• Acceptance of Tablet Apps for E-learning by Senior Users: A Test of Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology 

      Riaz, Adnan; Adnan, Afia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Learning is a continuous process. The contemporary environment emphasizes also on delearning and re-learning. This prompts the need to acquire knowledge and develop skills throughout the life cycle. Employees belonging to ...
    • 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 June 2018).
    • 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 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.
    • DELIVERING APTUS - OER IN OFF-GRID, OFF-LINE SITUATIONS: REACHING THE UNREACHED 

      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.
    • 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 ...
    • The final countdown 3, 2, 1 … zero: Launching towards a university wide implementation of an ePortfolio system 

      Prasad, Deepak; Tuisawau, Pita; Yusuf, Javed; Bhartu, Dhiraj (2010-11)
      In today’s digital age educators and governments around the globe are rightfully demanding for more reflective practice and social activity in education. Research has shown that, ePortfolios promote reflection (Batson & ...
    • 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 ...
    • Introducing mobile technology for enhancing teaching and learning to the English language classroom in Bangladesh 

      Shohel, M Mahruf C; Power, Tom (2010-11)
      Mobile technology could have a significant role to play in educational development in the Global South (Banks, 2009; Banks et al, 2009; Onguko and Ngata, 2010). Recently, research has begun to focus upon mobile learning ...
    • LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System) 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-12-12)
      First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, 12-16 December 2011, LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System), Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Mobile technology is having a revolutionary impact in the ...
    • Mobile Learning -Cyberlaw Course, the Application Development and Students Perceptions 

      Alwi, Najwa H M; Ismail, Habibah B; Ahmad, Fatin M B (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Mobile learning concept are growing rapidly and has brought many significant convenience to the user as it is using ubiquitous devices which follow the latest trend. But in some cases, the mobile learning application is ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mobile Technology: the Hype and the Hope 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-07)
      I recall this history to encourage us not to get carried away by the hype that now claims mobile technology is the greatest gift to education and development since Gutenberg. Without question mobile technology presents us ...
    • ODL Programmes Through M-learning Technology 

      Kothamasu, Kiran K (2010-11)
      M-Learning technologies are a perfect complement to Open and Distance Learning (ODL). It provides communication with learners beyond their traditional places of learning. It also supports face-to-face learning by reaching ...
    • An Overview of Developments and Trends in the Application of Information and Communication Technologies in Education 

      Farrell, Glen (UNESCO, 2003)
      The context Over the last few years the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in all sectors of education has increased dramatically – and continues to do so. While the writer is not aware of supporting ...
    • Repair and Maintenance of Mobile Cell Phones 

      Douglas, Muasya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09)
      Through the INVEST Africa partnership of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), representatives of four Kenyan institutes, namely Masai Technical Training Institute, Coast Institute of Technology, Thika Technical Training ...
    • Requirements Analysis to offer Courses through Mobile Devices 

      Suresh, P Venkata; Mythili, G; Srivathsan, K R (2010-11)
      The subscribers to mobile services are growing rapidly across the World which cannot be ignored in teaching/learning and other associated processes. The aim of the paper is to perform requirements analysis to develop ...