• Designing Learning Objects for Online Learning 

      Norman, Solvig; Porter, David (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      he phrase “learning object” (LO) comes from the idea of objectoriented programming, where parts of computer code are reused for various software applications. This concept was transferred to re-purposing content for different ...
    • MOOC on Mobiles for Development Report 

      Porter, David (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014)
      For six weeks beginning October 2, 2013, IIT Kanpur and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) delivered a massive open online course (MOOC) on the topic of mobiles for development (M4D). This report provides a pedagogical review ...
    • MOOC Platforms: MOOC by Design 

      Porter, David (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-09)
      Week 4: MOOC Platforms, module 8 of the MOOC on MOOC course offered by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL), September 2014. This resource contains a video link, slides as well ...
    • Open Educational Resources: An Asian Perspective 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj; Porter, David (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);OER Asia, 2013)
      This book, the result of an OER Asia research project hosted and implemented by the Wawasan Open University in Malaysia, with support from Canada’s International Development Research Centre, brings together ten country ...
    • A Policy Brief on MOOCs 

      Porter, David; Beale, Russell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-05)
      A MOOC (massive open online course) is an online course that normally requires no prior qualifications for entry, can be accessed by anyone who has an Internet connection, and includes large or very large numbers of ...