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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 ...
Message to the National Teachers' Institute (NTI)
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-10)
It gives me great pleasure to send a message on the occasion of the 2nd National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Summit and Graduation Ceremony. The NTI is the only dedicated single-mode teacher training institute in the ...
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 ...
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 ...
Is Modern ICT the Answer to Extension?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-24)
My topic today is: ‘Is modern ICT the answer to extension?’ which will be examined in the context of the Commonwealth of Learning’s work in Lifelong Learning for Farming. This presentation has been prepared jointly with ...
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 ...
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.
COL's Perspective on Open Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-08)
COL believes that knowledge is the common wealth of human kind and that all educational content developed with public funds must be made available under open licenses, so that more people are able to benefit from the initial ...