• Aptus 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-04)
      Introductory videos of Aptus, the Classroom Without Walls. A large number of learners and teachers in the developing world operate in "unconnected" environments – unconnected to the power grid and to the Internet. There ...
    • Aptus 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2016-11-25)
      Promotional brochure explaining Aptus - a device developed by the Commonwealth of Learning to facilitate elearning in remote and disconnected areas. (Revised November 2016).
    • Do Tablets and Aptus Contribute to Improved Learning Outcome? Results from an applied research project in Swat Region, Pakistan 

      Balaji, Venkataraman; Cheng, Ricky (Commonwealth of Learning (COL)Reach Out to Asia (Member of Qatar Foundation), 2016-04)
      This is a report of findings from the Project for Innovative Delivery of Education Using Mobile Technology, Pakistan. It contains an analysis of results of activities under collaborative project of the Commonwealth of ...
    • Field Trials of Aptus Prototype: An overview of results from 15 countries 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-07)
      Aptus is a server with its own WiFi router. It can be deployed in areas with no access to grid electricity or data connectivity, and the users (with Tablets, smart phones or Laptops) can access several thousand Open ...
    • OERs Taking Schools from Resource Poor to Resource Rich 

      Thomson, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      A rapidly growing number of schools in developing countries are introducing packages of OERs through offline solutions such as APTUS, Rachel, Internet In A Box etc. Such solutions typically deliver thousands of teaching ...
    • Reaching the Unreached: Delivering OER in off-grid, off-line situations 

      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.
    • Transforming learning through innovation: the COL experience 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Cheng, Ricky (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-05-24)
      COL established a six-country partnership to develop 20 sets of course materials in print and online formats, based on the secondary curricula of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Seychelles, Trinidad & Tobago and Zambia. The ...
    • Use of Tablet Computers to Improve Access to Education 

      Ally, Mohamed; Nasir, Zarmina; Abdulbaki, Anwar; Cheng, Ricky (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      A research project was carried out in using mobile learning to increase access to education. This project is contributing to the achievement of Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “inclusive and equitable ...