ERIC Number: ED318459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Feb-3
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Practices and Procedures in the Administration of ITV Distance Learning Programs at Selected Institutions in Higher Education.
Koontz, F. R.
The purpose of this study was to obtain current data on practices and procedures in the administration of distance learning programs in the areas of: (1) needs assessment; (2) student demographics; (3) telecourse acquisition procedures and sources; (4) criteria used to evaluate credit telecourses; (5) institutional approval procedures; (6) delivery systems; (7) teaching procedures; (8) marketing; (9) matriculation of students enrolled in distance learning programs; and (10) budgeting procedures. Results are summarized for each of these categories. The data were collected in 1987 from institutions with well-established distance learning programs using the case study approach. Institutions selected for the study were: Cuyahoga Community College and Lorain County Community College in Ohio; Wayne State University, Wayne County Community College, Madonna College, and School Craft College, members of College Cable Channel 56 in Detroit, Michigan; Indiana University, representing the Indiana Higher Education Telecommunications System in the state; Wichita State University in Kansas; and Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. The nine institutions participating in the study represented five four-year and four two-year institutions. (3 references) (Author/GL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Educational Communications and Technology (Dallas, TX, February 3, 1989).