ERIC Number: ED290856
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Off Shore Distance Education. A DISTED Seminar (Penang, Malaysia, April 16-20, 1987).
DISTED Services Sdn. Bhd., Penang (Malaysia).
Nine papers are provided from the seminar, which focused on breaking geographic barriers. Presentations include "So--Who Are Your Clients?" (P. Choo, et al.), which examines demand for tertiary education; "Tertiary Manpower Demand Trends in Malaysia: Some Preliminary Observations" (Wong Poh Kam), which includes a discussion of potential roles of private training institutions in labor force development; "Offshore Distance Education--Models" (Patrick Guiton), which suggests a framework for collaboration; "The Northern Ontario Distance Education Access Network: A Model for Collaboration" (Marian Croft), which describes a collaborative model; "Student Support Services--What Do Overseas Students Need?" (Louise Moran, David Edge), which emphasizes an understanding of different cultural and educational contexts; "The Needs of Our Offshore Students" (Stuart Hosking); "Support Services for Distance Education Students" (Jack Foks), which focuses on which services should be provided and how; "Supervision of Teaching and Assessment in an Open Learning Consortium" (D. F. Swift); and "Information and Documentation in Distance Education" (Keith Harry). (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: DISTED Services Sdn. Bhd., Penang (Malaysia).
Note: Portions contain light/marginally legible type.