ERIC Number: ED297093
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Continuing Professional Education Delivery Systems.
Weeks, James P.
This investigation of delivery systems for continuing professional education provides an overview of current operational delivery systems in continuing professional education, drawing on experience as found in the literature. Learning theories and conclusions are woven into the descriptive text. Delivery systems profiled in the paper include the following: distance, self-directed learning, lecture, correspondence, professional journal, audiotape, telephone, computer, and television (satellite transmission, cable television, closed circuit television, microwave transmission, videotape, and videodisc). A chart comparing the advantages of each type of delivery system is included in the report. Forty-one references are listed. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiovisual Aids, Closed Circuit Television, Computer Uses in Education, Correspondence Study, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Television, Independent Study, Individualized Instruction, Information Dissemination, Instructional Effectiveness, Lecture Method, Multimedia Instruction, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Scholarly Journals, Telephone Instruction, Videodisks, Videotape Cassettes
Commonwealth Educational System Stores, 9 J. Orvis Keller Bldg., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 ($5.00 including postage and handling).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Office of Continuing Professional Education.