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The Development of Virtual Education: A global perspective
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1999)
The term "virtual education" is something that is heard with increasing frequency now as the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) becomes ever more present in the conduct of open and distance education. ...
European Distance Education: A Handbook of Current European Programmes and Networks
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1994)
The purpose of this handbook is to provide accessible information to personnel in ministries, educational institutions and other bodies concerned with education and training in order to inform them of new developments in ...
The Use of Distance Learning in Non-Formal Education: a report on a survey carried out for the Commonwealth of Learning by the International Extension College
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1996)
The report documents information on 73 projects, in 56 developing countries and 17 industrialised countries, and presents a number of conclusions and proposals for further action. The survey found that there is considerable ...
Survey on Governments’ Open Educational Resources (OER) Policies
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL)United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2012)
As part of their joint project Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally, UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) invited all governments to provide information about their policies ...
The State of Open Universities in the Commonwealth: A Perspective on Performance, Competition and Innovation
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-02)
The goal of this report is to critically examine one of the marvels of modern higher education: specialist open and distance learning (ODL) universities. These institutions, such as The Open University (UKOU), Indira ...
Mobile Technologies in Open Schools
(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 ...