• Convergence of Distance and Conventional Education: International Perspectives 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-09-23)
      Convergence of distance and conventional education: international perspectives by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver to the Cambridge International Conference on Open and ...
    • Distance Education and Open Learning in Africa: What Works or Does Not Work 

      Kinyanjui, Peter E (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-05)
      This brief paper attempts to summarise the main lessons learnt in the process of establishing open learning and distance education systems in Africa. It focuses on what has or has not worked well, and proposes some measures ...
    • 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: Crossing the Distance in the Commonwealth 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-05-22)
      The Commonwealth of nations is home to 1.2 billion people; one out of four human beings on earth lives in one of the 53 Commonwealth countries. Almost half these nations are small with populations under a million while ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • From Reality to Virtuality: Commonwealth Education in Transition 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-11-29)
      Therefore, I will refrain from tiring you with details of what you already know and attempt to discuss with you a few specific challenges that confront educational planners, policy makers and practitioners as they aspire ...
    • 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 ...
    • International and Inter-Institutional Collaboration in Distance Education 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-04-20)
      I will share with you, a few specific challenges that confront educational planners, policy makers and practitioners as they aspire to move away from high cost, elite, institution-centred provision to where the focus is ...
    • Open Learning: The Distance Ahead 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-10-14)
      I consider it a great honour and a special treat to be here on the same platform with young Michael to share a few thoughts on Development and Distance Education in an increasingly interdependent and badly bruised world ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Role and Opportunities for Distance Education using Telecommunications and ICT in the Caribbean 

      Long, Brian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-09-25)
      In my reincarnation as a promoter of the use of appropriate technologies in education, I am discovering that it is possible to become even more enthusiastic. Especially when one appreciates the limitless possibilities ...
    • Setting Up Open Universities 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-04-21)
      During the next forty minutes or so that we have, I will divide my presentation into three parts: // 1. I will briefly reiterate some points to those you may have already heard about in terms of key planning and implementation ...
    • 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 ...