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Journal:   PAZHOUHESH-NAMEYE TARBIATI   SUMMER 2009 , Volume 5 , Number 19; Page(s) 151 To 189.
 
Paper: 

A STUDY OF THE PAYAMENOOR UNIVERSITY'S EDUCATIONAL DEMAND ANALYSIS BASED UPON DISTANT LEARNING SYSTEM

 
 
Author(s):  FARAJ ELAHI MEHRAN, SARMADI M.R., NEMATI S.H.
 
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Abstract: 

With characteristics such as flexible teaching and learning techniques, the safeguarding of education in even the most distant areas and guaranteeing equal educational opportunities specially for people with special requirements ( Homemakers, physically impaired, … ) the distant learning system paints a bright picture of the availability of education to all in the future. Iran Payamenoor University currently catering for approximately one million students is the only existing university in Iran active in offering distant learning opportunities at associate, bachelor, masters and PhD levels in 400 educational centers and units. As Payamenoor University has been active in education and research, an investigation of how the aim of this educational system "anyone, anywhere, anytime can again access to higher education" has been accomplished in its educational centers and units is essential. A research entitled "a study of the Payamenoor University's educational demand evaluation based upon distant learning system" was conducted over a two year period. A descriptive-evaluative technique was employed and the statistic population included University lecturers, students and administrators of Payamenoor University educational centers and units (70 in total) in the country's 30 provinces. Applying a classified-random sampling system and utilizing Cockrun's Formula, 3000 students, 300 members of the university faculty and 30 administrators were selected as the statistical sample. Three surveys were prepared using an evaluativedocumentative method (A survey directed at students, one directed at lecturers and a third directed at the administrators). The reliability of these surveys was estimated using the Gronbach Alpha and was found to be 82% for students, 80% for lecturers, and 78% for administrators. The data was then prepared for analysis using Microsoft Excel and analyzed through the statistical software package SPSS and after the examination of the hypothesis the results indicated: There is significant discrepancy in the distribution of the educational facilities and service of the educational centers and units of the Payamenoor University. There are discrepancies between the educational facility distribution and educational service distribution of the educational centres and units of the Payamenoor University.

A relationship is detected between the distribution of the educational facilities and service and the type of the educational centres and units of the Payamenoor University.
There is discrepancy between the findings of the surveys conducted among the members of the university faculty and among students with the proportion of facilities and benefits in the educational centres and units of Payamenoor University.

 
Keyword(s): EDUCATIONAL DEMAND ANALYSIS, PAYAMENOOR UNIVERSITY, DISTANT LEARNING
 
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