• 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.
    • Addressing the Teacher Gap through Open and Distance Learning: the Work of the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Umar, Abdurrahman; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-22)
      Meeting of the International Task Force on ‘Teachers for Education for All’, UNESCO HQ, Paris, 22 June 2009, Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO), Abdurrahman Umar & Sir John Daniel (COL) // In its Teacher Education work COL ...
    • 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 ...
    • Breaking Higher Education's Iron Triangle: Access, Cost, and Quality 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04)
      Expansion is now the defining trend in the worldwide development of higher education. Some predict that by 2020, 40 percent of the global workforce will be knowledge workers with a need for tertiary qualifications. So the ...
    • Combating Degree Mills 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-01-26)
      Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Annual Conference and International Seminar, Washington, D.C. – January 26-29, 2009, Combating Degree Mills, Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO), John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning ...
    • Creating a Global ODL Community for Sharing Open Educational Resources (OER) 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-21)
      Open Learning System in Global Environment, International Conference Karnataka State Open University, 21 September 2011 by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a great pleasure to ...
    • Cross-Border Education: the Experience of a Lifetime! 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-12-09)
      Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), 9 December 2011, Cross-Border Education: The Experience of a Lifetime! Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, ...
    • Cultural Imperialism or Global Public Goods: Dilemmas of International Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-04-09)
      Mentioning international partnerships raises another question, which is our title today: Cultural Imperialism or Global Public Goods: Dilemmas of International Education. Is international involvement in expanding higher ...
    • Developing a Common Wealth of Learning: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Varoglu, Zeynep; West, Paul; D’Antoni, Susan; Phillips, Susan (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2006)
      Part of the mission of the Commonwealth of Learning is to show intellectual leadership in the application of technology to learning. Although electronic communication is fast becoming a vehicle of choice for the discourse ...
    • Distance Education: Threats and Opportunities: Selected speeches and website blogs of Sir John Daniel and colleagues 2009-2010 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul; Balasubramanian, K; Lesperance, John; Ramamurthy, Sreedhar (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      This selection of speeches from 2009 and 2010 is entitled Distance Education: Threats and Opportunities. It also includes some entries from the blog that COL has introduced since the publication of the previous booklet. Open, ...
    • eLearning and Free Open Source Software: the Key to Global Mass Higher Education? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; D'Antoni, Susan; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-01-04)
      As you can see, this paper is a product of collaboration between COL and UNESCO and each of the authors brings a different perspective to the subject of this address, which is eLearning and Free Open Source Software: The ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-15)
      CREATIVE COMMONS GLOBAL SUMMIT, Warsaw, 15-18 September 2011 Plenary Session: Powering an Open Future: the Future of Sharing Culture, Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally by Stamenka ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Africa 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; van Wyk, Trudi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-02-21)
      It is a great pleasure to be here and to welcome you to the Regional Policy Forum for Africa that we are organising within our Project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”, which ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Arab Region 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-07)
      I will begin by describing the background to the project and list its three elements. Then Stamenka will share highlights the responses we have received from countries in this region to our survey questionnaire on OER ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Asia-Pacific 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-23)
      The aim of this project is to encourage governments to promote OER and the use of open licences. We hope that this project will help both governments and practitioners in the OER movement to integrate the concept of open ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Europe 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-17)
      The focus of our project is fostering governmental support for OER. Here in the Europe region there are vibrant OER initiatives under way in a number of countries. However, if our experience in other regions is any guide, ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Hewlett Grantees Meeting 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-11)
      We are pleased to have this opportunity to report on project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”which is being implemented by the Commonwealth of Learning and UNESCO with support ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Latin America 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-28)
      It is a great pleasure to be here and to welcome you to the Regional Policy Forum for Latin America that we are organising within our Project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”, ...
    • From Innocence to Experience: the Politics and Projects of Cross-border Higher Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Springer, 2008)
      Many developing countries are struggling to increase access to higher education (HE) since their Age Participation Rates (APRs) are well below the level that the countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and ...
    • Global Connections -- Local Impacts: Best Practices, Models and Policies for Cross-Border Higher Education 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-21)
      Global Forum of the Observatory of Borderless Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur, 21-24 October, 2009 By Sir John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning) and Ms. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO) // Drawing on their personal experiences ...