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Open learning (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Open learning
Used for/see from:
  • Flexible learning
  • Flexistudy
  • Self-supported study

Work cat.: Allred, J. Open for learning : open and flexible learning in public libraries, 1992.

Lewis, R. How to develop and manage an open learning scheme, 1985: p. 103 (Open learning; term used to desc. courses flexibly designed to meet indiv. requirements; it's an attempt to remove barriers that prevent attendance at more traditional courses; based on learner-centered philosophy open learning courses may be offered in a learning centre but usually take place away from such centres (e.g. at home))

Open learning for adults, 1987: p. 2 (Open learning; the combination of old and new methods of learning to meet the growing need of adults in the UK)

Rowntree, D. Teaching through self-instruction, 1990: p. 9, etc. (open learning)

ERIC; Inter. dict. of educ.; Hennepin

Here are entered works on learning such as that provided by open universities and associated with courses flexibly designed to meet individual requirements, aimed at removing barriers that prevent attendance at more traditional courses.

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