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Distance education

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence about the International Extension College, 1972 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/35
Scope and Contents

The International Extension College promotes distance learning in less developed countries, mainly in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.

Dates: 1972 - 2000
 Series

Correspondence about the International Research Foundation for Open Learning, 1994 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/36
Scope and Contents

The International Research Foundation for Open Learning carries out research on open and distance learning, mainly in less developed countries.

Dates: 1994 - 2000
 Series

Correspondence about the National Extension College, 1966 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/48
Scope and Contents

The National Extension College provides distance learning courses and was a pilot project for the Open University.

Dates: 1966 - 2001
 Series

Correspondence about the Open College of the Arts, 1984 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/51
Scope and Contents

The Open College of the Arts provides arts education using distance learning methods.

Dates: 1984 - 2001
 Series

Correspondence about the Open School, 1974 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/52
Scope and Contents

The Open School provides education for 16-19 year olds using distance learning methods.

Dates: 1974 - 1999
 Series

Correspondence and papers about the Open University, 1972 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/53
Scope and Contents

With papers about the early history of the Open University, 1960-9.

Dates: 1972 - 1995
 Series

Correspondence and papers about the South African Institute of Distance Education, 1990 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/61
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, research data, diaries, correspondence, press cuttings, photographs, video and audio tape recordings. The bulk of the collection is formed by Michael Young's correspondence subject files about organisations he was involved in starting up or with existing organisations who collaborated in his ventures. There is also substantial correspondence with individuals, including family, friends, colleagues and financial backers. A...
Dates: 1990 - 1998
 Series

Correspondence with the Commonwealth Secretariat, 1975 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/11
Scope and Contents

Mainly concerns the provision of distance learning in less developed countries.

Dates: 1975 - 1987
 File

Lectures, 1991 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/1/4
Scope and Contents Comprising: a talk given at the Natural Death Centre, 4 December 1991; "Change, British Society and the Family", given at a seminar of the National Education Commission, 4 April 1992; "The Relevance of Community", given at the Funerals Conference, Oxford, 18 April 1993; "An International Perspective", given at the Conference on Materials Production, Pietermaritzburg, 9 September 1993; "The Prospects for Open Learning", given to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Open University, 15 April...
Dates: 1991 - 1996
 File

Video tape of a lecture by Michael Young titled "The Prospects for Open Learning", 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 10/4
Scope and Contents

This lecture to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Open University was given at Churchill College, Cambridge, 15 April 1994, and published in the Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 10:1 (1995).

Dates: 1994
Conditions Governing Access: Please contact us in advance to arrange an access copy of the video tape if you wish to consult this item.

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