• Breaking Higher Education's Iron Triangle: Access, Cost, and Quality 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04)
      Expansion is now the defining trend in the worldwide development of higher education. Some predict that by 2020, 40 percent of the global workforce will be knowledge workers with a need for tertiary qualifications. So the ...
    • Learner Support in Open and Distance Learning: Trainers' Kit 006 

      Commonwealth of Learning; Asian Development Bank; International Extension College (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Asian Development Bank, 1999)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are pleased to provide this toolkit for your use and we sincerely hope that it will be a valuable resource for anyone planning and conducting training ...
    • Planning and Management of Open and Distance Learning: Trainers' Kit 003 

      Commonwealth of Learning; Asian Development Bank; International Extension College (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Asian Development Bank, 1999)
      1 . Background (excerpt) The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are pleased to provide this toolkit for your use and we sincerely hope that it will be a valuable resource for anyone planning ...
    • Student Support Services: Toward More Responsive Systems: Report of a Symposium on Student Support Services in Distance Education 

      Sweet, Robert (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1993)
      This report summarises the results of a symposium convened by The Commonwealth of Learning in Delhi between June 21 and 27, 1992. The symposium was entitled "Models of Student Support Systems in Distance Education" and ...
    • Support Groups in Distance Education 

      Robertshaw, Michael (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000)
      For most distance education systems, distance, time or opportunity isolate learners from the teacher and from their fellow students. The system should attempt to cater to the student as an individual, even though content ...