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Overcoming Inequality in an Unequal World: Developing Sustainable Partnerships in Open and Distance Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-10-27)
In this presentation, I shall first examine what we mean by partnerships, and then review some models of partnership within open universities that have evolved over the last forty years. I shall then take up three examples ...
Distance Education under Threat: an Opportunity
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-10-06)
These are confusing times for distance education. On the one hand it has never been so popular. Increasing numbers of students are choosing this mode of study and few tertiary institutions do not now offer some programmes ...
ICT and Related Issues Impacting on ODL
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-12-09)
Transcript of presentation given in Ghana, December 2008. Presented by Paul G. West.
Quality vs Quantity: Can Technology Help?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-16)
Opening Keynote, 25th ICDE World Conference, Tianjin, China, October 16, 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // The three key words in my presentation are Quantity, Quality and Technology. After a brief ...
Developing a Common Wealth of Learning: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2006)
Part of the mission of the Commonwealth of Learning is to show intellectual leadership in the application of technology to learning. Although electronic communication is fast becoming a vehicle of choice for the discourse ...
Speeches: By Sir John Daniel and colleagues August/September 2005)
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
This booklet contains the texts of six speeches that I delivered at conferences and symposia during the trip. Because their access to the Internet is sometimes limited, African colleagues whom I met often asked for ‘hard ...
Open and Distance Learning in a Changing World: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues (2007-2008)
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
This booklet contains an open letter to the next US president – written before the election – and six speeches delivered in different countries at various events. In giving the selection the title Open and Distance ...
Developing the Community: The Role of Universities and Open and Distance Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-26)
Building a well-developed community is a formidable but necessary challenge for many nations. An ideal community should fulfil all economic, social, material and spiritual needs of each and every one of its members; and ...
Emergence of ODL in an Era of ICT and OER
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-03-15)
Transcript from University of Swaziland, 15 March 2013 "VUSSC: Emergence of ODL in an Era of ICT and OER", by Mr. John Lesperance, Commonwealth of Learning
Emerging QA Issues in Online and Distance Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-01)
My topic today is ‘Emerging Issues in QA in online and distance education’. I will first look at the context of Higher Education and the emergence of online and distance education. I will then give an overview of the trends ...