• Access to Learning and Asian Open Universities: In Context 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-11-04)
      My presentation this morning is about meaningful access and it begins with my belief that education, as a resource, is a basic and fundamental right. [...] I wish to take this presentation further in three parts: First, I ...
    • Adventures of a Former Open University Vice-Chancellor in International Development 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-12-05)
      Association of Open University Graduates, London, 5 December 2009, By Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Thank you so much for this invitation. During my time as Vice-Chancellor I very much appreciated the existence ...
    • Analysing the development of institutional policies for sustainability and quality of OERs with a focus on the Australian context 

      Bossu, Carina (2010-11)
      Stimulated by funding from benefactors such as the Hewlett Foundation and UNESCO, the OER movement has been growing rapidly since 2001, providing educational content freely to institutions and learners across the world ...
    • Blending for Success in Open and Distance Education: Public/Private Partnerships; Human and Social Capital; Free and Copyrighted Content; Mixing the Media. 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-10-30)
      ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF OPEN UNIVERSITIES, Theme Empowering Asia through Partnerships in Open and Distance Education, Annual Conference 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 30 - November 1, Blending for Success in Open and ...
    • Bridging the Higher Education Gap: The 3-R Challenge 

      Kanwar, Asha; Kaushik, Madhulika (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Let us look at the three R’s, Reach, Resources, Relevance, that could help us to address the gaps of access, equity and quality.
    • Can ODL reach the unreached? Lessons from the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07-27)
      First public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar speaking about the potential of open and distance learning (ODL) ...
    • Celebrating Open Universities 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-01-10)
      Vardhaman Mahaveer Kota Open University, 3rd Convocation, 10 January 2007, Celebrating Open Universities, Remarks by Sir John Daniel on the conferment of the honorary degree, Doctor of Letters honoris causa // I congratulate ...
    • Confessions of a Part-time Extramural Student 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-13)
      I shall simply add to your own moving accounts of your studies at Massey by sharing my own experiences as a part-time extramural student for 25 years.
    • Convocation Address: Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-24)
      Transcript of the Convocation Address at Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, Kota, India, 24 August 2012. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Correlates of Academic Achievement for Master of Education Students at Open University Malaysia 

      Kaur, Kuldip; Tek, Chung H; Lee, Nagarajah (2010-11)
      The study employed Chi-Square statistics and odds ratios to test the association between students’ academic performance and their demographic profile. Additionally a logistic regression routine was used to predict the ...
    • Creating an Endowment for Humanity: The role of Universities, Mega-Universities and Hyper-Universities 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-30)
      Netaji Subhas Open University, Annual Foundation Day Endowment Lecture 2007, Creating an Endowment for Humanity: The role of Universities, Mega-universities and Hyper-universities, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning ...
    • Developing Strategies for successful Science and Technology programmes in Open Universities of Developing countries 

      Rangappa, K S; Narasimharao, B Panduranga (2010-11)
      As human civilization progresses from one era to another era the education and its delivery also undergoes changes and transformations as per the experience and needs of the society of that era. The present day system had ...
    • eLearning: Open or Closed? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-02)
      Hamdan Bin Mohammed eUniversity, Dubai – Annual Congress 2011, Theme: Being at the Leading Edge – How to give the Quest for Excellence a New Meaning, Keynote address: eLearning: Open or Closed? Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth ...
    • Extraordinary Education for Ordinary People 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-04-15)
      Extraordinary Education for Ordinary People, NETAJI SUBHAS WEST BENGAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, Endowment Lecture 15 April 2005 by: Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning // My title today is Extraordinary ...
    • From the Triangle to the Pentagon: Open Universities in the 21st Century 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004-11-28)
      I have entitled this address From the Triangle to the Pentagon: Open Universities in the 21st Century. In the light of current events I hasten to add that I am not talking about the Sunni triangle and the building in ...
    • The Funding of Open Universities 

      Mugridge, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1994)
      A collection of case studies, based on papers prepared for the COL/International Council for Distance Education (ICDE) symposium on funding and costing of open universities at the Asian Association of Open Universities ...
    • The Future of (Open) Education 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-24)
      In this one hour presentation, Sir John Daniel will present on the concept of open education, the persistent challenges, achievements made and implications for the future of education, particularly in the context of ...
    • Going the Distance: Making Distance Learning (DL) Work 

      Lentell, Helen (2010-11)
      Distance learning (DL) is back in vogue in the UK. It is out of the doldrums in terms of institutional and national interest, which is where it has been for a while. I mean DL, not e –learning or flexible learning or open ...
    • Governance of Open Universities: A Few Observations on Trends in Asia 

      Kaushik, Madhulika; Dhanarajan, G (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)
      Like all organisations, good governance is a fundamental requirement for the responsible and accountable management of universities in general and open universities in particular. This is to ensure that these (open) ...
    • The Greening of Open Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-02-10)
      Transcript of speech delivered during the Visit to the Green Campus, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kalyani, India, 10 February 2006. Presented by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.