• Jail Inmates Seek Better Life Through Open Schooling: A Case Study of NIOS India 

      Tarun, Tarun (2019-09)
      As it has been continuously experiential, one of the major reasons for crimes all over the world is lack of awareness, education and unemployment. Through education, the prisoners can learn and become skilled how to behave ...
    • The Jeffrey Town Model for Community Development 

      Gordon, Ivy V (2013-11)
      This paper will set out to show how the Jeffrey Town model for community development has been effectively applied to the deep rural community of Jeffrey Town in Jamaica, hence the Jeffrey Town Model with ICT as a key ...
    • The Journey of SWAYAM: India MOOCs Initiative 

      Kanjilal, Uma; Kaul, Pradeep (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Under the ‘Digital India’ Initiative of Government of India, one of the thrust area is ‘Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)’. Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has embarked on a major initiative ...
    • Keeping Step with the times: The culture of Quality at the University of the West Indies, Open Campus 

      Gilzene-Cheese, Florence (2013-11)
      The growth of information and communication technology worldwide has facilitated the creation of classrooms without walls and universities without borders. The reaffirmation of UNESCO’s goal of ‘Education for all by 2015’ ...
    • Key Factors in the Employability of Education Graduates in an Open and Distance Institution 

      Molapo, Matseliso; Archer, Elizabeth (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      Beyond producing academically qualified graduates, higher education serves a broader purpose of producing well-rounded citizens and graduates. Meeting the demands of the labour market and contribution towards the socio-economic ...
    • Keynote Address, Plenary: Promoting Open Educational Resources 

      Glennie, Jenny (2013-12)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Keynote Address, Plenary - Promoting Open Educational Resources, 5 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. Presented by Ms. Jenny Glennie, Director, ...
    • Keynote Address, Plenary: Skills Development 

      McGreal, Rory (2013-11)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Keynote Address, Plenary: Skills Development, 3 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. Presented by Professor Rory McGreal, Commonwealth of ...
    • Keynote Address, Plenary: Technology and Innovation 

      Unwin, Tim (2013-11)
      I begin with a short overview of ten good practices that need to be in place to ensure effective use of ICTs in education: It’s the learning that matters, not the technology Teachers must be involved from the ...
    • Keynote Address, Plenary: Women and Girls Education 

      Mensah-Williams, Margaret (2013-12)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Keynote, Plenary - Girls' & Women's Education, 4 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. Presented by The Honourable Margaret Mensah-Williams, Member ...
    • Keynote Address: Access and Inclusion 

      Mlambo-Ngcuka, Phumzile (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11-29)
      Presented by Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the Eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 29 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, ...
    • Keynote Address: Efficiency and Effectiveness 

      Wiley, David (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11-30)
      Presented by Dr David Wiley, Chief Academic Officer, Lumen Learning, at the Eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 30 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    • Keynote Address: Quality and Equity in Learning 

      Fadzil, Mansor (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11-28)
      Presented by Professor Dato' Dr Mansor Fadzil, President/Vice-Chancellor, Open University of Malaysia, at the Eight Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 28 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    • Keynote Address: Technology and Innovation 

      Bean, Martin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11-28)
      Presented by Mr Martin Bean, Vice-Chancellor and President, RMIT University, at the Eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 28 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    • Knowing and Growing Network of Organic Women Farmers in the Caribbean: Digital media for learning, networking and farm management 

      Tandon, Nidhi (2010-11)
      With no explanation for climate change or the abrupt shifts in weather, farmers may think this is ‘God’s work’ - and beyond the control of mere mortals. By extension, farmers might not consider themselves actors of consequence ...
    • Knowledge Acquisition and Skill Development Issues and Pointers for Future Development of TVET in India in Formal as well as Distance Education Mode 

      Verma, Anand P (2010-11)
      The concerns and imperatives of Vocational Education and Training (VET) demand that education should lead to total human development. This includes personal, intellectual, social economic, civic, cultural, ethical and ...
    • Knowledge and Skill Acquisition from a Distance: Meeting the Changing Demands of Disadvantaged 

      Dev, Kapil (2010-11)
      This paper attempts to explain the need of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for the specific disadvantaged population so as to meet their changing demand for knowledge and skill acquisition. There are no controversies ...
    • Knowledge and Skill Development using Mobile Technology for Reducing Risks among Farmers 

      Anabel, Nancy J; Malarvannan, S; Karuppaiah, Jegan (2013-11)
      Indian resource poor farmers face several challenges such as lack of information on soil fertility, availability of quality seeds and other inputs, dependable weather forecast linked advisories, suitable crop varieties, ...
    • Knowledge Management Roundtable: Report and proposals for action 

      Harry, Keith (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1999)
      Commonwealth of Learning hosted a " Knowledge Management Roundtable" at its Vancouver headquarters 19 - 21 October 1999. Experts in distance education libraries and information databases discussed the changing nature of ...
    • KTTC’s eLearning Readiness Survey 

      Okinda, Robert A (2013-11)
      The purpose of this survey is to assess the level of KTTC’s e-learning readiness, challenges that may impede its adoption and measures that can be taken to mitigate these challenges. The main objectives for carrying out ...
    • L3 through ICT CFT Version 3: Emphasis on Teacher Professional Learning 

      Karuppiah, S. Jegan; Martin, Nivetha; Fatima Mary, M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      The wave of digitalization has opened the portals of digital edification in higher education institutions for promoting and enhancing L3 (Lifelong learning). The future generation will be flooded w ith digital natives ...