• Access and success of distance learners through ICTs at School of Distance Learning and Continuing Education (SDLCE), Kakatiya University 

      Rajalingam, P; Chandraiah, Esampally (2010-11)
      Open and Distance Learning (ODL) represents an approach that focuses opening access to education and training through ICTs. The benefits of ODL are freeing learners from the constraints of time and place and offering ...
    • Access and Success: Distance Learning at Massey University and its Impact on New Zealand Society 

      Maharey, Steve (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      I was delighted to receive and accept the invitation from Sir John Daniel on behalf of the Commonwealth of Learning to speak at the Sixth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning about distance learning at Massey University ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Administrative Structures for Distance Education 

      Perraton, Hilary (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Commonwealth Secretariat, 1991)
      The purpose of this book is to help anyone considering the use of distance education and trying to decide how it should be organised. The acclaimed success of the world's 25+ open universities gives the impression that ...
    • Analysing Costs/Benefits for Distance Education Programmes 

      Rumble, Greville (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
      Through cost analysis you can find out how much something actually costs, set a budget, determine a price and compare the costs of different options. In distance education, the main areas are:- Correspondence systems based ...
    • Appraisal of Distance Education at the University of the West Indies: First Impressions 

      Renwick, William (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1991)
    • Arming the armed forces for a civilian life: an experience of IGNOU 

      Dorothy, J S (2013-11)
      Period of employability and sudden termination either due to individual preference or due to disaster or due to end of the employable period are a constant endeavour in Armed forces. In addition, the importance of secrecy ...
    • Assessment of the Zambia College of Distance Education (ZACODE) 

      Ellis, Justin (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      This study was carried out at the request of the Ministry of Education, Zambia. The Commonwealth of Learning contracted Turning Points Consultancy CC, a Namibian company, who provided the services of Justin Ellis, to “carry ...
    • Audio/Audioconferencing in Support of Distance Education 

      Macmullen, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
      Whilst the latest generation of distance education has brought us a dizzying array of high tech,computer-based education technology and information saturation via the internet, simple audio and audioconferencing technologies ...
    • Barriers to Learning: The Difference Distance Learning can make in Namibia 

      Hummel, Ulrich I (2010-11)
      This paper will address the barriers to learning, including innovative structures and strategies put in place to overcome such barriers, with specific reference to rural distance education students in the Namibian context. ...
    • Barriers To The Effective Use Of Information And Communication Technologies In Distance Education 

      Ghazi, Shakil A; Hafeez, Amtul; Safdar, Muhammad (2013-11)
      Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized all aspects of human life on this planet and these have created unprecedented challenges and unparallel opportunities for advancement on this globe. ...
    • A Basic Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER) 

      Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2015)
      Its purpose is to provide readers with a quick and user-friendly introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) and some of the key issues to think about when exploring how to use OER most effectively. The second section ...
    • Blended Learning Approach to Training School Counselors: A Case Study of COL-NCERT Collaborative Programme 

      Phalachandra, Bhandigadi (2010-11)
      There has been a great demand for Guidance and Counselling services in schools to facilitate better academic performance, adjustment and career development among students so as to provide quality education to students. In ...
    • Book Review: Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda 

      DeVries, Irwin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      As seen by Otto Peters in his foreword to this substantial volume, the early days of correspondence-based distance education garnered little attention from researchers. As distance education became more widely adopted and ...
    • Brave New Women of Asia: How Distance Education Changed Their Lives 

      Kanwar, Asha; Taplin, Margaret (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)
      The aim of this book of case studies is to inspire and encourage women to participate in open and distance learning. Going through the case studies, potential women learners will see that most of their reservations and ...
    • CADE and COL / L’ACED et COL 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-05-09)
      Canadian Association for Distance Education / Association canadienne de l'éducation à distance, 2005 Annual Conference / Congrès annuel 2005, CADE and COL / L'ACED et COL, Welcoming remarks / Mot de bienvenue, 9 May 2005 ...
    • Challenges in Introducing ICT in Professional Academic Programmes of a Distance Education University 

      Rashid, Majed; Tufail, Muhammad (2013-11)
      Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is Mega University which has been providing educational facilities from basic to PhD level to the deprived segments of the society within and outside the country under distance learning ...
    • The Changing Faces of Virtual Education 

      Farrell, Glen M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)
      This study is a report on some of the major developments that are influencing the evolution of virtual education. It examines not only the nature of these developments, but also the implications for the use of virtual ...