• Data Analytics and Leadership 

      Carr, Alexis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-06-28)
      Presented via Skype by Ms Alexis Carr, Research Coordinator, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Women Leadership in ODL: Pan-Commonwealth Training Programme, Penang, Malaysia, 28 June 2018.
    • A Decade of Development and Education in Africa: The Promise of Open and Distance Learning 

      Pityana, Barney (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-14)
      Transcript, slides and video of Keynote Address at the Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning of the Commonwealth of Learning held in collaboration with London University and UNESCO,London, 14-16 July 2008, under the ...
    • A Decade of Distance Education in the Commonwealth: Achievements and Challenges 

      Kanwar, Asha; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-05-18)
      National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja, 18 May 2009, Distance Education for the Twenty first Century, Professor Asha Kanwar & Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Our title today is Distance Education for the ...
    • Defining Open Educational Resources (OER) Indicators for National Adoption and Impact 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11-15)
      Presented by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist - eLearning, Commonwealth of Learning, at UNESCO, Paris, 15 November 2016.
    • DEHub Launch 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-02-25)
      The DEHub Innovation in Distance Education Project is a unique initiative to develop a repository of cutting edge research in distance education; develop models of best practice that can be replicated in other jurisdictions ...

      Balaji, Venkataraman; Cheng, Ricky; Gruda, Michelle (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-02-24)
      Presented at Mobile Learning Week 2015, UNESCO (24 February 2015) held in Paris, France by Dr. Venkataraman Balaji (co-written with Mr. Ricky Cheng and Ms. Michelle Gruda), Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Delivery of Training Programmes: Changing Design 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-03-25)
      With a few exceptions, education, as it is currently practised, has undergone little change from the traditions of some nine centuries ago. Yet, there is a strong body of evidence and advocacy that is emerging, and which ...
    • Democratising Education through Open Education Resources (OER): The Commonwealth Experience 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-11-23)
      The 3rd International Conference on e-Learning "Optimizing and Empowering Online Education" 23-24 November 2011, Bandung, Indonesia Democratising Education Through Open Education Resources (OER): The Commonwealth Experience ...
    • Democratising Higher Education through OER - What are the Possibilities? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06-07)
      International Conference on Science and Technology for Economic Diversification, Trinidad & Tobago, 7 June 2013, Democratising Higher Education through OER: What are the Possibilities? by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth ...
    • Democratising Higher Education through Open Education Resources: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12-13)
      I will first look at the context of higher education and some of the initiatives that have been taken to democratise education. I will then bring you some examples of how OER are being harnessed to increase access, improve ...
    • Democratising Lifelong Learning for All 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-11-20)
      Video presention delivered at the 3rd Lifelong Learning International Conference 2014 (20 November 2014) held in Malaysia by Prof. Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 11:38 // Resource contains ...
    • Demystifying the ‘M’ Words 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-24)
      Second International M-Libraries Conference, Vancouver, 24 June 2009, Demystifying the ‘M’ words, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // UBC is a perfect place to hold a conference if the weather is nice. I still ...
    • Designing a Response to COVID-19 Campus Closures: Praxis 

      Mays, Tony (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-06-05)
      “Designing a response to COVID-19 campus closures: praxis.” Presentation by Dr Tony Mays, Education Specialist: Open Schooling at the 11th e-Learning webinar for lecturers of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science ...
    • Developing a Common Wealth of Learning: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Varoglu, Zeynep; West, Paul; D’Antoni, Susan; Phillips, Susan (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2006)
      Part of the mission of the Commonwealth of Learning is to show intellectual leadership in the application of technology to learning. Although electronic communication is fast becoming a vehicle of choice for the discourse ...
    • Developing a national ODL Policy: an international perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-05-13)
      Keynote speech delivered at the international seminar to develop Pakistan’s first ever National Policy for Open and Distance Learning, Islamabad, Pakistan, 13 May 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth ...
    • Developing an ODL Policy: A Commonwealth Perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha; Perris, Kirk (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-06-22)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the University of the Gambia, Banjul, The Gambia, 22 June 2018. Co-written with Dr Kirk Perris, Adviser, Education, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Developing the Community: The Role of Universities and Open and Distance Learning 

      Ali, Anuwar (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-26)
      Building a well-developed community is a formidable but necessary challenge for many nations. An ideal community should fulfil all economic, social, material and spiritual needs of each and every one of its members; and ...
    • Developing the Educational Ecosystem of the Maldives: Launch of an Internet Radio System 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-12-03)
      Launch of the Internet Radio Facility, Male, Maldives, 3 December 2009, Remarks by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Today we launch an Internet Radio system for the Maldives. Internet Radio combines the strength ...
    • Developments in Distance and Online Learning: Can They Address Development Challenges? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-10)
      My topic today is ‘Developments in Distance Education and elearning: can they address emerging challenges?’, which I have prepared jointly with my colleague Dr K Balasubramanian. I will first look at the context of higher ...
    • Digital Divide to Digital Dividend: What will it take? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-12-01)
      Digital Divide to digital dividend: What will it take? Online EDUCA Berlin 1 December 2005, written by: Sir John Daniel and Paul West Commonwealth of Learning, presented by Sir John Daniel // Good evening and greetings ...