ERIC Number: ED377214
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Views of Adult Deaf Learners and Institutions Serving Deaf Learners Regarding Distance Learning Cooperative Arrangements with NTID/RIT: The Results of Two Surveys.
Scherer, Marcia J.; McKee, Barbara G.
To inform decision-making regarding distance learning courses and options, two surveys were conducted in 1993. One, completed by 288 secondary and postsecondary institutions serving deaf learners, asked about interest in course offerings by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and Rochester Institute of Technology (NTID/RIT). The other, completed by 74 NTID alumni (about 16% of those contacted), investigated their knowledge of technology and interest in NTID/RIT distance courses. Survey findings suggest that initial efforts at marketing courses should focus on postsecondary institutions, on graduates who have been out of school for more than 10 years, and who have not obtained a bachelor's degree. Establishment of a few demonstration sites is recommended to build interest, since overall survey response rates were low. Four appendixes include the survey questionnaires. Fourteen tables present survey findings. (Contains 12 references.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rochester Inst. of Technology, NY. National Technical Inst. for the Deaf.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A