• Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st Century: Non-traditional educational models 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-16)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar at 'Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st Century: A global challenge in knowledge transfer to meet world demands for food security and sustainability'. Zaragoza, Spain June 2015.
    • Collaborate, Complement and Connect 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-01-24)
      Presented by Dr Venkataraman Balaji, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Education Ministers Action Group (EMAG), London, UK, 24 January 2019.
    • The Commonwealth of Learning 

      Kanwar, Asha; Naidoo, Vis; Ferreira, Frances; Umar, Abdurrahman; Kaushik, Madhulika; Lesperance, John; Mead Richardson, Alison; Balasubramanian, K; Pringle, Ian; Bullen, Mark; Balaji, Venkataraman; McEachern, Doris (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-11)
      The Commonwealth of Learning’s presentation to the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, Canada, 11 April 2013, Vancouver, Canada // It gives me great pleasure to formally welcome, for the first ...
    • Connected Learning and Ag Extension: Shall the twain meet? 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-01-05)
      Presented by Dr. V. Balaji at the 8th Global Communications Research Association in Bangalore, India, 5-7 January 2016.
    • DELIVERING APTUS - OER IN OFF-GRID, OFF-LINE SITUATIONS: REACHING THE UNREACHED 

      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.
    • ICT Capacity Building: Game Changers on the Horizon? 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-24)
      Slides from the Keynote Presentation of the 22nd IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC2012), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 September 2012. Presented by Balaji Venkataraman, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Learning in the Era of Digital Transformation 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-05-08)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at a public lecture, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia, 8 May 2018. Co-written with Dr Venkataraman Balaji, COL.
    • Life After the World OER Congress? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-22)
      As we come to the close of the 2012 World OER Congress, the next question is: where do we go from here? The adoption of the Paris Declaration is an important outcome of this Congress as Member States move from action to ...
    • Making It Matter: Supporting Education in the Developing World Through Open and Linked Data 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-05-16)
      Video presentation at the Making it Matter Workshop organised by the LinkedUp Project and the Commonwealth of Learning, London, United Kingdom, 16 May 2014. Duration: 17:03 // Resource contains link to video as well as a ...
    • Massive Open Online Courses for Development (MOOC4D) 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11-27)
      Presented by Dr. Ventakaraman Balaji, Director - Technology and Knowledge Management, Commonwealth of Learning, at a Faculty Workshop on a MOOC on Life Skills for Engineers, Kanpur, India, 27 November 2017.
    • MOOC for Capacity Building in Indian Agriculture 

      Balaji, Venkataraman; Sodhi, Balwinder; Prabhakar, T V (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-05)
      Presentation slides of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences Brainstorming Session in partnership with COL, New Delhi, India, 5 March 2014. By Venkataraman Balaji, Commonwealth of Learning, co-written with Balwinder ...
    • MOOC for Development 

      Balaji, Venkataraman; Kanwar, Asha (2015-06-25)
      This presentation explains why Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) need not be only about Higher Education and can contribute to sustainable development by addressing the three S’s, namely, Skills, Scale and Speed. Presented ...
    • MOOC for Sustainable Development? 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-09-18)
      Presentation slides from a presentation given as the Keynote Address, Second International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Education and Computer Science, Organised by the Universidad Da Vinci, Mexico, 18 September ...
    • MOOC, OER and Mass Higher Education 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-05)
      MOOC, OER and Mass Higher Education, May 2013 by Venkataraman Balaji, Commonwealth of Learning, Based on a report by Professor T V Prabhakar, IIT Kanpur // A key challenge facing the policy makers in many developing countries ...
    • MOOCs: an Introduction 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-08-09)
      ‘Transforming Indian Higher Education through MOOCs’ Forum, New Delhi, India, 9 August 2013, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Dr. Venkataraman Balaji), Commonwealth of Learning // It is a real pleasure ...
    • Three Generations of Open Education: Future Implications 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-12-08)
      My topic today is Three Generations of Open Education: Future Implications’. I have prepared these remarks with my colleague Dr Balaji and we will try to put Open Education Resources or OER in a historical context.
    • Three Generations of Open Education: Future Implications 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-02-24)
      Inaugural Address, Institute of ODL, University of Mumbai, 24 February 2011, Three Generations of Open Education: Future Implications, Prepared by Prof. Asha Kanwar and Dr. Venkataraman Balaji, Commonwealth of Learning ...
    • To MOOC or not to MOOC: That is the Question 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-09-17)
      Transcript and presentation slides from a lecture given at Wawasan Open University, Malaysia, 17 September 2014.
    • Universities in an Era of Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06-19)
      Transcript and presentation slides from Keynote Address, 2nd International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning, Manila, Philippines, 19 June 2014, Universities in an Era of Open Education, by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...