• ICTs in Education: Can Digital Dividend Replace Digital Divide? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; D'Antoni, Susan; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-09-01)
      WITFOR CONFERENCE Gaborone, Botswana 1 September 2005 ICTs in Education: Can Digital Dividend Replace Digital Divide? By: Sir John Daniel, Paul West (Commonwealth of Learning) Susan D'Antoni (UNESCO-IIEP) and Stamenka ...
    • International Online Courses: Issues of Global Quality Assurance, Multi-Country Collaboration and Open Educational Resources 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John; West, Paul (2008)
      If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence. We ...
    • International Online Learning Delivery: Can Digital Dividend Replace Digital Divide? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; D'Antoni, Susan; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-06-28)
      International Online Learning Delivery: Can digital dividend replace digital divide? 28 June 2005, Calgary, Alberta, Canada By: Sir John Daniel, Paul West (Commonwealth of Learning), Susan D'Antoni (UNESCO-IIEP) and Stamenka ...
    • Learning for Development: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues September 2006 - February 2007 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; Mackintosh, Wayne (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      This collection is entitled Learning for Development because that is the focus of COL’s work. In abstract terms we follow Amartya Sen’s definition of development as freedom whilst our operational framework for development ...
    • Lessons from VUSSC: the Making of a "Virtual University" 

      West, Paul; Roberts, Kris (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-12-08)
      UNDESA Virtual Learning Project, Jamaica, December 8 - 12, 2009, Lessons from VUSSC, The Making of a “Virtual University” Written By Paul West and Kris Roberts, Commonwealth of Learning // 1. What is VUSSC // The Virtual ...
    • Lessons Learned while Implementing the Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10)
      Integrating eLearning: Key Challenges for Higher Education Governance, By Paul G. West, Director, Knowledge Management & Information Technology, Commonwealth of Learning (COL) // VUSSC is a global initiative. It stretches ...
    • The Long-Awaited Breakthrough? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; D'Antoni, Susan; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-07-26)
      MERLOT Annual Conference, The Long-Awaited Breakthrough? 26 July 2005, Nashville, TN, USA By: Sir John Daniel, Paul West (Commonwealth of Learning), Susan D'Antoni (UNESCO-IIEP) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO) // I ...
    • Open and Distance Learning in a Changing World: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues (2007-2008) 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Alluri, Krishna; Menon, Mohan (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      This booklet contains an open letter to the next US president – written before the election – and six speeches delivered in different countries at various events. In giving the selection the title Open and Distance ...
    • Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons Licenses 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-08-22)
      ACDE Vice Chancellors’ Workshop, 22 August 2009, Nairobi, Kenya, Paul G. West, Director, Knowledge Management & Information Technology, Commonwealth of Learning (COL) // Copyright – this is sometimes referred to as a “thorny ...
    • Open Educational Resources: Help or Hindrance to Open Learning? 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-06-12)
      International Conference on Open and Online Learning, Penang, Malaysia, 12 June 2007, Opening Address, Open Educational Resources: Help or Hindrance to Open Learning? John Daniel, Asha Kanwar and Paul West, Commonwealth ...
    • Open Source for Open Learning 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-02-23)
      Our title is Open Source for Open Learning. COL is interested in the role of open source products in education, training and learning generally. We shall focus on the role that open source can play in open and distance ...
    • Opening Ceremony of the Officials Meeting on the Transnational Qualifications Framework, VUSSC 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-25)
      Many governments are struggling to respond to increased demand, knowing that their Age Participation Rates in higher education are well below what is needed for sustained national development. APRs are now between 40-50% ...
    • Opening Presentation - Open Schooling Workshop 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-03-02)
      Opening Presentation, At the Open Schooling Workshop, Held in The Seychelles, 2 March 2009 By Paul West // Twenty five teams in six countries are collaborating to create course materials for grades 10,11 and 12. These ...
    • Respect, Understanding and Open Educational Resources 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-11)
      OERs have huge potential in working with the 32 small and island states. The concept of sharing content along with developing the skills needed to develop learning content was introduced along with the establishment of the ...
    • The Role of eLearning in Building Knowledge Societies in Developing Countries 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; D'Antoni, Susan; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-09-15)
      ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF OPEN UNIVERSITIES, Annual Conference 2005, Jakarta, Indonesia, 15 September 2005, Theme: Building Knowledge Society through Open and Distance Education, The Role of eLearning in Building Knowledge ...
    • The Role of International Online Courses in the Worldwide Provision of Education 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-08)
      EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DISTANCE TEACHING UNIVERSITIES (EADTU), 20th Anniversary Conference 2007, 8-9 November, Lisbon, Portugal, International courses and services online Virtual Erasmus and a new generation of Open ...
    • Speeches: By Sir John Daniel and colleagues August/September 2005) 

      Daniel, John; Naidoo, Vis; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; West, Paul; D’Antoni, Susan; Menon, Mohan (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      This booklet contains the texts of six speeches that I delivered at conferences and symposia during the trip. Because their access to the Internet is sometimes limited, African colleagues whom I met often asked for ‘hard ...
    • Technology for Collective Action: the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Lesperance, John; West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-07-03)
      Tertiary education in small states: Planning in the context of globalization, An IIEP Policy Forum, Paris, 3 July 2009, Theme: Organizational models for tertiary education in small states, Technology for Collective Action: ...
    • A Transnational Qualifications Framework for the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-09-21)
      Training Workshop on Development of National Qualifications/Quality Assurance Frameworks for SADC countries, Zanzibar, 21-22 September, 2007, A Transnational Qualifications Framework for the Virtual University for Small ...
    • Trends & Issues in ODL 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-12-03)
      COL works with Ministries and national institutions to establish policy and build skills in open and distance learning (ODL) and technology mediated learning. The focus was initially on radio and TV and has now moved to ...