• Access to Learning and Asian Open Universities: In Context 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-11-04)
      My presentation this morning is about meaningful access and it begins with my belief that education, as a resource, is a basic and fundamental right. [...] I wish to take this presentation further in three parts: First, I ...
    • Distance Education And The New Technologies 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-08-25)
      I have this challenge to describe to you in ten minutes the world of distance education - an educational sector that is probably the fastest growing in the world, has some 867 institutions, uses, both experimentally or ...
    • Distance Education: Status and Issues 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-10-21)
      The development of open and distance learning during the last 25 years has been described as a response to increased needs and demands on the educational sector by population growth and economic and societal necessities.
    • Education in the New Millennium: Supporting a Learning Society 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-11-01)
      The organisers of this seminar invited me to speak on the present developments and future trends in Education as we prepare for the new millennium. Those of you who know me well enough also know that while I am modestly ...
    • Face to Face with Distance Education 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-07-02)
      I consider it a singular honour and a great privilege to be here this evening to remember and pay tribute to a caring leader, a great teacher, a wonderful friend, a faithful husband and a loving father. Professor Gaddam ...
    • Flexible Access to Technical and Vocational Education 

      Bartram, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1999-04-27)
      Improving systems providing education and training throughout life: Flexible access to technical and vocational education throughout life by Mr. John Bartram, Education Specialist, Technical/Vocational Education and Training, ...
    • Global Trends in Distance Learning: A Broad Overview 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-02-11)
      It gives me enormous pleasure to attend this meeting today and share with you some thoughts on the environment, issues, challenges, opportunities and practise of higher distance and open education around us. I do not wish ...
    • Globalization, Competitiveness and Open and Distance Education: Reflections on Quality Assurance 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-11-11)
      Globalization, Competitiveness and Open and Distance Education: Reflections on Quality Assurance by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, to the Asian Association of Open ...
    • Knowledge Societies, Science and Education 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1999-11-29)
      Knowledge Societies, Science and Education by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Commonwealth of Learning, Delivered at the 55th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for the ...
    • Opening Remarks: Educational Technology 2000 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-08)
      I believe that access is what this Conference is all about; it is certainly what the Commonwealth of Learning is all about. And the miracles of educational technology make access possible now on a scale heretofore unimagined.
    • Partnership or Paternalism 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-08-13)
      There are many things about OUR century that we can be proud of. Colonialism is by and large gone and most countries are now independent; more and more people want to participate in making their communities work and the ...
    • Partnerships in Open Learning 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-07-04)
      Transcript of speech inaugurating the Professor G. Ram Reddy Memorial Trust, Hyderabad, India, 4 July 1996. Presented by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver.
    • Reflections on Collaborative and Networked Learning 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-16)
      Ladies and Gentlemen, this conference is about Collaborative and Networked Learning. In pursuing this debate, you are in fact considering, on the one hand, the threats to a system of education that go back to some thousand ...
    • Remarks 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1999-06-18)
      Remarks by Dr. H. Ian Macdonald, Chairman, The Commonwealth of Learning, upon being conferred an Honorary Doctor of Letters (Hon. D.Lett.) "his eminence in the fields of academia and government and his special contribution ...
    • Remarks: Indira Gandhi National Open University 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-07-03)
      Transcript of remarks presented at Indira Gandhi National Open University, National Seminar on "Performance Indicators in Distance Education", Wednesday, July 3, 1996, New Delhi, India. Presented by Professor Gajaraj ...
    • Remarks: Indira Gandhi National Open University 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-02-07)
      I bring you greetings from the Commonwealth of Learning; thank you for inviting me to this important meeting, to learn from you of developments in student support systems here in India and to share with you a few thoughts ...
    • Remarks: Kota Open University 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-02-10)
      Transcript of speech at first convocation ceremony, Kota Open University, February 10, 1996. Presented by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver.
    • Student Learning and Support on a Virtual Campus 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-10-02)
      As you and I consider what it is we must do to support learners of the virtual universities in the future, it may not be out of place to review our current position, in terms of educational opportunities and needs, from ...
    • A Time for Vision 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-11-12)
      A Time for Vision by Lewis Perinbam, O.C., LL.D. Senior Advisor, External Relations The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver to the World Conference on "Education India: the Next Millennium" New Delhi, India, 12 November ...