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A grape that sees another gets ripe: Some OER issues for the Commonwealth
Human development Index gives a high importance to the gross enrollment ratio. Therefore the future of countries is more and more dependent on the knowledge, skills, and resourcefulness of its human resources. However, ...
Keeping Step with the times: The culture of Quality at the University of the West Indies, Open Campus
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’ ...
Arusha Convention on the recognition of qualifications in Higher Education in Africa
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and UNESCO, 2002)
Regional Convention on the recognition of studies, certificates, diplomas, degrees and other academic qualifications in Higher Education in the African States
ICTs for higher education
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
A background paper from the Commonwealth of Learning for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education; Paris, 5-8 July 2009.
Interview with Sir Graeme Davies
(Nexus TV, 2008)
Interview with Sir Graeme Davies at Fifth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, London, July 2008. (Duration: 6:42)
Unemployment Challenge In Nigeria: Vocational Education Through Open & Distance Learning Model To The Rescue
The paper reviewed the present status of unemployment situation in Nigeria with emphasis on university graduates. Effort was also made to examine the role vocational education through open distance learning can play to ...
Emerging Technologies, Established Communities, & Evolving Universities
Post-secondary institutions in Canada and around the world are in a constant state of flux due to changing population demographics and newer technologies. With multifarious demands for corollary revenues and bottom lines, ...
An exploratory study on factors contributing to drop- out of learners at Namibia College of Open Learning (NAMCOL)
This study on the reasons why learners drop out from NAMCOL was important to do because NAMCOL has experienced an increase in the drop outs rate. Of course, the reasons for dropout are numerous and complex. Accordingly, ...
Going the Distance: Making Distance Learning (DL) Work
Distance learning (DL) is back in vogue in the UK. It is out of the doldrums in terms of institutional and national interest, which is where it has been for a while. I mean DL, not e –learning or flexible learning or open ...
Fostering the use of ICT in Pedagogic practices in Nigerian Universities
The paper discusses the development of ICT and the status of its application to pedagogic practices in Nigerian Universities. It considered the availability of Higher Education in terms of the parameter: Higher Education ...