ERIC Number: ED353961
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Asia and the Pacific: A Survey of Distance Education 1992. Vol. I: Australia-Japan. New Papers on Higher Education: Studies and Research, No. 7.
Wong, Suk-Ying; And Others
This report is intended to serve as a general reference for people either new to the field or involved in planning and decision-making in the field of distance education, specifically in Asia and the Pacific region. Volume I contains data from eight countries: Australia, Bangladesh, the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, and Japan. Information is presented for each country in a case study overview format followed by a compilation of the findings of surveys sent to distance education institutions throughout the region. The surveys contain data on: year of establishment of distance education program; name, address, telephone, telex, and fax number of the head of the program; the nature of the institution; educational levels and titles of distance education programs; objectives; sources of financial support; development and enrollment trends and information; number of courses and staff; media production; student profiles; future development; and specifics on each distance program offered. (ALF)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Trends, Enrollment, External Degree Programs, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Open Universities, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, School Surveys, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Higher Education and Research.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Multimedia Education, Chiba (Japan).
Identifiers - Location: Asia