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Engaging ODL Learners through Mobile Learning at Open University Malaysia
Mobile learning (m-learning) is said to be the next wave of learning (Bonk, 2009). The ITU World Telecommunication (2009) reported an estimate of 4.6 billion mobile cellular telephone subscriptions around the world compared ...
Mobile devices and the future of free education 2010
The costs of education can never be totally eliminated, but present trends point to the possibility of an asymptotic curve, where the education costs will continue to approach zero, without ever quite reaching it. These ...
Open Education Resources and Community Development: Exploring New Pathways of Knowledge in the Field of Higher Education in Assam
In this paper, an attempt has been made to establish some points which can be seen to constitute certain integral aspects of teaching-learning in the open and distance mode. These are: 1. Learning in ODL must refer ...
First Year Learning Experiences of University Undergraduates in the Use of Open Educational Resources in Online Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
First year University undergraduates are not only faced with challenges to cope with the complexities of University systems but of geographical separation between them and teachers which characterized by distance education. ...
Speech at Canada House Reception for the Ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03-12)
Delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the launch of the Ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum, 12 March 2019, Canada House, London, UK.
Readability of Open Education Resources (OERs): A key to success of ODL for the young people
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
According to Baumel (2002), “20 percent of school age kids are poor readers and remain that way through their lifetime”. It has been proved repeatedly that reading is a language-based skill. Poor reading skills thus ...