The Open University: A History

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This historical perspective on The Open University, founded in 1969, frames its ethos (to be open to people, places, methods and ideas) within the traditions of correspondence courses, commercial television, adult education, the post-war social democratic settlement and the Cold War. A critical assessment of its engagement with teaching, assessment and support for adult learners offers an understanding as to how it came to dominate the market for part-time studies. It also indicates how, as the funding and status of higher ...

The Open University: A History 2014, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719096273

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The Open University: A History 2014, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719096266

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