Open Education Models: Past, Present, Future
2011_KanwarA_OEMPastPresentFuture_Transcript.pdf (166.8Kb) 2011_KanwarA_OEMPastPresentFuture_Slides.pdf (2.907Mb)
UNISA ODL Occasional Lecture Series, 2 March 2011, Open Education Models: Past, Present, Future Presented by Prof. Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // My topic today is ‘Open Education Models: past, present and future’. The term ‘open education’ is used in the widest sense possible. As we all know, that in a distance education context, it refers to policies and practices that permit entry to learning with as few barriers as possible. What are the different models that we have witnessed thus far? // I will first look at the broader historical context. I will then look at three generations of open education in order to provide a context within which the Open Education Resources (OER) movement emerged. As you know, OER are educational resources that are freely available and can be used by educators and learners without having to pay license fees or royalties. I will then give you examples of OER development that my organisation the Commonwealth of Learning supports and will finally raise some questions about the future implications of OER for the learner; for the teacher, for pedagogy and for higher education.
- 2011-2015 
MetadataShow full item record
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-08-08)Financing Higher Education in Developing Countries Think Tank, Bellagio Conference Centre 8-12 August 2011 The Impact of New Business Models for Higher Education on Student Financing by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of ...
Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-22)Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) -- Ministerial Pre-conference Meeting, Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.
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 ...
Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-02-24)Inaugural Address, Institute of ODL, University of Mumbai, 24 February 2011, Three Generations of Open Education: Future Implications, Prepared by Prof. Asha Kanwar and Dr. Venkataraman Balaji, Commonwealth of Learning ...
Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-16)Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar at 'Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st Century: A global challenge in knowledge transfer to meet world demands for food security and sustainability'. Zaragoza, Spain June 2015.