ERIC Number: ED394489
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Accreditation Standards for the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council.
Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Washington, DC.
This document identifies accreditation standards for the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The first part discusses educational objectives, materials, and services; student services; student success and satisfaction; qualifications of principals, faculty, and staff; admission practices and enrollment agreements; advertising and promotional literature/control of recruitment personnel; financial responsibility; tuition policies, collection procedures, and refunds; the plant and equipment; and research and self-improvement. The second part outlines business standards and is divided into three sections: (1) school and course promotion, (2) student enrollment, and (3) tuition, cancellation, and collection. The Code of Ethics for Sales Representatives of Accredited Distance Education Institutions and a questionnaire for evaluating the standards are also included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Administrator Qualifications, Admission (School), Advertising, Distance Education, Educational Equipment, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Instructional Materials, Planning Commissions, Teacher Qualifications, Tuition
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Washington, DC.