• Agriculture MOOCs: Learnings from Five AgMOOCs 

      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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bridging the Technology Gap: Mobile Phones for Education and Learning 

      Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Slides from the Ministerial Roundtable, 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), Mauritius, 30 August 2012. Presented by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Can Mobile Learning Empower Women and Girls? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Carr, Alexis; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015-02-27)
      Transcript and presentation slides from a presentation given at a research seminar, UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, Paris, France, 27 February 2015. Presented by Prof. Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, co-written with Alexis Carr, ...
    • Can Mobile Learning Upgrade the Educational Status of Bangladesh: Challenges and Opportunities? 

      Islam, Md Anwarul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia, 2016)
      A cross-sectional study was designed to collect data from October to December 2015 using a semi-structured questionnaire from the randomly selected study centers along with its learners and tutors separately. The sample ...
    • Can Mobile Phones Be Used To Improve The Quality Of Learning In Open Schooling? 

      Mitra, Sushmita (2010-11)
      Mobile phones have become ubiquitous. Almost anyone who can have a mobile phone has one. The amount of information and access to it has grown exponentially, thereby the potential for using varied resources for instruction ...
    • Can Mobiles support Learning for Development? A Gendered Perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-07)
      Transcript of opening remarks for Mobiles for Development (M4D) Workshop, National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), 7 March 2012, Pune, India. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Can we really learn from mobile handheld devices? 

      Gaskell, Anne (2010-11)
      There is much evidence that mobile technologies are playing an increasing role in education. For the most part, this role has been limited to administrative reminders and some elements of learner support particularly in ...
    • Demystifying the ‘M’ Words 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-24)
      Second International M-Libraries Conference, Vancouver, 24 June 2009, Demystifying the ‘M’ words, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // UBC is a perfect place to hold a conference if the weather is nice. I still ...
    • Design, Implementation and Institutionalization of Mobile Learning in Higher Education 

      Onguko, Brown (2010-11)
      Among the sectors in which mobile phones have become very vital are banking, health management and education. In education, for example, as Houser, Thornton and Kluge (2002) have noted, mobile learning (i.e. learning with ...
    • The Development of a Framework Which Supports the Evaluation of Mobile Educational Applications 

      Kruger, Hendrik J J; Callaghan, Ronel (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      The growth in mobile device usage creates various opportunities for the development of online learning material which could be accessed through various devices. Mobile learning has several benefits some of which include ...
    • 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 ...
    • Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe 

      Hirtz, Sandy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);BCcampus, 2008)
      Education for a Digital World contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. It offers practical, contemporary ...
    • Educational App Development Toolkit for Teachers and Learners 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11)
      The Educational App Development Toolkit for Teachers and Learners is designed to introduce the basic and some intermediate concepts of Android app development on the App Inventor (AI2) platform. It provides hands-on ...
    • Engaging ODL Learners through Mobile Learning at Open University Malaysia 

      Abas, Zoraini W; Lim, Tina; Mohamad, Norazlina (2010-11)
      Mobile learning (m-learning) is said to be the next wave of learning (Bonk, 2009). The ITU World Telecommunication (2009) reported an estimate of 4.6 billion mobile cellular telephone subscriptions around the world compared ...
    • ICT in ODL: Mobile Learning for Inclusive Education 

      Salunke, Kavita; Jadhav, Vaibhav (2013-11)
      UNESCO believes that information and communications technology (ICT) has great potential to facilitate knowledge dissemination, improve learning and assist the development of more efficient education services. ICT can ...
    • Impact Analysis of Teaching Learning Using Whatsapp 

      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 ...
    • Increasing Access through Mobile Learning 

      Ally, Mohamed; Tsinakos, Avgoustos (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Athabasca University, 2014)
      As the use of mobile technology increases around the world, there is growing interest in its use in education and training. This is especially true in developing countries, where citizens are acquiring mobile technology ...
    • Increasing Access to Education for All Through Mobile Learning 

      Ally, Mohamed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-10)
      Mobile technology use has increased faster than that of any other technology in our history, and developing countries have the fastest growth rate of mobile technology acquisition. Mobile Web usage is expected to double ...
    • Informal Lifelong Learning for Development in Papua New Guinea: A Case Study from the Margins into the Mainstream 

      Kidu, Carol (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)
      This article traces the impact of the Ginigoada Foundation on the educational development of thousands of children and adults in Papua New Guinea (PNG). // Port Moresby, capital city of Papua New Guinea (PNG), had been ...