in section I, including registration and student and faculty responsibilities during and after the course. Section II examines the mission and goals of the ELI. Section III outlines course selection and development, discussing preliminary selection of the courses to be developed, criteria for course selection, agreement for the development of the course between the ELI and an interested faculty member, the faculty member's role in course development, the content and preparation of the course packet of instructional materials, course approval, review and revisions, and ownership. Finally, section IV covers course administration and delivery, including additional information on the roles and responsibilities of the faculty member; placement testing; registration; orientation; discussion sessions; ordering course materials; declaration of course length; student/faculty interaction; preparation of course materials; examinations and grading; viewing course materials; grade changes, extensions, and dismissals; refund policies; course and instructor evaluation; full-time and adjunct faculty compensation; and compensation for broadcast courses. A student information packet, evaluation instruments, and various ELI forms are appended. (LAL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Radio, Educational Television, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, Student Responsibility, Teacher Responsibility, Two Year Colleges
John Tyler Community College, Extended Learning Institute, 13101 Jefferson Davis, Chester, VA 23831 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: John Tyler Community Coll., Chester, VA.