PREST in Open and Distance Learning: User Guide
This is the accompanying user guide for the Practitioner Research and Evaluation Skills Training (PREST) in Open and Distance Learning training resources. The PREST training resources aim to help open and distance learning practitioners develop and extend their research and evaluation skills. They can be used on a self-study basis or by training providers.
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Alan, Woodley (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)In this module you will be introduced to an overview of educational research and evaluation in open and distance learning (ODL). We shall start by looking at the idea of ‘practitioner research’, since that is the type of ...
Continuity Education in Emergency and Conflict Situations: The Case For Using Open, Distance and Flexible Learning Creed, Charlotte; Morpeth, Ros (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)Emergency and conflict in countries such as Syria, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have made us more aware of the long-term serial disruption and psychosocial damage faced by people caught up in emergency and ...
Continuity education in emergency and conflict situations: the case for using open, distance and flexible learning (ODFL) Morpeth, Ros; Creed, Charlotte (2010-11)Emergency and conflict in countries such as Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Haiti and Afghanistan have made us more aware of the long-term serial disruption and psychosocial damage faced by people caught up in emergency and conflict ...
The Art of the Possible: issues of learner support in open and distance learning in low income countries Creed, Charlotte; Allsop, Terry; Mills, Roger; Morpeth, Ros (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)Although the quotation above uses language which sounds rather dated fifteen years on, questioning the assumption that distance learning practices established in one context can translate into new ones remains valid. As ...
Lived Experience of Developing a Blended Learning Academic Programme in a Traditionally Presential University Muyinda, Paul B; Siminyu, Samuel N; Aguti, Jessica N; Mayende, Godfrey; Nampijja, Dianah; Kajumbula, Richard; Mayanja, Jamiah; Ssebbowa, Dorothy K; Nabushawo, Harriet; Kabugo, David; Walimbwa, Michael; Mbulankende, Julius S; Turyakira, Nazarius; Isabwe, Ghislain M N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are presenting pedagogical affordances that are not only being embraced by open distance learning universities but also traditional presential universities. Presential ...