• R Programming & Big Data Analytics 

      Khan, M Heenaye-Mamode; Gobin, B; Nagowah, S G; Nagowah, L; Cadersaib, Z (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);University of Mauritius, 2018-06)
      In the new data era, the power of data analytics is allowing businesses to provide more value-added products and services. New discoveries and trends are being identified in fields such as banking, medical, manufacturing, ...
    • R-1 Research Methods 

      Indira Gandhi National Open University; Commonwealth of Learning; Bangladesh Open University; Allama Iqbal Open University; Open University of Sri Lanka (Indira Gandhi National Open University, 2003)
      his distance education course is affiliated with the Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration and the Commonwealth Executive master of Public Administration programmes. The R-1 Research Methods course ...
    • RadioInterActive 

      Sullivan, Bart; Pringle, Ian; Akingbulu, Akin (2013-11)
      RadioInteractive will weave together 5 key elements during the week of PCF7, all tied to radio and interactivity, communication and participation, specifically their role in learning for development (COL's mission) with a ...
    • Raising Awareness on Biodiversity: Commonwealth Examples 

      Filho, Walter L; Dykes, Clare; Murphy, Zena (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1996)
      In this book, readers will find critical analyses of the means that need to be employed to ensure that an environmental education dimension is implemented as part of biodiversity conservation projects. It describes ...
    • Reach, Effectiveness and Listenership of Community Radio- A Study by National Institute Of Open Schooling (NIOS) 

      Thakur, Manoj K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Mass communication has been playing a great role in education, and particularly in open and distance education. Besides, many means of mass communication, community radio has emerged as one of the best means to educate ...
    • Reaching the Hard-to-Reach Nomads through Open and Distance Learning: A Case Study of Nomadic Education Programme in Nigeria 

      Muhammad, Nafisatu D; Abbo, Bashir M (2010-11)
      A Paper Presented at the Sixth Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF6) on the Theme; Access and Success in Learning: Global Development Perspectives Held from 24- 28 November 2010 at Le-Meridian, Cochin Resort & ...
    • Reaching the unreached through ODL: How it contributes to female empowerment in Bangladesh? 

      Sultana, Sadia A; Kamal, Mostafa A (2010-11)
      This paper aims at identifying the impacts of ODL programmes (especially, secondary school certificate programme) of BOU on the socio-economic status of the females in Bangladesh. The paper explains how BOU’s collaboration ...
    • Reaching the Unreached Through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-04-28)
      GIRLS Inspire is a Commonwealth of Learning (COL) project established to mobilise the power of open and distance learning (ODL) to provide secondary schooling and skills development training to women and girls who are ...
    • Reaching the Unreached Women through Open and Distance Education: Implications for the Playwright 

      Iwuchukwu, Onyeka (2013-11)
      Open and Distance Education is designed basically to provide accessible and affordable education to all especially those who were denied education earlier in life. Women and girls are mostly affected as evident in UNICEF’s ...
    • Reaching the Unreached: A Challenge for Rural Development 

      Gandhe, S K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
      Even in the beginning of the 21st Century the most important stumbling block in the way to rapid socio-economic development in the developing countries like India, is undoubtedly the illiteracy in general and the ...
    • Readability of Open Education Resources (OERs): A key to success of ODL for the young people 

      Saxena, Anurag (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
      According to Baumel (2002), “20 percent of school age kids are poor readers and remain that way through their lifetime”. It has been proved repeatedly that reading is a language-based skill. Poor reading skills thus ...
    • Reconsidering the Learning Management System 

      Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-07)
      Learning management systems are a core and costly part of the IT infrastructure of just about every large educational organization today but do they provide good value? In this video, Dr. Mark Bullen questions the value ...
    • Redefining Instructional Strategy in Teacher Education in the Perspective of Knowledge Society 

      Bose, Sutapa (2010-11)
      Revamping teacher education as a precondition for reforming school education is a leitmotif of many policy papers on educational reform. Yet the much criticised traditional practices continue to shackle teacher education. ...
    • Reducing Gender Disparity in Vocational Education in Lagos State through ODL 

      Oyakhiromen, Ifidon; Anene, Francisca (2013-11)
      Lagos State is the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria accounting for more than 25% of all economic activities in the country. The State is the major international gateway to Nigeria by air, land and sea. This makes it an ...
    • Referencing the Youth Development Programme on the Transnational Qualifications Framework 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-03-17)
      Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers 2013 UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa, 17-21 March 2013, Referencing the Youth Development Programme on the Transnational Qualifications Framework by John ...
    • Referencing Tool: Transnational Qualifications Framework of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Gertze, Franz (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-06)
      This publication is based on a more extensive version of “Transnational Qualifications Framework for the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth” <http://oasis.col.org/handle/11599/501>.
    • Reflecting on the Impact of the Open Education Movement 

      Conole, Grainne; Brown, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)
      This paper critiques the rise and impact of the open education movement, focusing in particular on Higher Education. It considers the impact of adopting more open practices on learning, teaching and research. In terms of ...
    • Reflections on a Career in Distance Education 

      Daniel, John (2007-01)
      Reflections on a Career in Distance Education, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning, January 2007 // I found distance education whilst seeking something else. My first real job, after a long, conventional and highly ...
    • Reflections on Collaborative and Networked Learning 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-16)
      Ladies and Gentlemen, this conference is about Collaborative and Networked Learning. In pursuing this debate, you are in fact considering, on the one hand, the threats to a system of education that go back to some thousand ...
    • Reflections on Quality Assurance in Open Distance Learning 

      Menon, Mohan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-08-14)
      Workshop on Performance Indicators for Quality Assurance in Distance Higher Education, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 14-16 August 2007, Reflections on Quality Assurance in Open Distance Learning by Professor Mohan B. Menon, Commonwealth ...