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    • Advocacy, Sesitization and Development of OER Policy for Provincial Education Ministries in Sri Lanka 

      Karunanayaka, Shironica P; Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      With the objective of providing direction in the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to increase access to and support quality teaching and learning in the school education system in Sri Lanka, an advocacy program was ...
    • Connections (vol. 21, no. 1)  

      Abeywardena, Ishan S; Askounis, Helen; Sheldon, Dania (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03)
      COL Newsletter published March 2016.
    • Developing Regional OER Guidelines in Botswana: Consultant's Report 

      Tladi, Lekopanye (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      The work involved preparing draft OER guidelines catering to regional requirements; building awareness among key stakeholders on the concept and impact of OER; advocating the necessity and benefits of a provincial OER ...
    • Developing Regional OER Guidelines in Cameroon: Consultant's Report 

      Nkwenti, Michael N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-01)
      The work involved preparing draft OER guidelines catering to regional requirements; building awareness among key stakeholders on the concept and impact of OER; advocating the necessity and benefits of a regional OER policy ...
    • Educational App Development Toolkit for Teachers and Learners 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11)
      The Educational App Development Toolkit for Teachers and Learners is designed to introduce the basic and some intermediate concepts of Android app development on the App Inventor (AI2) platform. It provides hands-on ...
    • External Review Toolkit for ODL and eLearning Courses 

      Smulders, Dave (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-04)
      This document or “toolkit” serves a few key purposes. First, it seeks to help those involved in the Open Educational Resource (OER) course development process do their work according to a few important underlying ...
    • OER Capacity Building - Yaba College of Technology 

      Deurwaarder, J.M. (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      The workshop was held at the Academic Board Chamber of YCT from May 18-25, 2016 with approximately 50 participants. By the end of the input, it was expected that YCT would have a set of blueprints and good quality learning ...
    • OER Capacity Building – The Open University of Sri Lanka 

      Kamal, Mostafa Azad (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-07)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) organized a capacity building workshop on the use/reuse of OER in ODL course development for academic staff of OUSL on February ...
    • OERScout: Autonomous Clustering of Open Educational Resources 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S; Tham, Choy Yoong; Chan, Chee Seng; Balaji, Venkataraman (Asian Association of Open Universities, 2012)
      The Open Educational Resources (OER) movement has gained momentum in the past few years. With this new drive towards making knowledge open and accessible, a large number of OER repositories have been established and made ...
    • OERScout: Widening Access to OER through Faceted Search 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S; Chan, Chee S; Balaji, Venkataraman (2013-11)
      In recent years, the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement has achieved considerable success within the academic community with respect to advocacy of the concept. As a result, many organisations such as the Commonwealth ...
    • Open Educational Resources in the Commonwealth 2016 

      Phalachandra, Bhandigadi; Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This study was conducted as part of the OER for Skills Development project of COL, supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The objective of the study was to collect baseline data from Commonwealth institutions ...
    • Print2Screen Mobile App: Embedding Multimedia in Printed ODL Course Materials Using QR Codes 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      The world is rapidly moving towards a digital culture where teaching and learning is migrated to cyberspace from a conventional brick and mortar classroom. Given that eLearning and mobile learning are attractive propositions ...
    • Provincial OER Policy Development, Sri Lanka - Consultant Report 

      Karunanayaka, Shironica P (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-08)
      The work involved preparing a draft OER policy framework catering to Provincial requirements; build awareness among key stakeholders on the concept and impact of OER; advocate the necessity and benefits of a provincial OER ...
    • A report on the Re-use and Adaptation of Open Educational Resources (OER): An Exploration of Technologies Available 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) are a relatively new phenomenon which is fast gaining academic credibility as well as the attention of policy makers on a global scale. With increased funding by governmental and non-governmental ...