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Emerging Trends in the Development of School Networking Initiatives
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)
This collection of research and case studies provides snapshots of developments in school networking in seven regions of the world. Schoolnets can be defined as the entities that facilitate collaboration among schools and ...
Educational Media in Asia
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
Commonwealth Asia has often been a test bed for experimentation in, and use of, media for education. But this is a region of extremes. At one end are the "Asian tigers" - Malaysia, Singapore and India - that have successfully ...
Lifelong Learning & Distance Higher Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL)United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2005)
As globalisation advances, education is increasingly crossing borders - national, regional, sectoral and institutional. At the same time, educational systems are having to respond to other profound changes, such as the ...
Telecentres: Case Studies and Key Issues
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)
The book opens with a global overview of the multipurpose community telecentre movement and discusses the key issues of ownership, management, operational models and sustainability. There follows a series of case studies ...
Towards a Culture of Quality
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006)
The title Towards a Culture of Quality indicates that this third publication on the theme of quality in the COL Perspectives on Distance Education series widens the discussion beyond external quality assurance processes ...
Report on a Round Table on Training Distance Educators
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1990)
Papers Presented at a Round Table on Training Distance Educators: COL Headquarters, Canada, 2 - 6 April 1990. // Series formerly called "Perspectives on Teacher Education." Renamed to "Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning."
Skills Development Through Distance Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2002)
Open and distance learning provides a means to accessing the skills needed for development. The demands for training from the labour market are very large and ongoing; the demands from young people seeking employment or ...
The Funding of Open Universities
(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 ...
Foreign Providers in the Caribbean: Pillagers or Preceptors?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
The growing phenomenon of cross-border higher education (CBHE) will not help developing countries unless it is accessible, available, affordable, relevant and of acceptable quality. Foreign Providers in the Caribbean: ...
Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Selected Case Studies
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997)
This publication marks the first collection to emerge from the work of the COL/ICDE quality assurance research group, chaired jointly by Jocelyn Calvert (Deakin University) and Alan Tait (UK Open University). It consists ...