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Looking Ahead: Letters to the Next President from Higher Education's Leaders
(Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2008-09)
Given the importance of the upcoming Presidential election, not only to the nation as a whole but to higher education, Change solicited a set of letters to the President-elect from a group of higher-education leaders: ...
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 ...
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 ...
Leaders in Distance Education in the English-Speaking Caribbean
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
In examining the provision of distance education in the English-speaking (Commonwealth) Caribbean, it must be acknowledged that, historically, the main providers have been external institutions: the University of London ...
Leaders in Open and Distance Education in North America
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
The North American leaders in open and distance contributed to leadership, theory and research in open and distance education. Early distance education in North America can be traced back to Charles Wedemeyer who was a ...
Distance Education Leaders in Latin America and the Caribbean
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)
Distance higher education has only relatively recently been established in some Latin American and Caribbean countries, as part of wider higher education reforms. It has steadily boosted enrollment since the 1970s but ...