• Handbook for the Commonwealth of Learning Review and Improvement Model (COL RIM) 

      George, Nancy; Donovan, Caroline; Plimmer, Geoff; Schmidt, Alison; Gatsha, Godson; Clarke-Okah, Willie (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06)
      The COL RIM is for the use of management teams in post-secondary institutions. It specifically targets higher education decision makers at the institutional level. Any post-secondary education and training institution in ...
    • Harnessing OER to Develop Teachers: The Guyana Experience 

      Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew; Hoosen, Sarah (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      The Ministry of Education in Guyana has prioritised increasing the number of qualified teachers by providing opportunities to both pre- and in-service teachers to gain relevant qualifications. This paper describes the ...
    • Harnessing OER to Drive Systemic Educational Change in Secondary Schooling 

      Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew; Hoosen, Sarah (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
      This paper reports on two action research projects which explored the challenge of determining the conditions under which use of OER can drive a transformative educational agenda in schooling systems. At St Peter’s College ...
    • Harnessing Technology to Learning: COL and the MDGs in Africa 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005-10)
      Brochure detailing the Commonwealth of Learning’s support to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Africa.
    • Healthy Communities 

      Pringle, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014)
      In this video, Mr. Ian Pringle, Education Specialist, Media, Commonwealth of Learning, presents COL's Healthy Communities Programme Initiative.(Duration: 3:20) 2014
    • Higher Education Crossing Borders: A Guide to the Implications of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) for Cross-border Education 

      Knight, Jane (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and UNESCO, 2006)
      The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), adopted by the World Trade Organization in 1995, clearly identifies education as a service to be liberalised and regulated by trade rules. While some see GATS as an ...
    • Higher Education Faculty Attitude, Motivation and Perception of Quality and Barriers Towards OER in India 

      Mishra, Sanjaya; Singh, Alka (African Minds;ROER4D;International Development Research Centre, 2017-10)
      The premise of this study is that teachers’ conceptions of the quality of Open Educational Resources (OER) and their attitudes and motivations towards using OER will influence whether and how they use and/or contribute ...
    • Higher Education through Open and Distance Learning 

      Harry, Keith (Commonwealth of Learning and Routledge, 1999)
      Open and distance learning has expanded dramatically in recent years across the world, across the spectrum of subject areas, and across educational levels. This book takes a detailed look at the state of the art of open ...
    • Higher Education: Increased and Equitable Access to Quality Learning Opportunities 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-11)
      Given that many developing countries seek to increase participation in Higher Education (HE), COL will work with Ministries of Education and HE Institutions to support capacity building including the development and ...
    • How can we Maximise the Potential of New Technologies to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-07)
      The United Nations’ plan of action for sustainable development notes the immense challenges that we face, but recognizes that “The spread of information and communications technology [ICT] and global interconnectedness ...
    • Ian Pringle In Cameroon 

      Pringle, Ian (2011-09)
      Ian Pringle, COL's Media Education Specialist, visited Cameroon from the 3rd - 10th September, 2011 during which he held meetings with stakeholders of the Commonwealth of Learning Programme to expand Open Distance Learning ...
    • ICT and Literacy: Who Benefits?: Experience from Zambia and India 

      Farrell, Glen (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)
      This is the final report of a three-and-a-half-year project that pilot tested the usefulness of various information and communication technology applications in the provision of literacy programmes. The project was carried ...
    • ICT for Youth Employability: Evaluation Report 

      Gaeta, Nuria; Bustamante, Salvador (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-06-28)
      This is a Social Return on Investment (SROI) report focuses on the impact of the project entitled “ICT For Youth Employability”, run by Kampabits and supported by COL. Kampabits is a Ugandan youth-based organization that ...
    • ICT in Education Activity in Three Caribbean Countries: An Evaluation Report 

      Isaacs, Shafika (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011)
      This report is a qualitative summative evaluation of the ICT in Education (ICT4E) Activity of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in the Caribbean. It specifically examines COL's ICT4E Activity in 3 Caribbean countries: ...
    • ICT Leadership in Higher Education Selected Readings 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2014)
      Integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education is highly challenging, especially in the higher education sector. While there are several factors for successful integration of ICTs in teaching ...
    • The Impact of Blended Learning at the Uganda Management Institute 

      Bhagat, Kaushal Kumar (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      This report evaluates blended learning implementation at the Uganda Management Institute (UMI), Uganda. The study assessed the effectiveness of blended learning (BL) for participants’ learning performance and their perceptions ...
    • The Impact of ICT on the Costs and Economics of Distance Education: A Review of the Literature 

      Hulsmann, Thomas (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-02)
      The remit for this review was quite broad, requesting coverage of the relevant literature on costing since 2000 as well as on costing-relevant aspects of open educational resources (OER), massive open online courses ...
    • Impact of Open Textbook Adoption at Antigua State College 

      EMARGE Ed. Consultants (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-06-20)
      ​A research report on adoption of OER at Antigua State College, Antigua and Barbuda. Indicates moderate saving for the learners and improved leanring due to use of OER.
    • The Impact of Technology-Enabled Learning at Universiti Malaysia Sabah 

      Bhagat, Kaushal Kumar (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-11-21)
      This report presents the report of the blended learning implementation at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia. The study assessed the effectiveness of blended learning (BL) for students’ learning performance and ...
    • The Impact of Technology-Enabled Learning Implementation at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies 

      Koneru, Indira (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-02)
      The research study “The Impact of Technology-Enabled Learning Implementation at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies” examined the use of blended learning in the university and student learning experiences. ...