ERIC Number: ED445579
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Research Projects Scheme in Distance Education.
Rausaria, R. R., Ed.; Bhushan, Bharat, Ed.; Lele, N. A., Ed.
This guidebook is intended to help researchers apply for funds for research projects in distance education through the Distance Education Council of Indira Gandhi National Open University (India). The stated intent of this guidebook is to encourage system-based research; to promote in-depth studies to evaluation programs, their impact, and their effectiveness; to investigate specific problems related to existing concepts and practices and suggest solutions to such problems; and to encourage studies of new technologies and their application. The document classifies projects into three categories by funding level (minor, major, and mini research projects), and sets out requirements for eligibility, level of assistance, duration, financial support, and the research proposal for each level. Also provided is information on application time schedules, how projects are selected and awarded, requirements for the final report, transferring projects, and requesting extensions. A proforma of application form for the award of research projects is included. Appended is a list of 19 suggested areas for research in distance education. (SM)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Program Evaluation, Research and Development, Research Committees, Research Projects
Distance Education Council, Indira Gandhi National Open University, K-76 Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India; Tel: 011-6569668; Fax: 011-6861340; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi (India). Distance Education Council.
Identifiers - Location: India