• A theoretical framework for rural knowledge centers 

      Guntuku, Dileepkumar; Chaudhary, Sanjay; Balaji, Venkataraman; Holz-Clause, Mary; Sai, Kuna A (David Publishing, 2011)
      Exponential growth in ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) and establishment of RKCs (Rural Knowledge Centers) have been fast spreading across the globe. In the continuous process, there are tens of thousands ...
    • Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development 

      Bailey, Barbara; Leo-Rhynie, Elsa; Morris, Jeanette; Reddock, Rhoda; Connelly, M Patricia; MacDonald, Martha; Li, Tania M; Parpart, Jane L; Barriteau, Eudine; McClean, Maxine; Walker, Anne S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996)
      This core module was collaboratively developed and written by the Centre for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies, the International Women's Tribune Centre in New York, and the Summer Institute ...
    • Theoretical Perspectives on the Contributions of COL-PROTEIN to Open and Distance Learning for Development 

      Alluri, Krishna; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      During 2000 to 2009, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) supported the innovative use of open and distance learning (ODL) to alleviate poverty in rural areas of the world. In particular, the programme known as Poverty ...
    • Three-Year Plan 2012-2015 summary brochure: Learning for Development 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012)
      COL’s Three-Year Plans provide the strategic direction and overall framework that guide the work of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). The current plan for 2012–2015, like its two predecessors, is titled Learning for ...
    • Toolkit for Key Employability Indicators for National Qualification Agencies 

      Mohee, Romeela; Putty-Rogbeer, Kalyani (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      This toolkit demonstrates the utilisation of Key Employability Indicators (KEIs) through which Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as well as National Quality Assurance Agencies (NQAAs) will be able to monitor employability ...
    • Towards a Culture of Quality 

      Koul, Badri N; Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006)
      The title Towards a Culture of Quality indicates that this third publication on the theme of quality in the COL Perspectives on Distance Education series widens the discussion beyond external quality assurance processes ...
    • Towards a Gender-Sensitive Framework for Distance Education in Planning for Development: A Case Study of an Executive MBA/MPA Programme 

      Burman, Koyali (University of British Columbia, 2007)
      A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Adult Education), University of British Columbia
    • Towards a National Policy on Open Educational Resources in Bangladesh 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-05)
      Bangladesh is an E9 country with a huge population and a corresponding demand for quality education. Its challenges are common to those of other developing nations. Whilst the government provides free textbooks at the ...
    • Towards a Strategy on Developing African Teacher Capabilities in the Use of Information and Communication Technology 

      International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD); Open Society Institute for Southern Africa; Commonwealth of Learning; SchoolNet South Africa (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
      This study was commissioned by SchoolNet Africa (SNA) in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and the Open Society Initiative of Southern ...
    • Towards an Open Educational Resources Strategy for the Republic of Zambia 

      Mallionson, Brenda (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-10)
      This report provides context and purpose for the adoption of OER in the country and initiates a draft OER strategy for the Republic of Zambia. The introductory section presents the current education system in Zambia with ...
    • Towards Inclusive Education: A Case Study of IGNOU 

      Chaudhary, S V S; Khare, Pankaj; Gupta, Sanjay; Garg, Suresh (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      Towards the end of the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007 -2012), India catered to about 20 per cent of the youth in the age group 17 to 24 years. However, to achieve the threshold level of about 30 per cent by 2020, and address ...
    • Towards More Resilient Schooling: Possible Models for the Future 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      Schooling has been associated with teachers and learners interacting in physical classrooms. However, when campuses close, alternative ways need to be found to ensure continuity of learning. This document explores how ...
    • Towards National Policy Guidelines on Open Educational Resources in Malaysia 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-05)
      This report emphasises the importance of open educational resources (OER) for improving equality in education. OER are a worthwhile option to make education more accessible, affordable, shareable and reusable. The adoption, ...
    • Tracking Students’ Eye-Movements when Reading Learning Objects on Mobile Phones: A Discourse Analysis of Luganda Language Teacher-Trainees’ Reflective Observations 

      Kabugo, David; Muyinda, Paul B; Masaazi, Fred M; Mugagga, Anthony M; Mulumba, Mathias B (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      Although eye-tracking technologies such as Tobii-T120/TX and Eye-Tribe are steadily becoming ubiquitous, and while their appropriation in education can aid teachers to collect robust information on how students move their ...
    • Training and professional development of distance educators: A resource book of articles. 

      McWilliams, Patricia (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1997)
      Prepared in co-operation with the International Centre for Distance Learning (UK Open University), with the financial assistance of the UK Department for International Development. This is a collection of articles, conference ...
    • Transformational Change in Delivery at Open Polytechnic, New Zealand 

      Seelig, Caroline; Cadwallader, Alan; Standring, Doug (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)
      As long ago as 1992, Greville Rumble was writing about the “competitive vulnerabilities” of single-mode distance teaching institutions [universities]. In the intervening years the challenges he described have only ...
    • Transforming Education with OER 

      Kanwar, Asha (Henley Media Group Limited, 2012)
      Expanding access to quality tertiary education is a critical challenge for developing countries. Faced with burgeoning demand for higher education, open and distance learning (ODL) is now deployed by many conventional ...
    • Transnational qualifications framework for the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Transnational Qualifications Framework Management Committee (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015)
      This publication provides small states with procedures and guidelines to translate national accreditation for recognition through VUSSC’s international accreditation program, the Transnational Qualification Framework. ...
    • Turkish Teachers' Awareness and Perceptions of Open Educational Resources 

      Ozdemir, Ozgur; Bonk, Curtis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      The purpose of this study is to explore K-12 teachers’ awareness of open educational resources (OER) as well as their perceptions of its potential opportunities and challenges for teaching practices. Data were gathered ...
    • Tutoring in Open and Distance Learning 

      Daweti, A M (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      As the learning environment in distance education is intended to be highly supportive and learner-centred, regular tutor-led contact sessions are an important learner support strategy that may be an incentive for student ...