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Summary of the 6 Regional Policy Forums
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-20)
We shall now try to give you the flavour of the discussions at the Regional Forums taking it in turns to describe each one. We held regional forums in Barbados for the Anglophone Caribbean, Pretoria for Africa, Rio de ...
Learning for Open Innovation
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-09-07)
Video speech/presentation given at the 7th EFQUEL Innovation Forum held in Granada (7 September 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Resource contains link to video and PDF document transcript. Duration: 8:54
Life After the World OER Congress?
(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 ...
The Future of (Open) Education
(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 ...
Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-14)
My topic today is ‘Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL’, and my attempt is to analyze the recent developments in the light of our lessons from the past to identify implications for the Open and ...
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 ...
Ten Years of OER: Enlarging the Circle?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-20)
My topic is ‘Ten Years of OER: enlarging the cirle?’. // I shall first speak of some of the major developments in the last ten years, look at the lessons learned and will finally raise the question of how the circle may ...
Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Project Update
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-11)
Let me recall that the project has four elements: 1. A survey of the world’s governments to determine whether they have, or intend to develop, policies for the use of Open Educational Resources, 2. The holding of Regional ...
Bridging the Technology Gap: The Case of the Missing Content
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
In this session we bring you some perspectives on how the technology gap can be bridged to increase access, improve quality and cut the costs of education.