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ERIC Number: ED408915
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 212
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7494-2119-3
Mega-Universities and Knowledge Media: Technology Strategies for Higher Education.
Daniel, John S
This book explores the essentials of distance education and reviews issues facing large open universities (mega-universities) worldwide. It uses examples from industry and the knowledge media, to show how technology-based learning can be made attractive both to students and to institutions. The book's eight chapters, including 10 figures and 5 tables, cover: "University Renewal for a New Millennium,""Challenges on Campus,""The Mega-Universities,""The Essentials of Distance Education,""Universities and Competitive Advantage,""Making Technology Attractive,""The Knowledge Media," and "Implementing a Technology Strategy." An appendix includes profiles of 11 mega-universities: The China TV University System; The Centre National d'Enseignement a Distance (France); The Indira Gandhi National Open University (India); Universitas Terbuka (Indonesia); Payame Noor University (Iran); The Korea National Open University; The University of South Africa; Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (Spain); Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (Thailand); Anadolu University (Turkey); and The Open University (United Kingdom). (The bibliography contains 225 entries.) (CH)
Stylus Publishing, Inc. 22883 Quicksilver Drive, Sterling, VA 20166-2012 ($39.95).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A