ERIC Number: ED446617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Independent Study Catalog. 7th Edition.
National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ.
This directory lists high school, college, and graduate study at-home opportunities, including extensive information about external degree and certificate programs offered by accredited institutions that participate in University Continuing Education Association programs. An introductory section, which explains what independent study is and how it works, is highlighted by profiles of individuals who have traveled this route. Another short section explains how to use the catalog listings. The catalog listings themselves provide short profiles of participating institutions, including cost and whom to contact. Indexes include: (1) geographical; (2) external degree; (3) certificate program; (4) institutions accepting international students; (5) alphabetical guide to subject areas; and (6) subject areas. (CH/EV)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Correspondence Schools, Correspondence Study, Elementary Secondary Education, Extension Education, External Degree Programs, Graduate Study, High School Equivalency Programs, Higher Education, Home Study, Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Noncredit Courses, Nontraditional Education
Peterson's, 202 Carnegie Center, P.O. Box 2123, Princeton, NJ 08543-2123 ($21.95). Tel: 800-338-3282 (Toll Free); Fax: 609-243-9150. Web site: http://www.petersons.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ.
Note: For the sixth edition, see ED 405 788.