• Achieving Quality in Distance Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-04-04)
      Today we want to launch our interactive session with some brief and simple remarks about achieving quality in distance education.
    • Addressing the Teacher Gap through Open and Distance Learning: the Work of the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Umar, Abdurrahman; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-22)
      Meeting of the International Task Force on ‘Teachers for Education for All’, UNESCO HQ, Paris, 22 June 2009, Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO), Abdurrahman Umar & Sir John Daniel (COL) // In its Teacher Education work COL ...
    • Combating Degree Mills 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-01-26)
      Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Annual Conference and International Seminar, Washington, D.C. – January 26-29, 2009, Combating Degree Mills, Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO), John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning ...
    • Creating a Global ODL Community for Sharing Open Educational Resources (OER) 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-21)
      Open Learning System in Global Environment, International Conference Karnataka State Open University, 21 September 2011 by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a great pleasure to ...
    • Cross-Border Education: the Experience of a Lifetime! 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-12-09)
      Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), 9 December 2011, Cross-Border Education: The Experience of a Lifetime! Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, ...
    • Cultural Imperialism or Global Public Goods: Dilemmas of International Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-04-09)
      Mentioning international partnerships raises another question, which is our title today: Cultural Imperialism or Global Public Goods: Dilemmas of International Education. Is international involvement in expanding higher ...
    • 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 ...
    • Distance Education: Threats and Opportunities: Selected speeches and website blogs of Sir John Daniel and colleagues 2009-2010 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul; Balasubramanian, K; Lesperance, John; Ramamurthy, Sreedhar (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      This selection of speeches from 2009 and 2010 is entitled Distance Education: Threats and Opportunities. It also includes some entries from the blog that COL has introduced since the publication of the previous booklet. Open, ...
    • eLearning and Free Open Source Software: the Key to Global Mass Higher Education? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; D'Antoni, Susan; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-01-04)
      As you can see, this paper is a product of collaboration between COL and UNESCO and each of the authors brings a different perspective to the subject of this address, which is eLearning and Free Open Source Software: The ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-15)
      CREATIVE COMMONS GLOBAL SUMMIT, Warsaw, 15-18 September 2011 Plenary Session: Powering an Open Future: the Future of Sharing Culture, Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally by Stamenka ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Africa 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; van Wyk, Trudi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-02-21)
      It is a great pleasure to be here and to welcome you to the Regional Policy Forum for Africa that we are organising within our Project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”, which ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Arab Region 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-07)
      I will begin by describing the background to the project and list its three elements. Then Stamenka will share highlights the responses we have received from countries in this region to our survey questionnaire on OER ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Asia-Pacific 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-23)
      The aim of this project is to encourage governments to promote OER and the use of open licences. We hope that this project will help both governments and practitioners in the OER movement to integrate the concept of open ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Europe 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-17)
      The focus of our project is fostering governmental support for OER. Here in the Europe region there are vibrant OER initiatives under way in a number of countries. However, if our experience in other regions is any guide, ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Hewlett Grantees Meeting 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-11)
      We are pleased to have this opportunity to report on project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”which is being implemented by the Commonwealth of Learning and UNESCO with support ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Latin America 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-28)
      It is a great pleasure to be here and to welcome you to the Regional Policy Forum for Latin America that we are organising within our Project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”, ...
    • Global Connections -- Local Impacts: Best Practices, Models and Policies for Cross-Border Higher Education 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-21)
      Global Forum of the Observatory of Borderless Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur, 21-24 October, 2009 By Sir John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning) and Ms. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO) // Drawing on their personal experiences ...
    • Going Global: In What Direction? 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-12-07)
      This conference is mostly devoted to international education where students flow from poorer to richer countries and funds from poorer countries subsidise tertiary education for students in the richer countries. It's an ...
    • Human Development for Innovation: Changing the Profile of Global Higher Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-03-02)
      China now has the largest postsecondary education system with 21 million students and an Age Participation Rate (APR) of 19%. India lags behind with an APR of 10% and some 10 million students. Creating an innovative society ...
    • ICT in Education in the Caribbean: Achievements and Challenges 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-01-25)
      I shall begin by listing some of your achievements, as revealed by a survey that the Commonwealth of Learning has conducted with you. Later my colleague Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić will talk to you about the exciting opportunity ...