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Postwar Britain
     1950’s 60’s
Political parties in post-war Britain had promised educational reforms
1950s the number of students was still relatively small, and those from low-income backgrounds had
                       ...
studying at one of Britain’s universities remained a privilege and a sign of high social standing
University of Kent




In the early 1960s the Labour Party initiated a new educational trust, and a number of new campuses...
The progressive climate of the new educational trust produced a series of radical concepts redefining
                    ...
Open University Campus, Milton Keynes, UK
Milton Keynes was chosen as the base for the headquarter because it was most prominent ‘new town’
within the knowledge bel...
Characteristics
    of OU
What is the role of Media in OU ?
System of supported learning by using media technologies.
Night shows for the students (mainly because, most of them were ...
Even, scientific courses were supported by study kits
Use of all possible instructional technologies to provide distance education.
OU demonstrates most appropriate use of digi...
How to study at OU ?
Who studies at OU ?
Students going to the university


“ . . . . University goes to the student “
OU can be consider as the synonym to the University for the students wanted to have Second
Chance…. (mostly working people...
Students typologies
Employed people are the larger target group. No of first degree (fresh) students are increasing
Current OU students
most of them have a same voice


“OU has changed my life…”
Increase in the student numbers because of the adaptation of flexible teaching methodologies
Based on their brand strategi...
How to study at OU ?
Who studies at OU ?
Development         Interface for the         In partnership                      Individual learning
of the              ...
Where is OU ?
Spatial aspects of the university
headquarter,
Milton Keynes
regional centers,
13 places across the UK
regional center - London
study centers,
in collaboration with
the partnership institution
or within
the regional centers
OU operates when normal universities are closed
OU presence in London




Research investigation during the excursion to the London regional center
Hypothesis: students activities interwoven within the city
OU goes to the
students
Personal learning environment
Global Player OU
In USA and EU: OU adapt or takeover the system
While in developing nations OU provides consultancy services
Intervention
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History and research presentation

  1. 1. Postwar Britain 1950’s 60’s
  2. 2. Political parties in post-war Britain had promised educational reforms
  3. 3. 1950s the number of students was still relatively small, and those from low-income backgrounds had no access to university.
  4. 4. studying at one of Britain’s universities remained a privilege and a sign of high social standing
  5. 5. University of Kent In the early 1960s the Labour Party initiated a new educational trust, and a number of new campuses were built across Great Britain.
  6. 6. The progressive climate of the new educational trust produced a series of radical concepts redefining educational establishments. One of these was the experimental ‘University of the Air’.
  7. 7. Open University Campus, Milton Keynes, UK
  8. 8. Milton Keynes was chosen as the base for the headquarter because it was most prominent ‘new town’ within the knowledge belt of UK.
  9. 9. Characteristics of OU
  10. 10. What is the role of Media in OU ?
  11. 11. System of supported learning by using media technologies. Night shows for the students (mainly because, most of them were working)
  12. 12. Even, scientific courses were supported by study kits
  13. 13. Use of all possible instructional technologies to provide distance education. OU demonstrates most appropriate use of digital technologies for the educational purpose.
  14. 14. How to study at OU ? Who studies at OU ?
  15. 15. Students going to the university “ . . . . University goes to the student “
  16. 16. OU can be consider as the synonym to the University for the students wanted to have Second Chance…. (mostly working people who could not peruse higher studies due to various circumstances)
  17. 17. Students typologies Employed people are the larger target group. No of first degree (fresh) students are increasing
  18. 18. Current OU students
  19. 19. most of them have a same voice “OU has changed my life…”
  20. 20. Increase in the student numbers because of the adaptation of flexible teaching methodologies Based on their brand strategies; OU is open to PEOPLE, IDEAS, METHOD, SPACE
  21. 21. How to study at OU ? Who studies at OU ?
  22. 22. Development Interface for the In partnership Individual learning of the students institutes coursework - Academic and - Academic tutorial logistic support session Central Administrators Tutors Students Academic Tutors Students Decentralized system - Primary mode of communication between the student and the academic is either through telephone or internet (web 2.0) technologies
  23. 23. Where is OU ? Spatial aspects of the university
  24. 24. headquarter, Milton Keynes
  25. 25. regional centers, 13 places across the UK
  26. 26. regional center - London
  27. 27. study centers, in collaboration with the partnership institution or within the regional centers
  28. 28. OU operates when normal universities are closed
  29. 29. OU presence in London Research investigation during the excursion to the London regional center
  30. 30. Hypothesis: students activities interwoven within the city
  31. 31. OU goes to the students
  32. 32. Personal learning environment
  33. 33. Global Player OU
  34. 34. In USA and EU: OU adapt or takeover the system While in developing nations OU provides consultancy services
  35. 35. Intervention

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