ERIC Number: ED430427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Case Studies in Evaluating the Benefits and Costs of Mediated Instruction and Distributed Learning: Synopses/Summaries of Eight Cases.
This report summarizes eight case studies undertaken to evaluate the benefits and costs of mediated instruction and distributed learning. The case studies included: (1) "The Master's Degree in Social Work at Cleveland State University and the University of Akron: A Case Study of the Benefits and Costs of a Joint Degree Program Offered via Videoconferencing"; (2) "Teaching College Literacy: A Case Study in the Benefits and Costs of Daedalus Courseware at Baruch College"; (3) "The WESTNET Program--SUNY Brockport and the SUNY Campuses in Western New York State: A Case Study in the Benefits and Costs of an Interaction Television Network"; (4) "Courseware for Remedial Mathematics: A Case Study in the Benefits and Costs of the Mediated Learning System in the California State University"; (5) "The Education Network of Maine: A Case Study in the Benefits and Costs of Instructional Television"; (6) "TELETECHNET--Old Dominion University and 'Two Plus Two' Programs at Community Colleges in Virginia: A Case Study in the Benefits and Costs of an Intercampus Instructional Television Network"; (7) "The Human Computer Interaction Certificate Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: A Case Study in the Benefits and Costs of a Joint Industry/University Designed Program Featuring Integrated Delivery Methods"; and (8) "Course Restructuring and the Instructional Development Initiative at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: A Benefit Cost Study." (MDM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Instruction, Colleges, Community Colleges, Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Distance Education, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Educational Television, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Outcomes of Education, Telecourses, Universities
Chancellor's Office, California State University, P.O. Box 3842, Seal Beach, CA 90740-7842; Tel: 562-985-9156.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Postsecondary Education, Libraries, and Lifelong Learning (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.; EDUCAUSE, Washington, DC.; State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Seal Beach. Office of the Chancellor.