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ERIC Number: ED343015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Latin America and the Caribbean: A Survey of Distance Education 1991. New Papers on Higher Education: Studies and Research 5.
Country profiles compiled through a survey of distance education in Latin America and the Caribbean form the contents of this document. Seventeen countries were surveyed in Latin America: Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Peru; Uruguay; and Venezuela. Twenty-two surveys were conducted in the Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts-Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent; Trinidad and Tobago; and Turks and Caicos Islands. Some or all of the following information is presented for each country: population, area, languages, and per capita income; overview; and institutions involved in distance teaching. For each institution the following is included: address, contacts, aims and objectives, staff size, annual budget, course details, research, and special features. (NLA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Centre for Distance Learning of the United Nations Univ., Milton Keynes (England).; International Council for Distance Education.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).