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Guidelines for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of MOOCs
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have emerged as an educational innovation with the potential to increase access to and improve the quality of education. Different stakeholders in education view MOOCs from different ...
Open and Distance Learning: Key Terms and Definitions
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06)
This document identifies and defines several key terms related to Open and Distance Learning (ODL). Terms and definitions are current as of June 2015.
Newsletter of Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (vol. 1, no. 1)
(Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2015-01)
CEMCA newsletter published January 2015
MOOC for Capacity Building in Indian Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges
(National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), India, 2014)
The landscape of agriculture is expanding to include agribusiness in the supply chain operations and management. Globalization is opening enormous opportunities for food and processed commodities while, at the same time ...
Creating, Using and Sharing Open Educational Resources
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2013)
Open Educational Resources (OER) are free learning resources available on the Internet. OER can be openly licensed or in the public domain, and can be used or reused for free. They can exist in many formats: text (either ...
MobiMOOC - a massive open online course on horticulture - an effectiveness study, Uttar Pradesh State, INDIA
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015)
For six weeks beginning November 21, 2014, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) delivered a massive open online course (MOOC) on the horticultural crops over the mobile phone for ...
A Policy Brief on MOOCs
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-05)
A MOOC (massive open online course) is an online course that normally requires no prior qualifications for entry, can be accessed by anyone who has an Internet connection, and includes large or very large numbers of ...
Changing the Tune: MOOCs for Human Development? A Case Study (Pre-print)
The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is covered in critical analysis as well as in popular media as a development exclusively bearing on the Higher Education sector (The Economist, 2014). This term has also acquired an ...
MOOC on Mobiles for Development Report
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014)
For six weeks beginning October 2, 2013, IIT Kanpur and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) delivered a massive open online course (MOOC) on the topic of mobiles for development (M4D). This report provides a pedagogical review ...
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 ...