• DELIVERING APTUS - OER IN OFF-GRID, OFF-LINE SITUATIONS: REACHING THE UNREACHED 

      Balaji, Venkataraman; Cheng, Ricky; Gruda, Michelle (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-02-24)
      Presented at Mobile Learning Week 2015, UNESCO (24 February 2015) held in Paris, France by Dr. Venkataraman Balaji (co-written with Mr. Ricky Cheng and Ms. Michelle Gruda), Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Democratising Education through Open Education Resources (OER): The Commonwealth Experience 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-11-23)
      The 3rd International Conference on e-Learning "Optimizing and Empowering Online Education" 23-24 November 2011, Bandung, Indonesia Democratising Education Through Open Education Resources (OER): The Commonwealth Experience ...
    • Democratising Higher Education through OER - What are the Possibilities? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06-07)
      International Conference on Science and Technology for Economic Diversification, Trinidad & Tobago, 7 June 2013, Democratising Higher Education through OER: What are the Possibilities? by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth ...
    • Democratising Higher Education through Open Education Resources: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12-13)
      I will first look at the context of higher education and some of the initiatives that have been taken to democratise education. I will then bring you some examples of how OER are being harnessed to increase access, improve ...
    • Democratising Lifelong Learning for All 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-11-20)
      Video presention delivered at the 3rd Lifelong Learning International Conference 2014 (20 November 2014) held in Malaysia by Prof. Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 11:38 // Resource contains ...
    • Developments in Distance and Online Learning: Can They Address Development Challenges? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-10)
      My topic today is ‘Developments in Distance Education and elearning: can they address emerging challenges?’, which I have prepared jointly with my colleague Dr K Balasubramanian. I will first look at the context of higher ...
    • Digital Learners and the Implications for Open, Flexible and Distance Learning 

      Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-21)
      SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India, India-Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning, 20 - 22 February 2013 by Dr. Mark Bullen, Education Specialist - eLearning, Commonwealth of Learning
    • Drivers for Change in Higher Education 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-12-11)
      Video presentation delivered at the ICT Leadership in Higher Education Workshop (11–12 December 2014) held in Dhaka, Bangladesh by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Vice President, Commonwealth of Learning. The presentation focuses on the ...
    • The Dynamics of Changing Societies and the Dynamic Role of ODL in Creating the Future 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-10-17)
      My topic today is ‘The Dynamics of Changing Societies & the Future role of Open and Distance Learning (ODL)’.// In my presentation, I will first look at the dynamics of changing societies then trace the three generations ...
    • Education and Training: Building the Critical Platform for Social and Economic Development in the Pacific 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-03-25)
      Video speech/presentation given at the Pacific TVET Open Distance and Flexible Learning Forum held in Tonga (25-28 March 2013) by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 6:47 // Resource contains link to video ...
    • Education for Democracy 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-28)
      Forty years ago, after having the revelation of a revolution in higher education during an internship at the infant UK Open University, Sir John Daniel made opening up education the theme of his career. He has nurtured ...
    • eLearning: Open or Closed? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-02)
      Hamdan Bin Mohammed eUniversity, Dubai – Annual Congress 2011, Theme: Being at the Leading Edge – How to give the Quest for Excellence a New Meaning, Keynote address: eLearning: Open or Closed? Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth ...
    • Embedding Open Educational Resources in Educational Practice 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-11-01)
      Sir John Daniel's presentation at the launch of the UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning OER Policy Guidelines at the UNESCO 36th General Conference, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, Tuesday 1 November, 2011. Resource contains ...
    • Emergence of ODL in an Era of ICT and OER 

      Lesperance, John (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 Developments in ICT Based Learning: The Implications for Higher Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12-19)
      My topic today is ‘Emerging Developments in ICT Based Learning: the implications for higher education’. I will first look at three emerging developments, namely the phenomenal rise of online learning; the OER movement and ...
    • Emerging QA Issues in Online and Distance Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (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 ...
    • Empowering Entrepreneurs: What opportunities? What enterprise? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-10)
      Council for Education in the Commonwealth, Gladwyn Lecture 2013, London, United Kingdom, 10 December 2013, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian), Commonwealth of Learning // 2013 is ...
    • Enseignement en ligne: État des lieus et enjeux 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-01-14)
      Le Sénat de France, le 14 janvier 2011, Enseignement en ligne: État des lieus et enjeux, Formation en ligne : pour quoi faire? Perspectives d’avenir, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Le titre de notre colloque ...
    • Ensure Equitable Quality Education and Lifelong Learning for All by 2030 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-11-20)
      Video presentation delivered at the ICDE SCOP 2014 / ICDE UNESCO Policy Forum (20 November 2014) held in Bali, Indonesia by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. // Resource contains a video ...
    • Farewell to COL Chair Burchell Whiteman 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06-12)
      Transcript of speech given at Dinner Reception, 12 June 2014, Farewell Speech for Burchell Whiteman, by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning