• Business Law 

      Modesto, Stanslaus T; Tichapondwa, Charles M; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011)
      Business Law is one of the critical courses for the entrepreneur. Without exception, every business enterprise, at one point or another, finds itself dealing with legal issues. The law itself is a broad field, and it is ...
    • Commonwealth Countries on Copyright Matters in Education 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005-05)
      Guideline Document on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions
    • Connections (vol. 5, no. 2) 

      Wilson, Dave (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2000-06)
      COL newsletter published June 2000
    • Connections (vol. 7, no. 3) 

      Wilson, Dave (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2002-12)
      COL newsletter published December 2002
    • Copyright and Distance Education: Trainers' Kit 

      Swales, Christine (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2000)
      This toolkit provides a variety of resources designed to assist you in preparing and offering a workshop that introduces participants to copyright as it relates to distance education. It describes the basic features of ...
    • Copyright and Open Educational Resources 

      Prabhala, Achal (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      Open Educational Resources (OERs) are characterised by the fact that their copyright scope is limited by means of an open content license. The “all rights reserved” model of traditional copyright is replaced with a more ...
    • Copyright Audit 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2006-11)
      In view of the contemporary scenario where a complex arrangement of international treaties and agreements govern intellectual property, and where countries are under pressure to adopt stricter copyright laws through Free ...
    • Copyright Guidelines 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007-05)
      Guidelines developed for the Commonwealth of Learning regarding copyright and open licensing issues.
    • Creating, Using and Sharing Open Educational Resources 

      McGreal, Rory (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2013)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) are free learning resources available on the Internet. OER can be openly licensed or in the public domain, and can be used or reused for free. They can exist in many formats: text (either ...
    • Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe 

      Hirtz, Sandy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);BCcampus, 2008)
      Education for a Digital World contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. It offers practical, contemporary ...
    • Establishing Copyright Procedure in Distance Education 

      Swales, Christine (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)
      In distance education (DE), copyright procedures must be established for any activity that concerns materials. This involves integrating resources, systems, contracts, procedures and information across a number of departments ...
    • Information Sheet on Creative Commons “NC” and “ND” Restrictions 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2008-07)
    • Introducing Copyright: A Plain Language Guide to Copyright in the 21st Century 

      Hofman, Julien (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      Computers and the Internet have transformed the way we produce and distribute information and entertainment. And copyright is struggling to keep pace with these changes. The authors of all kinds of works, from the humble ...
    • OER and Licensing Issues 

      Kaushik, Madhulika (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2013-08-18)
      Video presentation, COL Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on OER, 18 August 2013. Duration: 35:59
    • OERs: Issues and Challenges of Copyrights, Licensing and Access 

      Prasad, R Siva; Rao, J Prabhakar (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Quality assurance represents an important aspect of OERs development, both in content development and issues related to online conversion, such as copyrights, licensing and access. Most of the time when developing OERs ...
    • Publishing with Public Money for Public Benefit 

      Daniel, John (BC Campus, 2011-10-17)
      A 35-minute video presentation at BCcampus, Opening Education Event "Taking OER to the Next Level", held in Vancouver, Canada (17 October 2011), by COL President & CEO, Sir John Daniel. BCcampus, 17 October 2011, Open ...
    • 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 ...
    • Respect, Understanding and Open Educational Resources 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-11)
      OERs have huge potential in working with the 32 small and island states. The concept of sharing content along with developing the skills needed to develop learning content was introduced along with the establishment of the ...