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Can the Ugly Duckling of ODL be Transformed into a Swan? The MOOC Effect
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-04)
Public Lecture, University of South Africa (Unisa), Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 October 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // Or more pertinently for us,‘Can the ugly duckling of ODL be transformed ...
National Qualifications Framework in South Africa: A Critical Review
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-10-29)
Transcript and presentation slides of a Public Lecture at the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education, (HKU SPACE), 29 October 2014. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar and co-written with ...
Universities in an Era of Open Education
(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, ...
Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st Century: Non-traditional educational models
(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.
Trends in Quality Assurance
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-11)
Quality in education is a growing concern across the Commonwealth where governments have made impressive gains in increasing access to education at all levels. However, increased access has not necessarily led to improved ...
Democratising Higher Education through Open Education Resources: From Commitment to Action
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12-13)
I will first look at the context of higher education and some of the initiatives that have been taken to democratise education. I will then bring you some examples of how OER are being harnessed to increase access, improve ...
Emerging Developments in ICT Based Learning: The Implications for Higher Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12-19)
My topic today is ‘Emerging Developments in ICT Based Learning: the implications for higher education’. I will first look at three emerging developments, namely the phenomenal rise of online learning; the OER movement and ...
Looking Before and After: the Emerging World of QA
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-07)
Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) 2013 Conference and Annual General Meeting, Chinese Taipei, 7 April 2013, Looking Before and After: the emerging world of QA by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // I am ...
Inauguration Message: AAOU 2012 Annual Conference
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-10-17)
It gives me great pleasure to be at the 26th AAOU Conference on ‘Expanding the Frontiers of Knowledge through ODL in changing societies’. This theme finds resonance in the Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL) own mission of ...
Old Wine in new Bottles? Exploring MOOCs
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-28)
My topic today is ‘Old Wine in new Bottles? Exploring MOOCs’. Let us first look at the context of higher education today and review the different developments that have emerged over the years to respond to the challenges ...