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Introducing MOOCs to Africa: New Economy Skills for Africa Program - ICT
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-01)
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are highly interactive online courses open to all on the World Wide Web. Some use OER and others rely on commercial content that can include video, multimedia and computer applications ...
Exploring the Potential of Online Courses to Develop Capacity for Sustainable Development
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
A small team of independent entrepreneurs has developed two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), in French, on sustainable development that attracted, respectively, 250+ and 150+ participants. This article describes the ...
Positioning extension Massive Open Online Courses (xMOOCs) within the open access and the lifelong learning agendas in a developing setting
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
Recent reports on xMOOCs indicated that underprivileged learners in need for higher education have minimally been reached by these courses. While the open access agenda is needed to reach such learners, most MOOCs were ...
Can New Modes of Digital Learning Help Resolve the Teacher Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
Sub-Saharan Africa, more than any other part of the world, is experiencing a crisis in finding sufficiently qualified teachers to meet the needs of expanding school systems. The professional development support provided ...