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ERIC Number: ED298960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Report on Visit to Athabasca University and Access-Alberta. I.E.T. Paper No. 260.
Bates, A. W.
This brief report on a visit to Athabasca University, a distance education institution in Alberta (Canada), and ACCESS-Alberta, an educational communications system, indicates the numbers and types of courses offered by the University, and describes the types of media used in the program. These types of media include: print-based, telephone tutoring and teleconferencing, television, radio, audiocassettes, and computer-assisted instruction. Persons involved in course design and services offered by the Academic Computing Services are also indicated, as well as research and development activities at the new Centre for Distance Education. Finally, the ACCESS-Alberta educational communications system is briefly described. An appendix contains the schedule followed during the visit. (EW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England). Inst. of Educational Technology.