ERIC Number: ED317826
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Home Study Course Development Handbook. Second Edition.
Lambert, Michael P., Ed.; Welch, Sally R., Ed.
Intended to help developers of home study courses and their directors of education create good correspondence courses, this document updates the 1980 edition and was developed by members of the National Home Study Council's Research and Educational Standards Committee. The document begins with photographs and biographies of its authors. The chapters and authors are "From Theory to Practice" (Fowler); "Naming the Parts" (Lambert); "Developing the Modern Home Study Course" (Frenzel); "Supervising Course Authors" (McKeown); "Preparing Instructional Objectives" (Evans); "Working Magic with Manuscripts" (Marshall); "Managing Text Readability" (Hughes); "Writing Examinations" (Loftus); "Motivation through Interaction and Media" (Dasenbrock); "Designing a Home Study Course" (Foltz);"Managing Course Production" (Clark); "Completion Rate Studies" (Whittington); and "Financial Analysis" (Godfrey). The document contains 27 references. (CML)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Continuing Education, Correspondence Schools, Correspondence Study, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Editing, Educational Media, Extension Education, Home Study, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Nontraditional Education, Proprietary Schools, Readability Formulas, School Holding Power, Student Motivation, Teacher Influence, Test Construction
National Home Study Council, 1601 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 ($25.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Home Study Council, Washington, DC.
Note: For the first edition, see ED 183 943.