Open and Distance Learning: Key Terms and Definitions
This document identifies and defines several key terms related to Open and Distance Learning (ODL). Terms and definitions are current as of June 2015.
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Pachigolla, Venkata S; Pant, Madan M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)The objective of the paper is to present results of impact analysis of offering Courses through WhatsApp from both Teacher and Learner perspective. A 7-day course titled LEARNING WITH MOOCs was offered using WhatsApp. A ...
Prabhakar, T V; Shukla, Sharwan; Shukla, Gaurav (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)Mobile phones have become affordable and ubiquitous. However, in most parts of the developing world, the data connections on these are either not present, or are of very low bandwidth and erratic and expensive for a large ...
Mishra, Gaurav (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)IIT Kanpur and the Commonwealth of Learning delivered five agriculture based massive open online courses (MOOCs). This report provides insights on learners’ feedback on the course pedagogy and its relevance, content, ...
Successful Delivery of a MOOC via Basic Mobile Phones: A Case Study of Mobile Learning in India for Increasing Awareness of Science-Based Production Practices Among Semi-skilled Horticultural Farmers Moloo, Raj; Prabhakar, T V; Venkataraman, Balaji; Khedo, Kavi (Springer Singapore, 2018)Increased concerns about food security in the context of increasing climate variability and globalized trade in agricultural commodities have led to a realization that scalable and technology-enabled methods of learning ...
The Role of TVET in Developing Skills for Kenyan Rural Women through Open Learning: A Case of Samburu Women at Coastal Region Kithinji, Anne P K (2013-11)The modern girl’s dream is to live and work in an urban locality regardless of her background. This reverie is based on the perception that an urban setting has so much to offer including better education, dream job and ...