• Creating Open Online Courses with Learner Representative Partners to Widen Participation in Higher Education 

      Coughlan, Tim; Goff, Jenny (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-07)
      Open online courses could provide stepping stones for audiences that are under-represented in higher education (HE). However, there are concerns that these instead proliferate forms of exclusion and do not address known ...
    • Education for Development: From Distance to Open Education 

      Tait, Alan W (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-07)
      This paper sets out the ways in which technologies for learning have been at the heart of education for development for millennia, not as is sometimes thought only in the last 30 years of the digital revolution. Short case ...
    • European Figures in Distance and e-Learning 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      In my contribution on European figures who have really made a difference in distance and e-learning I want firstly to observe that Europe has produced, or at least been the happy host of many of the major figures in our ...
    • May the Fourth Be with you: Creating Education 4.0 

      Salmon, Gilly (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-07)
      The paper looks back across dominant ways of delivering Higher Education until the present day and then looks forward. There is an approximate continuum described from Education 1.0 through 2.0 to 3.0. Education is mapped ...
    • Mobile Language Learning Innovation Inspired by Migrants 

      Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-07)
      Migrants arriving in a country are not always welcome. Similarly, the arrival of new technologies can be perceived as a blot on the familiar landscape of established educational practices. This paper seeks a productive ...
    • Open Badges as Credentials in Open Education Systems: Case Studies from Greece and Europe 

      Papadimitriou, Sofia T; Niari, Maria I (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)
      Open Badges are digital representations of achievements or skills which describe the framework, significance, and outcomes of a learning procedure based on specific criteria. The Open Badges’ collection can be used by ...