• The Life Long Learning of Farmers (L3F) Through Mobile Phones: Pedagogy for the Commons 

      Thamizoli, P; Kamaraj, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Hierarchy and disparity in India are deeply embedded and reflects in the daily life of the people. The result is the lower your position the less you were entitled to own, to participate, to move around etc. Mobile phone ...
    • Mobile devices and the future of free education 2010 

      McGreal, Rory (2010-11)
      The costs of education can never be totally eliminated, but present trends point to the possibility of an asymptotic curve, where the education costs will continue to approach zero, without ever quite reaching it. These ...
    • Open Courseware, Open Content, Open Practices, Open Learning: Where are the limits? 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-05-04)
      OpenCourseWare Consortium Global 2011 Conference, May 4-6, 2011 • Cambridge, MA, USA Track: Next Generation Open Learning, Open Courseware, Open Content, Open Practices, Open Learning: Where are the limits? by Sir John ...
    • Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation 

      Miao, Fengchun; Mishra, Sanjaya; McGreal, Rory (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2016-04)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) — teaching, learning and research materials that their owners make free for others to use, revise and share — offer a powerful means of expanding the reach and effectiveness of worldwide ...
    • Open Schooling in the 21st Century 

      Abrioux, Dominique A M X; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      The expansion of secondary education is now the world’s most pressing educational challenge. This carefully prepared and thoroughly researched book should inspire policy-makers and educational planners to explore how open ...
    • The Perception of Students About the Cost of Studying by Open and Distance Learning: Case of the University of Goroka 

      Otto, Martin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      The paper will present an aspect of a research done in Papua New Guinea. The study focused on the “Cost of studying by distance mode – Students Perspective”. The main attention is culture as a pivotal aspect to everyday ...
    • PREST in Open and Distance Learning: Costs and Economics of Open and Distance Learning (B3 Handbook) 

      Perraton, Hilary (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)
      Why cost ODL? Because there are sensible questions, that affect policy and affect people’s lives, about educational costs, which the researcher and manager often needs to answer.
    • Value for Money Review and Social Return on Investment Analysis 

      Du Vivier, Ed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      Between 2012 and 2015, COL provided financial support and other inputs for a range of processes and activities that were intended to promote the establishment of new open schooling programmes in Vanuatu and Belize, amongst ...