• Welcome and Introductory Remarks: Association of Commonwealth Universities Executive Heads Conference 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-04-28)
      Stamenka will begin our proceedings by recalling some of the conclusions of the World Conference and suggesting how OERS might help us take some of its recommendations forward. After she has spoken I will come back with ...
    • Welcome Message 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-02)
      Transcript of Welcome Message at Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Formal Opening, 2 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning
    • Well Equipped for the Future 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-06-11)
      State University of New York, Empire State College, Commencement 11 June 2011, Well Equipped for the Future, Remarks by Sir John Daniel, on the conferment of the degree, Doctor of Letters honoris causa // In 1971, the year ...
    • What Ails Indian Distance Education Research? 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-20)
      Keynote Presentation: Sub-Theme 3: Research In Open and Flexible Distance Learning, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India, India-Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning, 20 - 22 February ...
    • What Do We Know About Using new Technologies for Learning and Teaching? A Ten Year Perspective. Digital Divide or Digital Dividend? Postcards from the South 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-09-25)
      The 12th Cambridge International Conference on Open and Distance Learning, What do we know about using new technologies for learning and teaching? A ten year perspective, 25-28 September, 2007, Digital Divide or Digital ...
    • What Educational Technology Means to Me 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-28)
      Concordia University, Graduate Programme in Educational Technology, 40th Anniversary Conference, Opening keynote address (by video), 28 June 2009, What Educational Technology Means to Me, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of ...
    • What Has COL Done To Help You Achieve Your Goals? 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Tyrer, Rod (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-12-12)
      It is a pleasure to tell you about some of the things that the Commonwealth of Learning has helped you achieve in the last three years and to present COL's programme of work for 2006-09.
    • What is an Open University? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-01-11)
      TAMIL NADU OPEN UNIVERSITY, Convocation 11 January 2007, Address by the Chief Guest, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning, What is an Open University? // At the moment some 24% of the ten million Indians engaged in ...
    • What is the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth? A Guide for Commonwealth Vice-Chancellors 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-29)
      In 2000, fearing that their countries would be left behind by the Internet revolution, the Ministers of Education of the Commonwealth's 32 small states decided to create the Virtual University for Small States of the ...
    • What must we do to effectively prepare teachers for tomorrow? 

      Aguti, Jessica N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-07-22)
      Video presentation delivered at the Distance Education for Teacher Training in Africa (DETA) Conference from Dr. Jessica Aguti, Education Specialist - Teacher Education, held 22–24 July 2015 in Mauritius.
    • What Openness Means to the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-07)
      Video presentation delivered during Open Education Week, March 7-11, 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • What Role Can Distance and Blended Learning Play in Higher Education? 

      Mohee, Romeela (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11-14)
      Presented by Professor Romeela Mohee, Educational Specialist: Higher Education, Commonwealth of Learning, at the third event of the Wilton Park Youth Dialogues series (conference titled Organising for Change: How Can Higher ...
    • What We Don't Know about Open Education Resources 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-01)
      Slides for "What we don’t know about Open Education Resources?" Panel Discussion at the Unisa/Cambridge International Conference on Open, Distance and eLearning, Cape Town, South Africa, 1 October 2013, by Professor Asha ...
    • Who says you can't have quality content in low-resource settings? The uses of OER 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-08-24)
      USAID 'Global Workshop on Education and Development: From Evidence to Action' Washington DC, USA. 22-26 August 2011. "Who says you can't have quality content in low-resource settings? The uses of OER" by Professor Asha ...
    • Who’s Afraid of Cross-border Higher Education? A Developing World Perspective 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-04-01)
      Who's Afraid of Cross-border Higher Education? A Developing World Perspective INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION (INQAAHE), Presented at: Annual Conference 2005 - Wellington, New Zealand, ...
    • Why All This Fuss About Monitoring and Evaluation? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-07-11)
      Transcript and slides of opening remarks to a COL staff workshop on the monitoring and evaluation of achievement under the 2006-09 Plan, Vancouver, July 11, 2006. Presented by Sir John Daniel.
    • Why and How Ontario Colleges and Universities could/should Collaborate with Developing Countries in the Area of Online Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-12-15)
      Presentation for ContactNorth/ContactNord, Ontario, Why and How Ontario Colleges and Universities could/should Collaborate with Developing Countries in the Area of Online Learning, 15 December 2011, Sir John Daniel, ...
    • Why Open Learning is of Increasing Importance not just for Distance Providers 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-09-05)
      Video presentation delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Open Learning Conference 2018, Pretoria, South Africa, 5 September 2018.
    • Widening Access to Education in the Commonwealth: what have we learned? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Gatsha, Godson; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09-18)
      Keynote address presented at the Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA) Conference on 18 September 2015 held at the Institute of Distance Education, University of Swaziland by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...
    • Widening Access to Quality Higher Education: the Role of Private Universities and Open and Distance Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-05-04)
      The title of the conference asks whether private universities and open universities are the future of education. My topic is Widening Access to Quality Higher Education: the Role of Private Universities and Open and Distance ...