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ICT and Related Issues Impacting on ODL
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-12-09)
Transcript of presentation given in Ghana, December 2008. Presented by Paul G. West.
Developing a Common Wealth of Learning: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues
(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
(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, ...
Speeches: By Sir John Daniel and colleagues August/September 2005)
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
This booklet contains the texts of six speeches that I delivered at conferences and symposia during the trip. Because their access to the Internet is sometimes limited, African colleagues whom I met often asked for ‘hard ...
Learning for Development: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues September 2006 - February 2007
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
This collection is entitled Learning for Development because that is the focus of COL’s work. In abstract terms we follow Amartya Sen’s definition of development as freedom whilst our operational framework for development ...
Open and Distance Learning in a Changing World: Selected speeches of Sir John Daniel and colleagues (2007-2008)
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
This booklet contains an open letter to the next US president – written before the election – and six speeches delivered in different countries at various events. In giving the selection the title Open and Distance ...
The Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) and its Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF)
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04-07)
Presented by Paul West at the 3rd Quality Congress, Dubai, Middle East, 7 April 2009. // Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for taking time to listen to this presentation about the 32 small states of the Commonwealth. My ...
Distance Education across Borders
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-14)
We shall first point out that education across borders - even distance education across borders - is not a new development. However, there are new trends within this activity that we must explore. We shall focus particularly ...
Trends & Issues in ODL
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-12-03)
COL works with Ministries and national institutions to establish policy and build skills in open and distance learning (ODL) and technology mediated learning. The focus was initially on radio and TV and has now moved to ...
Background to the Transnational Qualifications Framework
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-25)
If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence.