• Introduction to Entrepreneurship 

      Kollie, James; Louw, Wilhelmina; Monyolo, Rammuso; Nkambule, Vinah; Lashley, Maria; Oriakhi, Raymond; Peters-Richardson, Jacqueline; Tinai, Sui; Mphanya, Tsiu; Daniel, Catherine; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09)
      This course will introduce future business owners to the concepts and principles of entrepreneurship. The course will introduce the role entrepreneurs play in the local business environment and the impact of entrepreneurship ...
    • Introduction to Horticulture in Tuvalu 

      Ioane, Elisaia; Faletiute, Patuki; Ioelu, Ulima; Ioapa, Patisepa; Silatolu, Ateca (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      This course is an introduction to basic horticulture in Tuvalu. It was originally written by the National University of Samoa and has now been contextualized for Tuvalu by local teachers. The course is intended for school ...
    • Introduction to Marketing 

      Millette, Sherwyn; Ollivierre, Loraine; Santana, Kyra; Lephoto, David; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09)
      This is an introductory marketing course that will examine how marketing is practiced in business today and how it is essential to ensure small business growth and success. Marketing should be considered a total system of ...
    • Introduction to Mobile Architecture 

      Sivakumar, Shailesh K; Srivastava, Sumit (Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU);Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017)
      This course introduces software and hardware architectures of Mobile devices. It is part of the seven courses related to Mobile Application Development.
    • Introduction to Multimedia 

      Paikray, Bijay; Mallick, Chandrakanta; Sundaram, R Mohana; Sharma, Rakesh; Sengupta, Sourav; Mishra, Shreesthi S; Kar, Bhagabat; Pradhan, Dhruba C (Odisha State Open University;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018)
      This course provides an introduction to multimedia and covers software and hardware requirements. There are five blocks of learning resources: Computers and Networks, Content Development and Distribution, Arts and Science ...
    • An Introduction to Open and Distance Learning 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000)
      This introduction to open and distance learning was based on introductory materials in COL's "training toolkits." The development of the toolkits, in various topics related to open and distance learning, involved the time ...
    • Introduction to Permaculture 

      Vermeulen, Walter J; Leaupepe, Aloema; Faatauvaa, Lauano; Faasoi, Fagalima; Auvele, Supervisor; Mataafa, Anamaria; Faatauva’a, Totolua (Matuaileoo Environmental Trust Inc, Apia, Samoa ; Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada, 2015-02)
      Matuaileoo Environmental Trust Incorporated (METI) in Samoa, with support from COL, has developed an introductory manual on Permaculture. This manual has been prepared as a self-instructional course for Taiala to enable ...
    • Introduction to the Blue Economy 

      Hoareau, Kelly; Commonwealth of Learning; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      Oceans are vital, not only to a wide array of biodiversity and ecosystems, but also to the food chains, livelihoods and climate regulation for a human population heading towards nine billion people. That is why this short ...
    • Introduction to the Report to the Commonwealth Senior Officials Meeting 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-11-09)
      As Chairman of The Commonwealth of Learning, I speak to you not as someone paid to sing this song, but as a volunteer who believes that COL is an acknowledged contributor to one of the world's great revolutions - the ...
    • Introduction to Tourism 

      Tapasei, Willie; Kalwajin, Enny; Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning; National Institute of Technology; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)
      This course will make you think about tourists. As you go through this workbook you will look at: where tourists come from - why they come here and - the things they like to do when they are here - things you should know ...
    • Introduction to Web Development 

      Mahmood, Amjad; Ahmed, Moiz U; Ahmad, Hanaan S (Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU);Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017)
      This course intends to provide basic knowledge and skills required for planning, designing and developing effective web pages with a focus on the practical application of the technologies used in the web development. It ...
    • Introduction to Windows Mobile and IOS 

      Astya, Parma N; Kumar, Vikas; Jain, Priyanka; Kumar, Ela; Rai, Deepak; Kumar, Sachin (Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU);Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017)
      This course will help learners to design and develop a simple mobile App in Windows and iOS. This course also covers the architecture of Windows and iOS. It is also useful to know about user interfaces for development of ...
    • Introduction: Policies and Practice EDITORIAL 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      This issue has a particular focus on policy: authors explore the relationship between policy and research (Traxler); the importance of having appropriate policies in place (Awadhiya & Miglani; Nkuyubwatsi; Bose) and new ...
    • Inventory and report on teacher education materials and programmes in the Commonwealth Caribbean 

      Marrett, Christine; Harvey, Claudia (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1998)
      The English-speaking Caribbean countries share a common history of British colonial rule, resulting in similar educational systems with common institutions. They, with other countries, form the Caribbean Community ...
    • INVEST Africa brochure 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2016-11)
      Innovation in Vocational Education and Skills Training (INVEST) – Africa: The key to increasing access & improving quality in TVET INVEST challenges TVET teachers, managers and policy makers to change the way they think ...
    • INVEST Africa Evaluation Report 

      Isaacs, Shafika (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-03)
      This document is both a monitoring report of the activities of the Innovation in Vocational Education and Skills Training (INVEST Africa) Programme of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL)'s Technical and Vocational Skills ...
    • INVEST Africa Quality Assurance and Recognition Scheme 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-01)
      COL recognises that participation by our partner institutions involves the contribution of their human and physical resources and acceptance of the values of INVEST Africa. These proposals for a partner recognition scheme ...
    • Invest in Clicks, not Bricks! 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-02-01)
      Projections indicate that the world’s higher education system must accommodate nearly 80 million more students by 2025. To do so in conventional campuses would require the opening of three large (30,000 students) campuses ...
    • An Investigation of the academic performance of distant and conventional students studying Commerce at the University of Swaziland 

      Fowler, C J H; Nkambule, D; Vilakati, N (2010-11)
      An approach to the early diagnosis of academic problems on courses for Distance Education (DE) students at the University Of Swaziland (UNISWA) is proposed. The first stage involved the analysis of the academic performance ...
    • Investment and innovation to better support industry and learner needs 

      Lewis, Sian; Beach, Brad (2010-11)
      Australia’s Victorian State Government is committed to providing accessible, high quality, industry and learner-relevant open and distance education for all Victorians. This is critical to ensuring individual prosperity ...