• Access to Learning and Asian Open Universities: In Context 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-11-04)
      My presentation this morning is about meaningful access and it begins with my belief that education, as a resource, is a basic and fundamental right. [...] I wish to take this presentation further in three parts: First, I ...
    • Adventures of a Former Open University Vice-Chancellor in International Development 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-12-05)
      Association of Open University Graduates, London, 5 December 2009, By Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Thank you so much for this invitation. During my time as Vice-Chancellor I very much appreciated the existence ...
    • Blending for Success in Open and Distance Education: Public/Private Partnerships; Human and Social Capital; Free and Copyrighted Content; Mixing the Media. 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-10-30)
      ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF OPEN UNIVERSITIES, Theme Empowering Asia through Partnerships in Open and Distance Education, Annual Conference 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 30 - November 1, Blending for Success in Open and ...
    • Bridging the Higher Education Gap: The 3-R Challenge 

      Kanwar, Asha; Kaushik, Madhulika (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Let us look at the three R’s, Reach, Resources, Relevance, that could help us to address the gaps of access, equity and quality.
    • Can ODL reach the unreached? Lessons from the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07-27)
      First public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar speaking about the potential of open and distance learning (ODL) ...
    • Celebrating Open Universities 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-01-10)
      Vardhaman Mahaveer Kota Open University, 3rd Convocation, 10 January 2007, Celebrating Open Universities, Remarks by Sir John Daniel on the conferment of the honorary degree, Doctor of Letters honoris causa // I congratulate ...
    • Confessions of a Part-time Extramural Student 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-13)
      I shall simply add to your own moving accounts of your studies at Massey by sharing my own experiences as a part-time extramural student for 25 years.
    • Congratulatory Message for the 60th Anniversary of Shanghai Open University 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-10-21)
      Congratulatory message for the 60th Anniversary of Shanghai Open University (SOU): Video message delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning on 21 October 2020.
    • Convocation Address: Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-24)
      Transcript of the Convocation Address at Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, Kota, India, 24 August 2012. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Creating an Endowment for Humanity: The role of Universities, Mega-Universities and Hyper-Universities 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-30)
      Netaji Subhas Open University, Annual Foundation Day Endowment Lecture 2007, Creating an Endowment for Humanity: The role of Universities, Mega-universities and Hyper-universities, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning ...
    • eLearning: Open or Closed? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-02)
      Hamdan Bin Mohammed eUniversity, Dubai – Annual Congress 2011, Theme: Being at the Leading Edge – How to give the Quest for Excellence a New Meaning, Keynote address: eLearning: Open or Closed? Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth ...
    • Extraordinary Education for Ordinary People 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-04-15)
      Extraordinary Education for Ordinary People, NETAJI SUBHAS WEST BENGAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, Endowment Lecture 15 April 2005 by: Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning // My title today is Extraordinary ...
    • From the Triangle to the Pentagon: Open Universities in the 21st Century 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004-11-28)
      I have entitled this address From the Triangle to the Pentagon: Open Universities in the 21st Century. In the light of current events I hasten to add that I am not talking about the Sunni triangle and the building in ...
    • The Future of (Open) Education 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-24)
      In this one hour presentation, Sir John Daniel will present on the concept of open education, the persistent challenges, achievements made and implications for the future of education, particularly in the context of ...
    • The Greening of Open Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-02-10)
      Transcript of speech delivered during the Visit to the Green Campus, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kalyani, India, 10 February 2006. Presented by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Higher Education: Open for Innovation? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-23)
      In the first part of the lecture I will show how, despite its traditional resistance to change, there have been important new developments in higher education in the last fifty years. The most important developments have ...
    • Inaugural Address 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-09-27)
      Formal Inauguration of CEMBA/MPA, Open University of Mauritius, Port Louis, Mauritius, 27 September 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // COL has had a long association with Mauritius, which has been ...
    • Is eLearning True to the Principles of Technology? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-27)
      eLearn Conference, World Conference on eLearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education, Vancouver, Canada, 27 October 2009, Keynote address by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // What is technology ...
    • Leadership and Innovation for the Future of ODL 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11-06)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the EduXchange International Conference, 6 November 2016 held in Shanghai Open University, Shanghai, China.
    • A New Paradigm for Open Universities 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-12-01)
      Keynote delivered at the AAOU 29th Annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 1 December 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist, eLearning).