Quality Assurance: Good Practices in ODL in Sub-Saharan Africa
This publication contributes to the debate surrounding Quality Assurance in higher education, highlighting good practices in the context of distance and blended learning in Southern African universities. The case studies address the strategies applied to foster quality enhancement, QA principles, and internal quality assurance systems to address quality challenges amidst expansion.
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Distance education and open learning in Sub-Saharan Africa: A literature survey on policy and practice South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)This report is a review of the literature on current developments and prospects in the field of open and distance learning in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Education is seen as a major impetus behind fundamental change ...
Distance education and open learning in Sub-Saharan Africa: Criteria and conditions for quality and critical success factors South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)ADEA (2002, 2003) notes that with increasing demand for access to educational opportunities at all levels, and often decreasing budgets in real terms for educational provision, there has been a growing interest in sub-Saharan ...
The Regional Community of Practice (CoP) Quality Assurance Guidelines in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)The guidelines are intended for institutions to conduct quality reviews of their Open and Distance Learning (ODL) courses. Member of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL)’s Regional Community of Practice for Quality Assurance ...
Nwaocha, Vivian O (2013-11)The swift rate of mobile penetration in developing countries is projecting these nations into the next century as well as providing novel and previously unimagined opportunities. Nevertheless in sub-Saharan Africa, despite ...
Costing distance education and open learning in Sub-Saharan Africa: Working Group on Distance Education and Open Learning South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)Both of these "Surveys of policy and practice" were conducted on behalf of COL by the South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) as part of COL's partnership agreement with the Association for the Development ...