Recommendations for a Telecommunications-Based Delivery System (for Higher Education in Missouri)

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DIANE Publishing, 1997 - 137 pages
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The product of a cooperative planning effort by a group of leaders in higher educ. across Missouri, on expanded access to postsecondary educ. for all its citizens. The system features the use of advanced telecommunications. Covers: desirable characteristics (access; learner-centered; faculty-supported; high-quality instruction; support institutional missions; emphasize educational partnerships); the current picture (Internet; community info. networks; video networks; satellite downlinks); recommendations. Extensive appendices.

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Page 131 - ... faculty support services specifically related to teaching via an electronic system. • The program provides training for faculty who teach via the use of technology. • The program ensures that appropriate learning resources are available to students. • The program provides students with clear, complete, and timely information on the curriculum, course and degree requirements, nature of faculty/student interaction, assumptions about technological competence and skills, technical equipment...
Page 129 - ... programs. Arrangements may vary and should be appropriate to programs offered. Examples of suitable arrangements include but are not limited to: 1. access to facilities through agreements with a non-affiliated library; 2. designated space for consultations, ready reference collections, reserve collections, electronic transmission of information, computerized data base searching and interlibrary loan services, and offices for the library distance learning personnel; 3.
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Page 127 - Library resources and services in institutions of higher education must meet the needs of all their faculty, students, and academic support staff, wherever these individuals are located, whether on a main campus, off campus, in distance education or extended campus programs, or in the absence of a campus at all; in courses taken for credit or non-credit; in continuing education programs...
Page 131 - ... range of student services appropriate to support their learning. • Accepted students have the background, knowledge, and technical skills needed to undertake the program. • Advertising, recruiting, and admissions materials clearly and accurately represent the program and the services available. • Policies for faculty evaluation include appropriate consideration of teaching and scholarly activities related to electronically offered programs. • The institution demonstrates a commitment...
Page 128 - The library has primary responsibility for identifying, developing, coordinating, and providing library resources and services which address the information needs of the extended campus community. . . . Effective and appropriate services for extended campus communities may differ from those services offered on campus.
Page 131 - Each program of study results in learning outcomes appropriate to the rigor and breadth of the degree or certificate awarded. • An electronically offered degree or certificate program is coherent and complete. • The program provides for appropriate real-time or delayed interaction between faculty and students and among students. • Qualified faculty provide appropriate oversight of the program electronically offered.
Page 131 - ... consideration of teaching and scholarly activities related to electronically offered programs. • The institution demonstrates a commitment to ongoing support, both financial and technical, and to continuation of the program for a period sufficient to enable students to complete a degree/certificate. • The institution evaluates the program's educational effectiveness, including assessments of student learning outcomes, student retention, and student and faculty satisfaction. Students have...
Page 128 - ... program including: (1) a librarian to plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate library resources and services addressing the information needs of the extended campus community.

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