• Advocacy, Sesitization and Development of OER Policy for Provincial Education Ministries in Sri Lanka 

      Karunanayaka, Shironica P; Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      With the objective of providing direction in the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to increase access to and support quality teaching and learning in the school education system in Sri Lanka, an advocacy program was ...
    • Agriculture MOOCs: Learnings from Five AgMOOCs 

      Mishra, Gaurav (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      IIT Kanpur and the Commonwealth of Learning delivered five agriculture based massive open online courses (MOOCs). This report provides insights on learners’ feedback on the course pedagogy and its relevance, content, ...
    • Alternative Learning Platforms for Agri-Students through e-Mediation: An initiative of agMOOCs 

      Jirli, Basavaprabhu; Sarma, Birinchi Kumar; Singh, Abhishek (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      Agricultural education in India is offered through a network of 75 State Agricultural Universities, f ive Deemed Universities , four Central Universities with faculty of Agriculture, three ...
    • An Analytical case study on AISECT and Skill Development Initiatives: A Journey from Pre to Post Globalization Era 

      Singh, Vijay; Jauhari, Sangeeta; Tiwari, Jyoti (2013-11)
      The issue of imparting skill and skill based knowledge is a critical element. It has been observed in the recent past that there is a sudden shift in the India’s economy as a knowledge based economy.To strengthens this ...
    • An Anthology of "Best Practices" in Teacher Education 

      Lakshmi, T K S; Rama, K; Hendrikz, Johan (National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-08)
      Quality Assurance in the education sector is one of the major initiatives of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in its Three-Year Plan for 2006-09. To achieve the outcome of enhanced quality at all levels of education, COL ...
    • Application of Interactive Methods in a Distance Education Programme 

      Lekamge, Dayalatha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
      The Faculty of Education of the Open University of Sri Lanka has incorporated interactive techniques such as interactive day schools and assignments to the teaching-learning process of a teacher education programme ...
    • Are Innovations Being Replicated in ODL? 

      Sharma, Chandra B (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
      PCF5 Theme: Children & Youth // The teaching-learning process of the conventional system has an innate mechanism for continuous assessment and modification. The teacher and the taught negotiate and compromise on a win-win ...
    • Arming the armed forces for a civilian life: an experience of IGNOU 

      Dorothy, J S (2013-11)
      Period of employability and sudden termination either due to individual preference or due to disaster or due to end of the employable period are a constant endeavour in Armed forces. In addition, the importance of secrecy ...
    • Asa Briggs Lecture: Educate Girls 

      Tharoor, Shashi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-27)
      Asa Briggs Lecture presented by Dr Shashi Tharoor, M.P., Author, peace-keeper, refugee worker, human rights activist, a former Minister of State for External Affairs, member of the Indian Parliament from the Thiruvananthapuram ...
    • Asa Briggs Lecture: Re-drawing the Map of Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11-27)
      Asa Briggs Lecture presented by Sir John Daniel, former President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 27 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    • Asian Leaders in Open and Distance Education 

      Panda, Santosh (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      The Asian distance education system is probably the largest in the world. No other continent has seen such a serious policy discourse, as well as determined efforts in its practice, as Asia, since the focus invariably has ...
    • Assessing the Needs of Literacy personnel in Non Formal Basic Education 

      Ghazi, Shakil A; Hafeez, Amtul; Safdar, Muhammad; Yaqoob, Muhammad (2010-11)
      Due to population explosion and swiftly increasing demand for education even developed countries are unable to overcome the prevailing challenges through formal system of education. Most of the developing countries are in ...
    • Assessment of Environment Awareness, Knowledge and Skills of B.Ed Teacher Students of the ODL System: A Case Study of IGNOU Regional Centre Patna 

      Sahay, Moni; Singh, Dheerendra (2013-11)
      This study seeks to study the level of awareness, sensitivity, attitude and concern of teachers of various schools towards environment, who are pursuing B.Ed form IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) and enrolled ...
    • Assisting Severely Disadvantaged Agricultural Areas in Pakistan: The Potential for Improving the Interaction and Effectiveness of Development Partners Research, Extension and Village Religious Leaders 

      Khan, Nowshad (2010-11)
      At present, in the NWFP of Pakistan, village religious leaders play no formal role in agricultural development. Yet, historically they have had functional involvement in other development sectors such as education through ...
    • Audio Visual Production 

      Puhan, Anadi; Mishra, Sambit; Sengupta, Sourav; Nath, Kaushik; Kar, Bhagbat (Odisha State Open University;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018)
      This course covers aspects of digital audio video production for multimedia development. It has five modules: Audio production, Video (pre-production), Video (Production), Video (Post Production), and Practical assignment. ...
    • Bangladesh 2012-2015: Country Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2015-06)
      Summarises COL’s activities and captures what was achieved during 2012-2015 in Bangladesh. This country report is an excerpt from the volume "COL in the Commonwealth 2012-2015: Country Reports". http://hdl.handle.net/11599/874
    • Bangladesh 2015-2018: Country Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018)
      Summarises COL’s activities and captures what was achieved during 2015-2018 in Bangladesh. This country report is an excerpt from the volume "COL in the Commonwealth: 2015-2018 Country Reports" <http://hdl.handle.net/11599/2866>.
    • Bangladesh 2018-2020 Highlights 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      The report provides an overview of key COL activities and programmes in 2018-2020.
    • Barefoot Women Wireless Engineers Creating Socially Viable Community Networks in India 

      Srivastava, Ritu (2019-09)
      ‘Digital Divide' or ‘Digital Information Barrier’ refers to the substantial asymmetry in the distribution and effective use of information and communication resources. It is widely believed that the Internet is a global ...
    • Barriers to Information and Communication Technologies Encountered by Women: Country Presentations 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1998)
      Education and training opportunities provided through distance and open learning are one of the few educational areas in which women in the developing world are well represented. Open and distance learning helps to ...