Roles and Competencies in Distance Education
This report is designed to be used by planners, policy makers and other decision makers who are instrumental in setting up and/or managing a distance education system, and who are planning for staffing and training needs. It provides guidelines on the basic tasks involved in managing a distance education programme and the staffing required to handle those tasks.
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Peters, Olufemi; Ofulue, Christine I (2010-11)A major characteristic of the 21st century knowledge economy is an increasing demand for global standards and best practices. Within the education industry, and specifically in developing countries like Nigeria, the demand ...
Aucoin, Robert; Chao, Ining (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)For open and distance learning mediated through technology, research has shown that cultural differences persist in the online learning environment and may have negative effects on learning (Uzuner, 2009; Liu, Liu, Lee & ...
Ostashewski, Nathaniel; Howell, Jennifer; Dron, Jon (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)Since 2012 MOOCs have been heralded as a new way of learning outside of formal university programs of study and there has been much speculation regarding their impact. While MOOCs have provided millions of global learners ...
Collaborative Regional Public Technology Enhanced Learning Management System (TELMS) in Promoting School Teachers’ Lifelong Learning through School ICT Laboratories: Upgrading Knowledge and Human Capital in Malaysia Lee, Tan Luck; Lee, Hua Jie (2010-11)The purpose of this study is to examine the setting, commissioning and managing of a collaborative regional public Technology Enhance Learning Management System (TELMS) as an innovative platform in helping school teachers ...
Quality Education to Underprivileged through Change Management in Open Distance Learning(ODL) within Dual Mode University: A Story of School of Open Learning (SOL), University of Delhi (DU) Pokhriyal, H C (2013-11)SOL was established in 1962 as India’s first effective ODL initiative to impart inclusive and cost effective quality higher education within a dual mode institutional framework of Delhi University. The paper, as SOL’s case ...