• The 6th International Workshop of the Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-27)
      Transcript from Official Opening of The 6th International Workshop of the Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth, held on Great Exuma of The Bahamas, 27 October 2008. By Paul West and Sir John Daniel. ...
    • Background to the Transnational Qualifications Framework 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-25)
      If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence.
    • Blue-Sky Thinking for Small States: VUSSC Futures 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-11-09)
      Paul West and I have worked up this presentation, which we are calling Blue-Sky Thinking for Small States: VUSSC Futures. We shall look first at three trends, then suggest some indicators of possible futures for VUSSC and ...
    • Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-12)
      Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States, Commonwealth of Learning, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, Fourth International Training and Course Development Workshop, Apia, Samoa, ...
    • Building the Capacity to Build 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-26)
      Transcript of Closing Ceremony speech at the Sixth International Training & Materials Development Workshop, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC), 26th October to 12th November 2008, Exuma Islands, ...
    • Chapter 6: Open Licenses (DRAFT) 

      West, Paul; Hofman, Julien (2008)
      A draft of Chapter 6 'Open licences' of Copyright for authors, educators and librarians by Julien Hofman and Paul West, 2008.
    • Course Development in Distance Education: Whose is the Content? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; Monaghan, Amy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-04-22)
      As well as speeding up communication between institution and student and making the preparation and distribution of media-rich course material much easier, the World-Wide Web will change distance education in more fundamental ...
    • Creativity in Advancing Distance Learning: Models and Technologies 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul; Balasubramanian, K; Lesperance, John; Sreedher, Ramamurthy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-11-23)
      Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 23-29 November 2009, People’s Forum, Theme: Creativity and Innovation // Today’s theme is Creativity and Innovation. This is a particularly appropriate ...
    • 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 ...
    • Digital Divide to Digital Dividend: What will it take? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-12-01)
      Digital Divide to digital dividend: What will it take? Online EDUCA Berlin 1 December 2005, written by: Sir John Daniel and Paul West Commonwealth of Learning, presented by Sir John Daniel // Good evening and greetings ...
    • Digital Scholarship, Digital Technology and ODL Issues 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-09-18)
      44th Distance Education Association of Southern Africa Annual Meeting and Conference 18 – 20 September 2009, Maseru, Lesotho By Paul G. West, Director, Knowledge Management & Information Technology Commonwealth of Learning ...
    • Distance Education across Borders 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-14)
      We shall first point out that education across borders - even distance education across borders - is not a new development. However, there are new trends within this activity that we must explore. We shall focus particularly ...
    • 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 ...
    • eLearning in Open Learning: Sacred Cow, Trojan Horse, Scapegoat or Easter Bunny? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; Mackintosh, Wayne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-12-10)
      Thank you for inviting me to make a short contribution to this 16 th CCEM Stakeholders Conference and the theme of Learning Support, Materials and Technology. // I have prepared these remarks with my colleagues Paul West ...
    • Exploring the Role of ICTs in Addressing Educational Needs: Identifying the Myths and the Miracles 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; Mackintosh, Wayne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-08-23)
      Our title is Exploring the role of ICTs in addressing educational needs: identifying the myths and the miracles. Persistent myths have lessened the impact of ICTs on education. Fortunately they are balanced by miracles of ...
    • Fact or Fiction? What Can It Do? 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-08-07)
      Transcript and slides from the Presentation at the opening of the Mauritius "boot camp" of the Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth, 7 August 2006. By Paul West and Sir John Daniel. Presented by Paul West.
    • The First Meeting of the Management Committee of the Transnational Qualifications Framework 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; Isaacs, Samuel (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-06)
      Transcript of Opening Presentation at the first meeting of the Management Committee of the Transnational Qualifications Framework held in Singapore from 6 to 10 October 2008. Opening Presentation by Sir John Daniel and ...
    • ICT and Related Issues Impacting on ODL 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-12-09)
      Transcript of presentation given in Ghana, December 2008. Presented by Paul G. West.
    • ICTs for higher education 

      Balasubramanian, K; Clarke-Okah, Willie; Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances; Kanwar, Asha; Kwan, Angela; Lesperance, John; Mallet, Joshua; Umar, Abdurrahman; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      A background paper from the Commonwealth of Learning for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education; Paris, 5-8 July 2009.