• The accessibility of ODL to the disadvantaged-teenage employees 

      Khanyane, Marethabile M (2010-11)
      Most importantly, distance learning provides opportunity to those teenage employees, who could not continue with their education for various reasons. These include loosing parents due to HIV/AIDS, and having no one to take ...
    • Accessibility Strategies for Making MOOCs for People with Visual impairments: A Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Perspective 

      Ngubane-Mokiwa, Sindile A (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) were designed to enhance access to education to all that desire it. The open access drive seeks to promote free and equitable access to basic, higher, formal and informal education. The ...
    • Accessible OER: Where to Start? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Abeywardena, Ishan S; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-12-20)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility, 20 December 2017, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. ...
    • Accommodating Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties in Educational Settings: Problems and Solutions 

      Indrarathne, Bimali (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) such as dyslexia and ADHD are very common: it is estimated that 10% of the world population has some kind of learning difficulty. Due to the challenges learners with SpLDs face in the ...
    • Accounting and Finance 

      Indira Gandhi National Open University; Commonwealth of Learning; Bangladesh Open University; Allama Iqbal Open University; Open University of Sri Lanka (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
      This distance education course is affiliated with the Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration and the Commonwealth Executive master of Public Administration programmes. The C-9, Accounting & Finance for ...
    • Accreditation of Prior Learning within the Lifelong Learning Discourse: Exploring the Drivers for Change at the University of Mauritius 

      Rampersad, Rubina D; Ittea, Reena (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      prominence as a key skill to cope with the changing environment. When we discuss about lifelong learning, recognising prior learning and experience of prospective learners gathers great resonance as practitioners acknowledge ...
    • Achieving a Better Completion Rate in MOOCs Through a Blended Approach 

      Kannan, Kalpana; Parmar, Mahendra; Dixit, Sajjan; Deshmukh, Urmila (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      n the fast-changing globalised world, everyone needs to acquire new knowledge and skills continuously. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) help achieve lifelong learning to a large number of ...
    • Achieving Education for All 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-01-22)
      She has asked me to talk about the book that I started writing a year ago as my New Year’s resolution for 2009. It is now in press and will be published by Routledge any day now.// Its title is Mega-Schools, Technology ...
    • Achieving Lifelong Learning for All: Where are We Now? What Next? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Carr, Alexis; Balasubramanian, K; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-02-11)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the ICDE Lillehammer Lifelong Learning Summit 2019, 11 February 2019. Co-written with Ms Alexis Carr, Research Coordinator, COL, Dr K ...
    • Achieving Quality in Distance Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-04-04)
      Today we want to launch our interactive session with some brief and simple remarks about achieving quality in distance education.
    • Achieving SDG 4: Are ICTs the Answer 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-11-06)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the United Nationals Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France, 6 November 2018, to address how ICTs can ...
    • Achieving SDG 4: Are ICTs the Answer? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-01-24)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Education Ministers Action Group (EMAG), London, UK, 24 January 2019.
    • Acquiring Accreditation in Distance Learning 

      Kilfoil, Wendy R (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      In the higher education community, distance education (DE) has been perceived as not being as good as contact education or as a last resort. Actually, it is just a different way of delivering education and is often the ...
    • Acquiring Digital Education Leadership Capabilities through Heutagogy: A Case of C-DELTA Implementation at Makerere University 

      Kabugo, David; Kakeeto, David (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      Although the need for Digital Education Leadership (DEL) credentials is rising among educators at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in both developing and developed contexts, occupying this niche through conventional ...
    • Activating and Nurturing the Investment of Heutagogical Resources for Equity and Quality in Self-Determined, Open, Online and Distance Learning 

      Nkuyubwatsi, Bernard (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Expansion of access to higher education and learning opportunities is often inhibited by the lack of teachers, limited physical facilities, the shortage of financial resources and limited technological infrastructure. Due ...
    • Adapting Learning Materials for Distance Learning 

      Wright, Clayton R (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      In face-to-face education, instructors are present to guide the instructional/ learning process. In distance education (DE) instructors and students are separated and instructors have limited opportunity to observe, ...
    • Adapting Quality Assurance to Innovative Programmes 

      Uvalic-Trumbic, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Promoting equity by opening up higher education has posed challenges to quality assurance and even to the definition of quality in higher education. However, certain fundamental principles underpin all forms of higher ...
    • Adaptive Project Design: Early insights from working on the transformation of the Distance Education System in Myanmar 

      Gregson, Jon; Lane, Andy; Foster, Matthew (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      The manner in which a development project is designed and implemented can have a significant impact on the nature of the outcomes. There are few examples of international projects funded to support transformation of Higher ...
    • Adaptive Project Design: Early Insights from Working On the Transformation of the Distance Education System in Myanmar 

      Gregson, Jon; Lane, Andy; Foster, Matthew (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      The manner in which a development project is designed and implemented can have a significant impact on the nature of the outcomes. There are few examples of international projects funded to support transformation of Higher ...
    • Adding Global Value 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-28)
      Presented at CHOGM Malta 2015 at the Foreign Ministers’ Roundtable on 28 November 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO.