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International Online Courses: Issues of Global Quality Assurance, Multi-Country Collaboration and Open Educational Resources
If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence. We ...
Transforming Education with OER
(Henley Media Group Limited, 2012)
Expanding access to quality tertiary education is a critical challenge for developing countries. Faced with burgeoning demand for higher education, open and distance learning (ODL) is now deployed by many conventional ...
Harnessing OER to Drive Systemic Educational Change in Secondary Schooling
(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 ...
The Open Flip – a digital economic model for education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
The advent of the internet and digital technologies has given rise to a number of new economic models. These have often been applied to education, but either through faults in the initial models or differences in the ...
Learning for Development from Within and Beyond the Reef: Early Implementations of Open Distance Learning and Use of Open Educational Resources (OER) for the Teaching of English in a Small Island State
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
The following article examines the beginnings of open distance learning and use of OER by the National University of Samoa Faculty of Education to address an identified national need for more teachers and to improve their ...