• Book Review: Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training 

      Pulist, S K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      The book primarily covers different mobile devices and technology being used; design and development of learning material compatible with the smart devices; and strategies for delivery of learning and training through these ...
    • A Critical Look at Policy Environment for Opening up Public Higher Education in Rwanda 

      Nkuyubwatsi, Bernard (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      Policies play a critical role in the implementation of open, distance education and opening up higher education. To encourage participation of different stakeholders in related practices, policies may need to embody values ...
    • From the Emeritus Editor… 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      It is difficult for educators to immerse themselves in development thinking and recognise how education contributes as more than a ‘thing in itself’, but as one of an array of crucial streams of activity for human and ...
    • Introduction: Policies and Practice EDITORIAL 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      This issue has a particular focus on policy: authors explore the relationship between policy and research (Traxler); the importance of having appropriate policies in place (Awadhiya & Miglani; Nkuyubwatsi; Bose) and new ...
    • Mobile Learning Research: the Focus for Policy-Makers 

      Traxler, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      Mobile learning has moved in the last decade from being a small, scattered research interest to being viewed by many international agencies as a way of delivering their humanitarian missions to the developing contexts of ...
    • Mobile Learning: Challenges for Teachers of Indian Open Universities 

      Awadhiya, Ashish K; Miglani, Anshu (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      “Mobile Learning” (m-Learning) has emerged as a trend in the field of Open and Distance Learning (ODL). It is removing the time and geographical barriers for learning by placing learning opportunities at the fingertips of ...
    • The Open Flip – a digital economic model for education 

      Weller, Martin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      The advent of the internet and digital technologies has given rise to a number of new economic models. These have often been applied to education, but either through faults in the initial models or differences in the ...
    • Policies Regulating the Assignments of the Bachelor of Education Programme of Indira Gandhi National Open University: A Case Study 

      Bose, Sutapa (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      This case study examines the policies formulated by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), an open and distance learning university of India for regulating the practices related to the assignments of its ...