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Report of the Training Consultancy in Distance Education Course Development for the Pacific Region:August and September 1990: Suva and Port Vila
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1990)
This report describes the details and outcomes of a project undertaken by the Commonwealth of Learning during August and September 1990 to provide staff development training in distance education course development to ...
Distance education and open learning in Sub-Saharan Africa: A literature survey on policy and practice
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
This report is a review of the literature on current developments and prospects in the field of open and distance learning in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Education is seen as a major impetus behind fundamental change ...
Producing Gender-Sensitive Materials for Open and Distance Learning
Sensitivity to someone’s gender is crucial, not only in life but also in learning. In developing countries where the opportunities for face-to-face education are often limited, open and distance learning (ODL) can provide ...
Using Telecentres in Support of Distance Education
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
Telecentres or 'telecottages' are helping those at the margins of the knowledge economy gain and apply new understandings and skills. Telecentres may be seen as a socially responsive example of 'think global, act local.' ...
European Distance Education: A Handbook of Current European Programmes and Networks
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1994)
The purpose of this handbook is to provide accessible information to personnel in ministries, educational institutions and other bodies concerned with education and training in order to inform them of new developments in ...
The Cost Effectiveness of Distance Education for Primary Teacher Training
(International Research Foundation for Open Learning (IRFOL) ; Asian Development Bank, 1996)
The purpose of the paper is to guide the planning of distance education programmes for teacher training. Many teacher-training programmes have sought a balance between general education, teaching in relation to specific ...
Distance Education at the University of the South Pacific
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1991)
Report of the review of distance education at the University of the South Pacific initiated towards the end of 1989
Overview of COL's Programmes
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
COL's Three-year Plan for 2009-2012 is entitled Learning for Development, continuing with the theme of the previous triennium. The broad term “learning” – which subsumes formal education and training – not only captures ...
The Seed...A Belief
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
Commonwealth of Learning video, 2004. In two parts. Part 1 duration: 7:16. Part 2 duration:5:13.
Support Groups in Distance Education
(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 ...