• Advancing Research in Commonwealth Africa: Some Reflections 

      Kanwar, Asha; Godfrey, Godson; Lesperance, John; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015-02-12)
      Transcript and presentation slides of a speech given at the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility (CTEF), Malaysia, 12 February 2015. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr. Godson ...
    • Can ODL reach the unreached? Lessons from the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07-27)
      First public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar speaking about the potential of open and distance learning (ODL) ...
    • Case Studies on OER-based eLearning 

      Naidu, Som; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2014)
      Preface Case Studies: Open University of Sri Lanka Integrating OER in a Teacher Education Course by Shironica Karunanayaka Indira Gandhi National Open University OER-based Post Graduate Diploma in e-Learning by G. Mythili ...
    • Designing Online Learning 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
      The Internet has simultaneously captured the imagination and interest of the world's educators. What drives this interest? Increasing demands for education, training and skills upgrading, a shift from a labour-intensive ...
    • Development of an Action Plan for the Creation of a Capacity Building Cell within the National Institute of Open Schooling, India 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      The transformation of National Open School (NOS) to National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) in 2002 demands for new functions to be performed by NIOS in the area of training and research, apart from its academic ...
    • Educational Media in Asia 

      Reddi, Usha V; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
      Commonwealth Asia has often been a test bed for experimentation in, and use of, media for education. But this is a region of extremes. At one end are the "Asian tigers" - Malaysia, Singapore and India - that have successfully ...
    • eLearning in Commonwealth Asia 2013 

      Pulist, S K (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2013-11)
      A study and compilation of eLearning country profiles of Commonwealth Asian countries. eLearning programmes are largely offered in blended mode, and completely online programmes are not many. The study is expected to provide ...
    • eLearning in the Commonwealth Asia 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (2013-11)
      The panel discussion will highlight the eLearning trends in the Commonwealth Asia by sharing the results of an eight country survey conducted recently by the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), the ...
    • Guide to Developing Open Textbooks 

      Moore, Andrew; Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      This how to guide has been developed to assist teachers, teaching support personnel and educational technology administrators to: understand the value of open education, OER and open textbooks for teaching and learning; ...
    • ICT Leadership in Higher Education Selected Readings 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2014)
      Integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education is highly challenging, especially in the higher education sector. While there are several factors for successful integration of ICTs in teaching ...
    • The impact of OER and MOOCs on ODL: an international perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-10-10)
      Keynote Address at the 2015 International Distance Education Development Forum, Peking University, Beijing, China, 10 October 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education ...
    • The impact of OER and MOOCs on ODL: an international perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-10-10)
      Presented at the Centre for Research in Distance Education, Beijing Normal University, China, 10 October 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist – eLearning).
    • Innovations in Community Radio: With Special Reference to India 

      Dutta, Ankuran (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2014)
      Community radio has emerged as an effective medium to give voice to the voiceless at the grassroots level in India. India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has simplified the process for obtaining a license, ...
    • Learning and Technology: Emerging Trends to Democratise Education 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12)
      Prof. G. Ram Reddy Social Scientist Award Lecture 2013, 17 December 2013, Hyderabad, India by Sanjaya Mishra Director, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia, New Delhi // The Professor G. Ram Reddy Memorial Trust ...
    • Mobile Technologies in Open Schools 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      Preface (extract)- This book is encouraging evidence that the open schooling community is planning proactively for its future. Mobile technology — particularly mobile phones — will one day be part of the furniture of open ...
    • A New Paradigm for Open Universities 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-12-01)
      Keynote delivered at the AAOU 29th Annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 1 December 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist, eLearning).
    • OER 2012: Paris and After 

      Kanwar, Asha; Cheng, Ricky; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015-03-23)
      Transcript and presentation slides from the inaugural address, CEMBA/MPA Meeting of Partners organised in collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, 23 March 2015. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...
    • Open Educational Resources for Higher Education 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-11-06)
      Transcript from a Public Lecture at Krishna University, India, 6 November 2014. By Sanjaya Mishra, Ph.D., Director, CEMCA, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • 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 ...
    • Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation 

      Miao, Fengchun; Mishra, Sanjaya; McGreal, Rory (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2016-04)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) — teaching, learning and research materials that their owners make free for others to use, revise and share — offer a powerful means of expanding the reach and effectiveness of worldwide ...