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Open Universities

Scope Note: 
Higher education institutions with liberal admission policies that feature external degree programs and often use nontraditional delivery systems (telecourses, etc.) -- e.g., Open University of the United Kingdom, University of Mid-America (Note: Before Mar80, the Thesaurus carried the instruction "Open University, USE External Degree Programs")
Category: Educational Levels, Degrees, and Organizations
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Extended Universities
Universities without Walls
Related Terms
Access to Education
Distance Education
Experimental Colleges
Extension Education
External Degree Programs
Nontraditional Education
Open Enrollment
Outreach Programs
Added to ERIC: 3/5/1980