• 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 ...
    • Investments by the Commercial Banks in Training of Rural Communities and its Impact: Scope of Open and Distance Learning 

      Kumar, Naveen; Kulkarni, Anjali (National Institute of Bank Management, Pune;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      The Lifelong Learning for Farmer's (L3F) project of Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is seen as a livelihood promotion and poverty alleviation strategy for India and the rest of the developing countries. This is because of ...
    • Invitation to PCF6 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      Commonwealth of Learning's President & CEO, Sir John Daniel, provides this invitation to attend COL's Sixth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, November 2010. Duration: 01:57.
    • IoT and Cloud Computing 

      Armoogum, S; Mungur, A U (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);University of Mauritius, 2018-06)
      This 3-credit module provides an overview of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing concepts, infrastructures and capabilities. This will help students gain the necessary knowledge to construct IoT systems and ...
    • IPods Improve Education in Rural Zambia 

      Sakala, Gladys (2010-11)
      About 12.69 percent of the Zambian population have no access to formal education due to a number of factors such as poverty ,limited learning space etc.It is therefore imperative that government devises methods of education ...
    • Is Blended Learning Suitable for Continuous Professional Development (CDP)? A Case of Health Manpower Development Center (HMDC), Ministry of Health, Uganda 

      Mwogeza, Resty K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      In 2012, the Ministry of Health, Uganda in partnership with Belgium Technical Cooperation (BTC) under the Institutional Capacity Building project (ICB), introduced the eLearning mode of delivery at Health Manpower Development ...
    • Is eLearning True to the Principles of Technology? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-27)
      eLearn Conference, World Conference on eLearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education, Vancouver, Canada, 27 October 2009, Keynote address by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // What is technology ...
    • Is Modern ICT the Answer to Extension? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-24)
      My topic today is: ‘Is modern ICT the answer to extension?’ which will be examined in the context of the Commonwealth of Learning’s work in Lifelong Learning for Farming. This presentation has been prepared jointly with ...